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Toledo native Vince Williams picked by Grizzlies in NBA Draft

The St. John's grad and VCU forward was selected in the second round by the Memphis Grizzlies.
Credit: AP
Virginia Commonwealth forward Vince Williams Jr. (10) brings the ball up court against the Davidson Wildcats during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Davidson, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Jacob Kupferman)

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The Memphis Grizzlies have selected Toledo native Vince Williams Jr. in the second round, 47th overall in the 2022 NBA Draft.

The St. John's grad went on to play for Virginia Commonwealth University where he was first-team all Atlantic-10 Conference, averaging 14.1 points per game.

Williams now joins a Memphis squad that made it to the second round of the NBA playoffs.


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