Timika Williams Photogallery From The 2008-09 Season
Is one of 17 players in program history with at least 500 points and 400 rebounds ... on pace to become program's all-time leading rebounder and No. 3 scorer.
Key contributor to UTEP's record-setting season, in which the Miners made their first NCAA tournament appearance and tied the institution's record for most victories (28-4) ... Played in all 32 games, including starting the final 31, while contributing 8.8 ppg along with a team-leading 6.7 rpg ... paced squad in rebounding for second straight year while ranking fifth in scoring ... led Conference USA in field-goal percentage with the fourth-best figure in school history (53.5) ... tallied three double doubles while reaching double digits in boards on five occasions ... eclipsed double figures in scoring on 13 contests ... season high in points (22) and rebounds (12) in romp against TXA&MCC (11/15) ... eight of the rebounds were of the offensive variety ... torched Tulsa (2/2) for 20 points and seven caroms in road win ... big performance in victory at SMU (1/31), tallying 17 points on sizzling 8-of-10 shooting ... solid effort in triumph against Prairie View A&M (12/18) and at Toledo (12/21), recording 14 ppg, 7 rpg on a combined 12-of-21 shooting ... double-double vs. ECU (2/10) with 11-point, 11-board outing ... also achieved the feat vs. PVAMU ... twelve points, eight boards and a career-high-tying three blocks against SMU (2/28) ... steady performance against UAPB (11/30) with 13 points and seven rebounds ... pulled down 12 boards in C-USA championship tilt vs. the Mustangs (3/9) ... all-around effort at Tulane (1/12), with nine points, seven caroms and a personal-best three assists.
Talented post who came to the Sun City along with Jareica Hughes, helping the Miners register the then best record in school history at 22-8 ... earned placement on the Conference USA all-rookie squad, making UTEP the only member institution with multiple players on team ... played in every game, earning 22 starts ... led team in rebounding at 7.0 per contest while ranking third in scoring (8.8) ... had seven games with at least 10 boards to pace Miners along with Tasha Marisett ... a rebounding force at both ends of the court, evidenced by squad-leading 67 offensive boards ... one of five players on the team with at least 40 thefts, helping UTEP break school record in single-season steals ... posted four double-doubles on the campaign ... grabbed 16 rebounds against UC-Irvine (11/18) to set Miner rookie record ... had seven points in the contest as well ... catalyst in furious rally which fell just short against Arizona (11/26) ... scored 24 points in the second half, including nine in the final three minutes, to almost erase 20-point deficit in waning minutes ... nailed career-high four triples in contest ... posted first-career double-double with 13 points and 10 boards in win against Tulane (1/2) ... followed that up with 11-point, 10-rebound effort versus Rice (1/5) ... was back at it in then record-setting win against Memphis (2/10), scoring 17 points while securing 10 caroms ... final double-double was result of 11 points and 14 rebounds against SMU (2/24) on "Senior Night" ... chipped in eight points while grabbing 13 rebounds at Tulane (1/20) ... despite foul trouble, managed four points and 10 rebounds against North Texas (12/2).
Four-year starter at power forward for coach Michelle Jackson at Southfield-Lathrup in Lathrup Village, Mich. ... Associated Press Class A Honorable Mention All-State as a senior ... Detroit News Class A All-State Honorable Mention as a junior and senior, Detroit Free Press Class A Fifth-Team All-State as a junior ... led Southfield-Lathrup to a 27-1 record and the Michigan Class A State Title - its first in school history ... the Chargers won their final 22 games and were ranked No. 14 in USA Today's Final Super 25 Poll and No. 15 in SI.com's Girls High School Hoops Rankings ... ranked as the No. 7 power forward and No. 46 overall player by Michael White's All-Star Girls Report ... averaged 11 points and 12 rebounds her senior year ... had 24 points, nine rebounds and four blocks in the state championship game which Southfield Lathrup won, 48-36, on Dec. 3, 2005 ... was named the USA Today National Player of the Week following the tournament ... 14 points, five boards and two steals in the semifinals ... as a junior in 2004, she posted 15 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks per game ... posted 40 double-doubles in her career in which she averaged 13 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks.
Full name is Timika Shavonne Williams ... a general studies major ... has one brother, Dematrius, 32 ...born on May 29, 1988, in Detroit, Mich ... daughter of Floyd and Beverly Williams.