Maurice Eugene Evans
Wichita Collegiate, Wichita, Kan.
November 8, 1978
Early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft.
Played one season at Texas after transferring from Wichita State, where he spent his freshman and sophomore years.
Sat out the 1999-00 season under NCAA transfer rules.
Named Third Team All-Big 12 Conference by league coaches and Honorable Mention All-Big 12 by media.
Member of the 2001 Big 12 All-Newcomer Team.
As a sophomore at Wichita State, finished ninth nationally in scoring (22.6 ppg).
Started all 34 games as a junior and led the Longhorns in scoring (15.6 ppg) and steals (44).
Scored in double figures 32 times, including eight 20-point games.
Ranked third in rebounding (5.3 rpg) and blocks (21) and was fourth in assists (56).
Was a three-time Big 12 Rookie of the Week.
Top three-point shooter on team (38.9 %), including 43.8% in league play.
Anchored Texas' late-season run, averaging 16.3 points over the last 10 games.
Had a streak of four consecutive 20-point games against UT-San Antonio, Southwest Texas State, South Florida and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Posted 18 points and a career-high five steals against Utah.
Earned Big 12 Rookie of the Week honors after averaging 23.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in games against Baylor and Iowa State.
His 28 points against Iowa State was a season-high.
AT WICHITA STATE
As a sophomore at Wichita State, was a Second Team All-Missouri Valley Conference selection after leading the league in scoring (22.6 ppg).
Also led the team in blocks and finished third in rebounding (4.6 rpg) and steals (23).
Posted five 30-points games and eighteen 20-point performances.
Shot 46.1% from the floor and 79.2% from the line.
Went 19-for-36 from three-point range over the final eight games of the season.
Tallied 33 points, including 8-for-16 threes, against Illinois State.
Scored a career-high 38 points in 27 minutes vs. Florida A&M.
Had a career-high six blocks vs. Evansville.
As a freshman, named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Newcomer Team.
Ranked second on the team in scoring (12.1 ppg).
His scoring average tied for fifth on the school's freshman scoring chart.
Scored in double figures 19 times.
Had 23 points against Kansas State.
Tied a school single-game record with six three-pointers at Southern Illinois.
Collected his first double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds against Illinois State.
|Three-point field goals: 1997-98, 49-for-149 (.329); 1998-99, 69-for-164 (.421). Totals: 118-for-313 (.377).
|Three-point field goals: 66-for-221 (.389).