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- William Lee
William  Lee

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Plantersville, Ala.

High School:
Dallas County High School

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 209

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1L



Junior Season (2016-17)
• Named the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season
• Selected to the All-Conference USA Second Team
• Earned a spot on the Conference USA All-Defensive Team
• Tabbed to the NABC All-District 11 Second Team
• Started in 32 of the 33 games he appeared in and averaged 28.2 minutes per game
• Led UAB and ranked 20th in Conference USA with 13.2 points per game
• Paced UAB and ranked 11th in Conference USA with 6.7 rebounds per game
• Stood first in Conference USA and 20th in the NCAA with 2.4 blocks per game
• Recorded 80 blocked shots for the fourth-most in a single season in school history
• Ranked 12th in Conference USA with a .493 field goal percentage
• Was eighth in Conference USA with 5.4 defensive rebounds per game
• Blocked six shots in a win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 11)
• Swatted seven shots and grabbed seven rebounds in a victory over Troy (Nov. 17)
• Scored 19 points, grabbed six rebounds, blocked three shots and made four 3-pointers in a win over George Washington (Nov. 22)
• Had 14 points, nine rebounds and five blocks in a win at Stephen F. Austin (Dec. 7)
• Finished with 18 points and 10 rebounds in a victory over Miles College (Dec. 28)
• Scored the game-winning basket and finished with 19 points and five blocks in a win at North Texas (Jan. 5)
• Had 20 points in an overtime win at Rice (Jan. 7)
• Scored 19 points, pulled down seven rebounds and shot 7-for-8 from the field in a win over WKU (Jan. 12)
• Finished with 22 points, a career-high 17 rebounds and hit five 3-pointers in a win over Marshall (Jan. 14)
• Named the Conference USA Player of the Week (Jan. 16) after averaging 20.5 points, 12.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 blocks per game in wins over WKU and Marshall
• Had 26 points and seven rebounds against Old Dominion (Feb. 11)
• Registered 18 points, four rebounds and three blocks at WKU (Feb. 19)
• Scored 17 points and grabbed five rebounds against C-USA champion Middle Tennessee (Feb. 26)
• Had 17 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks in a win over Florida Atlantic (March 2)
• Scored the game-winning basket and finished with 19 points, seven rebounds and four blocks in a win over Charlotte in the C-USA Tournament (March 8)

Sophomore Season (2015-16)
• Named the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year
• Selected to the All-Conference USA Third Team
• Tabbed the Conference USA Player of the Week (Jan. 18)
• Finished second in Conference USA and eighth in the NCAA with 2.9 blocked shots per game
• Registered 95 blocked shots to rank second on the all-time single season list
• Blocked at least one shot in 32 of the 33 games in which he appeared
• Tied a career-high with eight blocks in a victory over Florida Atlantic (Feb. 6)
• Ended the season third on the team in scoring (10.6 ppg) and second in rebounding (6.2 rpg)
• Ranked 17th in Conference USA with 6.2 rebounds per game
• Scored a career-high 28 points and hit a career-best five three-pointers in an overtime win at Old Dominion (Jan. 14)
• Finished with a career-best 12 rebounds to go along with five blocks in a win over UTEP (Jan. 9)
• Had 20 points, seven rebounds and two blocks at WKU (Jan. 28)
• Tallied at least 10 rebounds in wins over USC Upstate (Dec. 16), at Charlotte (Jan. 16), Florida Atlantic (Feb. 6) and Marshall (Feb. 25)
• Shot 49.4 percent from the field and 34.4 percent from the three-point line

Freshman Season (2014-15)
• Selected to the 2015 C-USA All-Freshman Team
• Named to all-tournament team at the 2015 C-USA Championship
• Averaged 10.6 ppg and 7.2 rebounds per contest during UAB's 2015 postseason run (five games)
• Was UAB's leading rebounder, averaging 6.0 boards per game
• Named C-USA Freshman of the Week on March 1 after scoring 16 points, recording 11 rebounds and eight blocks vs. Middle Tennessee (Feb. 28)
• Averaged 12.7 points and 7.2 rebounds over last nine games
• Reached double figures in scoring in eight of last nine games and in 12 contests overall
• Scored a then career-high 18 points at Florida Atlantic (March 5)
• Named Conference USA Freshman of the Week on Feb. 17 after back-to-back double-doubles at North Texas (13 pts., 11 rebs.) and at Rice (13 pts., 10 rebs.)
• His dunk in the first half vs. Louisiana Tech was No. 4 on ESPN's SportsCenter's Top-10 Plays the night of Feb. 5
• Went 3-for-3 from 3-point range vs. Old Dominion (Jan. 24)
• Led UAB in rebounds for three-straight outings to start C-USA play
• Had his first double-digit rebound performance with 11 against FAU (Jan. 8)
• Scored a then career-high 13 points and blocked three shots while logging 28 minutes against LSU (Dec. 18)
• Made his first collegiate start against UNC Asheville (Dec. 14); Made his collegiate debut against USF (Nov. 20)
• Missed the first two games of the 2014-15 season due to a knee injury

High School
• One of the most-highly recruited players in UAB history
• Named 2014 Alabama Sports Writers Association's (ASWA) Mr. Basketball and 2013-14 Gatorade Alabama Player of the Year
• Tabbed the state of Alabama's Class 4A Player of the Year by the Birmingham News
• Led Dallas County High School to the 2014 Class 4A State Championship, where he earned tournament MVP honors
• Scored 22 with 13 rebounds in the Alabama Class 4A title game his senior season
• Recognized as one of ASWA's Super 5 his junior and senior seasons
• Averaged 22.2 points, 12.7 rebounds, 9.2 blocks, 3.9 assists, and 3.4 steals per game his senior season
• Holds the national record for blocks in a game with 26 and had more than 1,000 blocks in his career
• Named Class 4A Player of the year his junior season by averaging 19.6 points, 17.5 rebounds, and 5 assists per game
• Maintained a 3.5 GPA in the classroom, was a member of the Dallas County High Drama Club and was a student manager for his high school volleyball team

Personal
William "HaHa" Lee was born on Jan. 10, 1995 ... his parents are Sandra Cunningham and William Lee ... has one brother (Deandre) and three sisters (Brittany Lee, Marissa Cunningham and Sandiesa Cunningham).

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