Former Eagle to Play for National Championship Tonight
Former Mt. San Jacinto guard Mark Williams and his new team Mountain State University will play for the NAIA Division I national championship tonight when they take on Pikeville College.
Mountain State, located in West Virginia, is currently ranked #3 in the nation. Tonight's game will be televised on CBS College Sports Network and is set to tip-off at 7 pm Pacific Time. During the 2008-09 season Mark earned first team All Foothill Conference honors for MSJC, averaging 12.5 points and 3.2 assists per game. Mark led the Eagles to a 23-11 record and an appearance in the Southern California Regional Finals.
In Sunday's quarter-final game Mark scored 16 points to guide Mountain State to victory.
Mark Williams who helped MSJC to the Southern California Regional Finals during the 2008-09 season will be trying to win an NAIA National Championship tonight as part of the Mountain State (WV) team. The game will be televised on the CBS College Sports Network at 7 pm.