Corey Williams

Corey Williams

Men's College Basketball Analyst

Corey Williams, a former Arizona Wildcat standout who played professional basketball for 12 years overseas, has been a men’s college basketball analyst for ESPN since 2012.

He has also held jobs with Fox Sports and IMG, where his broadcasting career began in 2009 when they chose him to be the color analyst for men’s basketball games at his alma mater. In 2010, Williams partnered with one of his former college teammate Joseph Blair to establish the “Out of Bounds” sports radio talk show on AM 1290 The Source in Tucson, Ariz.

Williams is currently the vice president at Crest Insurance Group in Tucson. He also founded and is the executive director of SPL Sports Inc., which is a non-profit organization, focused on providing free sports and fitness programs to youths across Arizona. In 2005, Williams founded the Tucson Summer Pro League, which is an NCAA certified summer league that has featured NBA players such as Richard Jefferson, Jason Terry and Jordan Hill, and has since expanded to make the Phoenix Summer Pro League.

Williams played professional basketball for 12 years, playing on teams in Luxembourg, Switzerland and Belgium.

Williams graduated from the University of Arizona in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in political science. He helped the Wildcats win two Pac-10 titles, as well as make an NCAA Sweet 16 appearance and a trip to the 1994 Final Four.

A native of Batavia, Ill., Williams holds the all-time scoring record at Batavia High School, and was selected to the All-State team three times while leading his high school team to four consecutive conference titles.


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