Jim Williams was honored today at halftime of Temple University Basketball game with East Carolina University at the Liacouras Center. Jim played basketball for Temple from 1963 through 1966. Jim is the only Owl to ever lead the team in  rebounding and scoring three years in a row.   Jim was selected to the All Big Five First team, 2 out of his 3 varsity seasons. Jim helped lead the Owls into the NCAA tournament in 1964 and to the NIT tournament in 1966.
Jim's name know hangs in the rafters of the Liacouras Basketball Center. Jim was drafted by the Chicago Bulls but opted to play professionally in Italy. The Highlight of his pro-career was winning the European Championship in 1970.  
The picture is Jim Williams standing next to the statue of his Coach Harry Litwack at the entrance to the Liacouras Center.