Former University of Houston basketball player Rob Williams dies

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HOUSTON - Former University of Houston basketball guard Rob Williams passed away Monday afternoon, according to the school. He was 52.

Williams lettered at U of H from 1979 to 1982. He remains the fifth-leading scorer in Coogs history with 1,838 points. He was the 1982 NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Most Outstanding Player.

He was drafted 19th overall in the 1982 NBA draft by Denver, where he played for two seasons.

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