June 5, 2006

Birmingham guard to enroll at Auburn next week

The basketball Tigers signed five prospects in 2006 but a sixth player will be joining the group next week in Birmingham, Ala., Altamont High School shooting guard Larry Williams.


The 6-foot-2, 160-pound Williams chose to walk-on at Auburn in hopes of earning a scholarship. He received an early offer from East Carolina but chose Auburn over a late offer from Eastern Kentucky.


"I just decided that Auburn was the best choice because it was closer to home and my family would be able to see me," said Williams. "The Auburn coaches really wanted me to come down. They are going to find as much academic money as they can for this year and try to get me on an athletic scholarship for next season."

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