Ryan Evans

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Ryan Evans
Ryan Evans.jpg
Cholet Basket
Position Small forward
League LNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1990-06-19) June 19, 1990 (age 27)
Chicago, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school Hamilton (Phoenix, Arizona)
College Wisconsin (2009–2013)
NBA draft 2013 / Undrafted
Playing career 2013–present
Career history
2013–2014 Sioux Falls Skyforce
2014–2015 Atomerőmű SE
2015–2016 Saint-Quentin
2016–2017 Hyères-Toulon
2017–present Cholet

Ryan Evans (born June 19, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for Hyères-Toulon of France's LNB Pro A. Standing at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) and weighing 218 lb (99 kg), Evans usually plays at small forward. He played college basketball for the Wisconsin Badgers.

High school career[edit]

Evans attended Phoenix Desert Vista High School, but transferred to Hamilton High School as a junior. He averaged 8.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in his junior season. As a senior, Evans was named to the first team all-state and led Hamilton to the state semifinals. He averaged 18.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game as a senior.[1]

College career[edit]

Evans committed to Wisconsin and redshirted his freshman year in 2008-09. As a redshirt freshman in 2009-10, he averaged 3.5 points and 3.0 rebounds in 12.8 minutes per game. Evans scored in double figures in four contests.[1]

Evans posted averages of 2.8 points and 2.3 rebounds per game as a redshirt sophomore in 2010-11. He appeared in all 33 games and played 11.6 minutes per game in a reserve capacity.[1]

He raised his averages to 11.0 points and a Badgers-leading 6.8 rebounds per game as a redshirt junior in 2011-12. Evans scored 14.5 points and grabbed 6.5 rebounds per game in the NCAA tournament in helping the team to the Sweet 16.[1] Evans was an All-Big Ten Honorable Mention.[2]

As a senior in 2012-13, Evans was third on Wisconsin in scoring with 10.1 points per game and led the team in rebounding with 7.3 per game. He was named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team after averaging 11.3 points and 6.0 rebounds per game during the Big Ten tournament. Evans was also named to the Big Ten All-Academic Team[1] He holds the Wisconsin record for career games played at 138.[3]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in 2013, Evans signed with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA D-League. He averaged 8.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per game in his rookie season in 2013-14.[4] He shot 38.3 percent from the floor and 27.5 percent from 3-point range in 33 games for the Skyforce.[3]

Evans joined the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2014 summer league.[3] He played for Atomerőmű SE in the Hungarian professional league in 2014-15. He averaged 13.5 points and 6 rebounds per game.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Ryan Evans Bio". Wisconsin Badgers. University of Wisconsin. Retrieved March 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ "2011-12 All-Big Ten Men’s Basketball Team" (PDF). BigTen.org. CBS Interactive. March 5, 2012. Retrieved May 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Ervin, Phil (July 11, 2014). "Ex-Badger Evans continuing NBA dream with Wolves' summer team". Fox Sports. Retrieved May 14, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Ryan Evans Player Profile". RealGM.com. Retrieved May 14, 2015. 

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