May 28, 2006

Birmingham guard faces decision deadline

After wrapping up a strong senior season at Altamont High School in Birmingham, Ala., shooting guard Larry Williams is still deciding where to continue his basketball career on the next level.

The 6-foot-2, 160-pound Williams was all set on walking on at Auburn after turning down a scholarship offer from East Carolina but now another program has gotten in the mix.

"Eastern Kentucky called and said they were looking for a shooter," said Williams. "We sent them a highlight tape and once they review that, they'll get back with us. I think I might take it if they do offer."

Before Eastern Kentucky got involved, Williams had made a decision to walk-on at Auburn with hopes of securing an athletic scholarship after a year.

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