Being told he's become a complementary player is probably the best compliment Clinton Springer-Williams can receive, which might not have always been the case.
The Carleton Ravens' on-paper outlook for 2012-13 improved the moment the former Canadian university men's basketball rookie of the year decided in 2011 to transfer to the nation's capital after an unsuccessful stint in the NCAA. It gave the Ravens the guards who had won CIS top rookie honours in both 2010 and '11 with Springer-Williams and Phil Scrubb, who's since won the Mike Moser Trophy twice as national player of the year.
There was the question of how Springer-Williams would adapt from being needed to score 20 points a night when he last played in CIS to playing in Carleton's spread-the-wealth system. Long story short, Springer-Williams has left his days as a score-first gunner behind. Now he's a big cog in helping Carleton go after another CIS title against Lakehead on Sunday (3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT, The Score).Read More »from Carleton Ravens’ Clinton Springer-Williams finds a roost without having to rule it