Wildcat star forward Derrick Williams was nearly a Memphis Tiger

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Many Arizona basketball fans might not know that Wildcat forward Derrick Williams was dangerously close to being Memphis Tiger forward Derrick Williams.

Recruited by former U of A Assistant, current Memphis Head Coach Josh Pastner, Williams made a visit, left with a Memphis logo as the wallpaper on his cell phone, could've verbally committed, but decided to take one more visit, the last visit to the U of A.

The rest, as they say, is history.