George Evans (basketball)

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George Evans
Personal information
Born (1971-01-31) January 31, 1971 (age 46)
Portsmouth, Virginia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school I. C. Norcom (Portsmouth, Virginia)
College George Mason (1996–2001)
NBA draft 2001 / Undrafted
Playing career 2001–2011
Position Power forward / Center
Career history
2001 Maryland Mustangs
2001–2008 Dexia Mons-Hainaut
2008–2011 TBB Trier
Career highlights and awards

George Evans (born January 31, 1971) is a former basketball standout at George Mason University from 1997–2001. He ranks first all time at George Mason in steals (218) and blocked shots (211), third in points (1,953) and rebounds (953), and 13th in assists (226).[1]

Basketball career[edit]

Evans shares a record with David Robinson as being the only 2 players in CAA history to win 3 consecutive Colonial Athletic Association Men's Basketball Player of the Year. In addition, Evans is one of just four players in NCAA history to record more than 200 steals, assists and blocked shots for a career, joining Danny Manning, Lionel Simmons and Shane Battier.

After he graduated from George Mason University in 2001, Evans was the first pick overall in the USBL draft on April 12, 2001, by the now defunct Maryland Mustangs. Soon after, he joined the professional basketball team Mons-Hainaut of the Basketball League Belgium. He was named the Belgian League's MVP in 2006. With the 2008/09 Season he joined TBB Trier in Germany's First Division.[2] He left the team in April 2011 for family reasons.[3]

Evans also served in the Army Reserves and is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War.[4]

Statistics[edit]

Professional career[edit]

Mons-Hainaut - Belgian League 1

Year G PPG RPG AST ST TO BLK FG% FT% 3P%
2001-02 30 17.0 8.6 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 60.2 52.6 0.0
2002-03 27 17.4 5.8 1.7 2.4 1.9 0.8 68.1 54.8 0.0
2003-04 36 17.2 6.3 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 64.3 53.6 33.3
2004-05 36 17.0 7.7 2.6 2.0 2.4 0.3 68.3 56.6 0.0
2005-06 38 18.3 7.0 2.5 3.1 2.9 0.4 69.7 61.2 0.0
2006-07 26 16.3 6.4 2.7 2.0 2.5 0.7 65.9 66.7 33.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lasich, Jeremy. "GMU Alumni - A Real Patriot". Retrieved January 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.beko-bbl.de/verein.php?menuid=2&topmenu=270&keepmenu=inactive&teamid=414
  3. ^ http://cs-media.info/2011/04/08/das-sportliche-ruckt-in-den-hintegrund-george-evans-verlasst-tbb-trainer/
  4. ^ Brady, Erik (July 31, 2001). "Evans a late starter, quick learner George Mason senior, who turns 30 today, puts up big numbers". USA Today. p. 4C.