Promising backcourt performer who originally signed with the Tigers in November, 2008 ... diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease as a senior in high school and spent the last few years in treatment ... has been cleared to resume his education and basketball career ... has good physical tools ... will add depth to the Tigers' backcourt ... needs to come back strong from long layoff.
AT IMHOTEP CHARTER H.S.: First team All-Philadelphia Public League selection ... finished career as Imhotep's all-time scoring leader ... first player in school history to score 1,000 career points ... led the Panthers to the Class AA state championship and Philadelphia City and district titles as a junior ... averaged with a 13.1 average ... Imhotep finished its most successful season ever in 2008-09 with an impressive 32-1 record that included an astounding 31-game winning streak and a state championship ... named third team All-State as a senior after averaging 14.5 points per game for Coach Andre Noble ... led Panthers to a combined 59-5 during final two years ... first-team All-Public League selection in the C Division as a junior and senior ... played entire season while suffering from Hodgkin's Disease which was diagnosed in May, 2009 after the end of his senior season.
Coach Pat Skerry on Will -"He's a tough kid. He embodies the type of toughness and perseverance we want. We're going to need his ability to shoot the ball plus his attitude and leadership."