George Evans (basketball)
January 31, 1971 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|High school||I. C. Norcom (Portsmouth, Virginia)|
|College||George Mason (1996–2001)|
|NBA draft||2001 / Undrafted|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|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).
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. He left the team in April 2011 for family reasons.
Mons-Hainaut - Belgian League 1
- Lasich, Jeremy. "GMU Alumni - A Real Patriot". Retrieved January 22, 2010.
- 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.