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Missouri transfer Johnathan Williams III to visit Gonzaga

The talented forward will be on campus in May...

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Over the past several years, Gonzaga has been one of the most active programs in the transfer market in the country.  Two of the Bulldogs starters this past season, Kyle Wiltjer and Byron Wesley, started their college careers at different universities and were huge reasons for the Bulldogs breakthrough into the Elite 8.  This offseason is looking to be no different as Mark Few's staff has been all over several highly touted transfers.

The latest news to break is that Missouri transfer Johnathan Williams III is going to visit Gonzaga on May 1st as he looks for his next destination.  Williams has interesting, and quite honestly, kind of harsh transfer restrictions as he is not able to go to any SEC, Big 12, or other team on the Missouri schedule for the next two years.  These restrictions are very odd when you consider that Williams III committed to Missouri when Frank Haith was there so the current coaching staff isn't even the one that recruited him.

As a sophomore last year, Williams III led the Tigers with 12 points per game and also pulled down 7 boards.  At 6'9'', 225lbs, he is a very attractive target for the Zags as they will be looking to rebuild their frontline after this season.  Williams would have to sit out this coming season but would be eligible the following year and have two years to play.

The Bulldogs are also involved with several other transfers including Damion Lee, Nigel Williams-Goss, and Marcus Foster.  We will update all those situations as well as we hear more.