Iowa Energy Acquire Troy Williams
Des Moines, Iowa - The Iowa Energy announced today that the team has acquired forward Troy Williams and waived guard DeAndre Mathieu.
Williams (6-7, 218) appeared in 24 games (13 starts) for the Memphis Grizzlies during his rookie season and averaged 5.3 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 17.4 minutes.
As an assignee with the Energy this season, Williams averaged 14.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 11 games.
A native of Hampton, Va., Williams signed with Memphis on Aug. 8, 2016 as an undrafted free agent after his junior season at Indiana University.
A three-year starter as a Hoosier, Williams was named Third Team All-Big 10 as a junior and was named the 2013 Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Virginia his senior year of high school.
Mathieu (5-9, 169) appeared in seven games for the Energy and averaged 4.1 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game after being signed via the available player pool on Dec. 21, 2016.
Williams will be in uniform tonight when the Energy take on the Santa Cruz Warriors at 9:00 p.m. CST.
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