Evans, a 6-8 forward, comes to USU from Tulsa, and will have two years of eligibility for the Aggies.
A native of Salt Lake City, Evans played in 34 games, making 22 starts, last season at Tulsa, helping the Golden Hurricane to a 21-13 record, including a 13-3 Conference USA mark, as well as winning the C-USA title and advancing to the NCAA Tournament, where they lost to UCLA in the second round. Evans averaged 5.3 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.7 steals, while playing 20.6 minutes per game. He shot 34.4 percent (63-of-183) from the field, including 25.9 percent (29-of-112) from three-point range, along with 58.1 percent (25-of-43) at the free throw line. He led Tulsa in rebounding in three games, highlighted by a season-high 11 boards in two different games, for his two double-digit rebounding games, along with netting double-figure points in two games, including a season-high 14. He netted three three-pointers in a game on three separate occasions, as well as posting single-game season-highs of three assists, two blocks and two steals.
Evans played his freshman season at Casper College, where he played in 30 games, averaging 10 points, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal per game. He shot 43 percent from the field and made 85 percent of his free throws in helping the Thunderbirds to the Region 9 regular-season championship.
Evans played one season at New Hampton Prep in New Hampton, N.H., where he averaged 10 points and six rebounds for the Huskies. He was a four-year letterwinner at Highland High School in Salt Lake City, where he earned first-team Utah Class 4A all-State accolades after leading the Rams to the 2011 Utah Class 4A State Championship, after posting 15 points and nine rebounds per game. As a junior, Evans earned second-team all-state honors after averaging 10 points and six rebounds, and helping Highland to a third-place finish in the state playoffs. Evans was an honorable mention all-state and third-team all-region honoree as a sophomore, after averaging seven points and five rebounds. Evans was also a three-year letterwinner and a two-year starter on Highland's baseball team.
Evans is the oldest child of four children of Matt and Dayna Evans. He intends on majoring in business with a minor in management at USU.