‘No pressure’ for Kenrich Williams entering his senior season
He’s entering his senior season with buzz about a NBA future and hopes of TCU’s first NCAA tournament berth since 1998 – but guard Kenrich Williams isn’t phased.
“I’m not really supposed to be here, I had no DI scholarship offers, just Division II,” Williams said. “I’m supposed to be playing Division II basketball, so there’s no pressure for me, I always keep that mindset.”
Williams, who attended high school in Waco, opted for New Mexico Junior College, before joining the Frogs in 2014.
He’s thriving as the Horned Frog’s stat-sheet stuffer. Last season he led the Big 12 in double-doubles with 19 and won Most Outstanding Player honors at the NIT.
Now entering his final season on campus, Williams appreciates the TCU basketball experience.
“Coming here was a blessing to be honest,” Williams said. “I’m close to my mom, family and friends can come watch me play, playing in the Big 12, the program is on the rise, it’s pretty good.”
With last year’s seniors, Brandon Parrish and Karviar Shepherd, gone, Williams said he’s embraced the role of team leader. Read More