Wade Watch Week 9: Christyn Williams, Peyton Williams


Christyn Williams, University of Connecticut

Christyn Williams is having an outstanding sophomore season for UConn. She is currently averaging 14.6 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game. Williams came to UConn as a freshman in 2018 and averaged 11.7 points and 3.2 rebounds per game. She received American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year honors that same year.  

The sophomore guard from Little Rock, Arkansas, was a huge contributor in the Huskies’ road to winning the 2020 American Championship. Williams posted a 12-point performance in the quarterfinals against Temple and tallied 15 points in the semifinals versus South Florida. She had her best game in the championship against Cincinnati when she racked up 22 points. Williams’ tournament performance earned her a spot on the 2020 American All-Tournament Team. The sophomore guard will be back in action when UConn heads to the 2020 NCAA Tournament.




Peyton Williams, Kansas State University

Peyton Williams is making the most of it in her final season at Kansas State. This season, she is averaging a double-double of 15.4 points and 11.0 rebounds per game. Since suiting up for the Wildcats, Williams has recorded over 1,500 points, 900 rebounds, 200 assists, 150 steals and 100 blocks. She also grabbed over 300 boards each of the last two seasons including 308 this year.

The senior out of Topeka, Kansas, was a double-figure scorer in her final two regular season games of her career. Williams scored 11 points against Oklahoma State followed by a season-high 24 points against Kansas.



Release Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2020