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Godfrey: Potential money lured Williams

Updated: July 21, 2009, 7:53 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

The lure of potential money overseas was the reason that Latavious Williams opted to pursue a professional basketball career overseas instead of keep his commitment to Memphis, according to his consultant Trey Godfrey.

Williams, who played his postgraduate year at Christian Life Center Academy in Texas, becomes the third prep player in the past year to choose a pro career over playing in college. But like the other two, Williams wasn't qualified -- yet -- to play academically, according ...

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