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Nov. 21, 1997

Two Sign Basketball Letters of Intent

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - University of Virginia men's head basketball coach Jeff Jones has announced the signing of two players to national letters of intent with Virginia during the National Letter of Intent early signing period.

The players are Adam Hall, a 6-5 swing player from Katy, Texas, and Chris Williams, a 6-5 swing player from Birmingham, Ala.

Hall averaged 23.1 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.0 steals a game as a junior during the 1996-1997 season at Katy High School. He shot 51 percent from the field and 72 percent from the free throw line. Hall earned District Most Valuable Player honors last season.

Williams averaged 16.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists a game as a junior during the 1996-1997 season at Minor High School. He shot 65 percent from the field, including 42 percent from three point range, and 73 percent from the free throw line. Williams earned All-State honors last season.

"We are extremely pleased to have Adam and Chris join our program," Jones said. "Both are skilled, athletic wing players who will contribute a great deal to our program."

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