DWAYNE EVANS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Coming close was no consolation for VCU. Now, the Rams are really playing catch-up in the Atlantic 10.
Dwayne Evans had 21 points and 10 rebounds and No. 12 Saint Louis broke a late tie with seven straight points, winning 64-62 for its 17th straight victory on Saturday.
''Obviously, they're in the driver's seat,'' VCU coach Shaka Smart said. ''We...
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ST. LOUIS -- When VCU forward Juvonte Reddic headed to the bench for a rest in the second half Saturday afternoon, his coach stopped him, pulled him close and looked in his eyes.
"He just wanted that ball more than you," Rams coach Shaka Smart told his leading scorer.
The "he" in reference was the Saint Louis Billikens' leading scorer, Dwayne Evans, and...
Before the 13th-ranked Saint Louis Billikens left Monday for games at Saint Joseph's and La Salle, senior forward Dwayne Evans tweeted, "Off to Philly for the week!"
Note the exclamation point. Though Philadelphia isn't exactly a tourist destination when buried by winter, Evans has at least one very good reason for being excited about this trip. His team has enjoyed...
ST. LOUIS Dwayne Evans scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Saint Louis won its fifth straight with a 79-57 victory over North Carolina A&T Saturday.
Evans made two free throws to give Saint Louis (11-2) a 10-8 lead, and the Billikens led the rest of the way. Evans hit another pair of free throws to stretch the lead to 50-30 with 16:13 remaining. Saint Louis never led...
ST. LOUIS -- Dwayne Evans scored a game-high 17 points -- including a layup off the opening tip -- as St. Louis defeated Division II Rockhurst 68-43 as part of the Jesuit Spotlight on Tuesday night.
In the game-opening flurry, Evans followed his first bucket with another and a pair of free throws as the Billikens (7-2) zoomed ahead 13-0.
Jake Barnett, in his first start since November...
CANCUN, Mexico -- Dwayne Evans scored a game-high 21 points Wednesday and Saint Louis beat Old Dominion 62-52 to win third place in the Cancun Challenge.
Rob Loe scored 10 points for Saint Louis (6-1) but it was Evans who sparked the offense, making strong drives to the basket and establishing an inside game.
Aaron Bacote led Old Dominion (4-3) with 15 points, Ambrose Mosely scored...
Dwayne Evans scored 14 points to pace crisp-shooting Saint Louis to its fourth-straight win and second victory in the Cancun Challenge tournament, running away from Bowling Green 74-47 Saturday night.
The Billikens (4-0) now head to Mexico, where they face Wisconsin Tuesday at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera in Cancun.
Neither team scored in the first three minutes of the contest and...
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November 23, 2013
ST. LOUIS -- Porter Moser did his homework on Dwayne Evans.
The former Saint Louis University associate head coach and now the head coach at Loyola University Chicago, Moser also did the legwork when recruiting Evans in the summer before his senior year of high school.
"Dwayne's one of those guys where you appreciate what he does when you watch him day-in and day-out,...
Dwayne Evans nearly set a career high in points for the second straight game, and No. 16 Saint Louis' defense locked down Butler in the second half for a 67-56 win Saturday to reach the Billikens' first Atlantic 10 title game.
Evans had 24 points and 11 rebounds a day after going for 25 and nine in the quarterfinals against Charlotte.
Top-seeded Saint Louis beat the Bulldogs...
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March 16, 2013
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ST. LOUIS Saint Louis junior forward Dwayne Evans, who posted double-doubles in victories against Saint Josephs and George Washington, has been named the Atlantic 10 Conference mens basketball Player of the Week, the league announced today.
Evans averaged 21.5 ppg and 12.0 rpg last week as the Billikens extended their winning streak to 11 games. Against...