A skilled and hard-nosed player with Division I and NCAA Tournament experience... A talented forward that provides skill and physicality... An excellent shooter and a solid defender, and his upside is exciting.
Played in 34 games, with 22 starts, last season at Tulsa... Helped 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... Averaged 5.3 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.7 steals, while playing 20.6 minutes per game... 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... Led Tulsa in rebounding in three games, highlighted by a season-high 11 boards in two different games, along with netting double-figure points in two games, including a season-high 14... 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.
Played freshman season at Casper (Wyo.) College, where he played in 30 games, averaging nearly 10 points, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal per game... Shot 43.0 percent from the field and made 85.0 percent of his free throws in helping the Thunderbirds to the Region 9 regular-season championship.
PREP SCHOOL/HIGH SCHOOL:
Played one season at New Hampton Prep in New Hampton, N.H., where he averaged approximately 10.0 points and 6.0 rebounds for the Huskies... 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 15.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game... As a junior, earned second-team all-state honors after averaging 10.0 points and 6.0 rebounds, and helping Highland to a third-place finish in the state playoffs.... Was an honorable mention all-state and third-team all-region honoree as a sophomore, after averaging 7.0 points and 5.0 rebounds... Was also a three-year letterwinner and a two-year starter on Highland's baseball team.
Is the oldest child of four children of Matt and Dayna Evans... Has two sisters and one brother... Intends on majoring in business with a minor in management at USU.