10 - R.J. Evans
R.J. Evans
Height: 6-3
Weight: 200
Year: So.
Hometown: Salem, Conn.
High School: Norwich Free Academy
Position: G

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Looks to return to the starting lineup at shooting guard ... Could also see some action at small forward ... An excellent scorer, who rebounds well for his size ... Has a great ability to take the ball to the rim ... Has strong leadership qualities and a great competitive spirit.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-2009
Selected as the Patriot League Rookie of the Year, in addition to being chosen to the Patriot League All-Rookie team and the Patriot League All-Tournament team ... Named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week eight times (Nov. 17, Dec. 8, Dec. 15, Dec. 29, Jan. 5, Jan. 19, Jan. 26 and Feb. 2) ... Earned AT&T Crusader of the Week honors on March 9 ... Played in all 32 games on the season, starting 25 times ... Averaged 13.4 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game ... Shot 44.5 percent from the field (174 of 391) ... Pulled down 71 of his 167 rebounds on the offensive end ... Ranked third in the Patriot League in steals and offensive rebounds, eighth in scoring, 10th in field goal percentage and 11th in total rebounding ... His 429 points scored on the season were the second-most ever by a Holy Cross freshman ... Led the team with 31 points, six rebounds and three steals in the Patriot League quarterfinal victory over Bucknell ... His 31 points against Bucknell were the most ever by a Holy Cross freshman in the Patriot League Tournament ... Finished with 16 points, eight rebounds and two steals at American in the Patriot League championship game ... Recorded 14 points, six rebounds and five assists in the Patriot League semifinal win over Colgate ... Had his first career double-double in the victory over San Francisco with 26 points and 10 rebounds ... Totaled 21 points, six rebounds, five assists and four steals against Siena ... Posted a double-double at Navy with 19 points and 11 rebounds ... Recorded 17 points and six rebounds in the win over Navy, while hitting eight of 12 field goal attempts ... Led the team with 17 points, five rebounds and three steals in the victory at Army ... Totaled 17 points, eight rebounds and four steals at Massachusetts ... Led the team with 17 points, six rebounds and two steals in the win over Western Michigan ... Recorded 16 points, five rebounds and two assists in the home victory over American ... Posted 16 points, four rebounds and three steals at Ohio ... Totaled 15 points and seven rebounds in the home win over Lehigh ... Finished with 15 points, four rebounds and three steals in the victory at Lehigh ... Led the team with 15 points on seven of 12 shooting against Sacred Heart, in the first game of his collegiate career ... Recorded 14 points, eight rebounds and two assists at Central Florida ... Totaled 13 points, three steals and two rebounds against Fairfield ... Had 12 points and four steals in the home win over Colgate ... Finished with 12 points, six rebounds and two steals in the win at Boston University ... Recorded 12 points, three rebounds and three assists at Yale ... Totaled 12 points and three rebounds in the victory over St. Joseph's ... Had 11 points, three rebounds and three steals in the win at Lafayette ... Recorded 10 points and seven rebounds in the home game with Bucknell ... Finished with 10 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals at Harvard ... Posted nine points and four rebounds in the victory at Colgate ... Had five points and five rebounds at American ... Totaled seven points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in the home victory over Army ... Recorded seven points and seven rebounds in the win at Bucknell ... Posted eight points, four rebounds and two steals at Northeastern ... Scored nine points against Brown.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for head coach Neal Curland at Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, Conn. ... Two-time selection to the New Haven Register Super 12 All-State team and the Hartford Courant All-State team ... A three-time All-Conference selection ... Earned All-Area honors from the Norwich Bulletin and the New London Day ... Set a school record with 2,030 career points scored ... Averaged 27.7 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game as a senior ... Led Norwich Free Academy to an undefeated Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division championship in 2006-2007, the first undefeated league season in school history ... Averaged 23 points and six rebounds per game during his junior year ... Also earned four letters in football ... A member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Son of Raymond and Deborah Evans ... Father played football at Ohio State ... Has one sister (Kastine) ... An Economics major.