Rick Majerus' impact still felt by Saint Louis players

Day 1. That's when Dwayne Evans began to question if he had made a mistake, if he could meet the physical and mental demands of playing for Rick Majerus and whether he would ever see a day it was all going to be worthwhile. "It was incredibly tough," Evans said Friday. "Anyone playing for Coach Majerus has gone through that phase. I did, and I stuck it out, and...
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No. 17 Saint Louis falls flat on Senior Night

ST. LOUIS -- The news was met with little to no fanfare. Dwayne Evans found out from his father before the postgame ceremony honoring the Saint Louis University basketball team's five seniors Wednesday night at Chaifetz Arena. Billikens coach Jim Crews wouldn't find out until later on, just seconds before walking into his postgame press conference. Saint Louis U. clinched...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Undeniable Billikens win 17th straight with strong numbers from lead scorer Evans

  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...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

'Oh, yeah!' says SLU, not at all sarcastically. 'Two games in Philly!'

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...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Saint Louis defeats North Carolina A&T 79-57

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 by less than...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Evans leads SLU to 62-52 victory over Old Dominion

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...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Steadily improving Dwayne Evans ready for big senior year at SLU

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,...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pair of SLU seniors to spend portion of summer overseas

ST. LOUIS - Dwayne Evans has a list of goals for 2013. "We're still trying to be the first SLU team to make it to the Sweet 16," the Billikens' best player said last week. "That's the overall goal. Obviously, win another Atlantic 10 Championship. And personally, I want to become a better leader on the court." He thinks he will get a head start this...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis tops Butler in A-10 semi

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  |  Discuss

Evans named A-10 Player of the Week

Courtesy: SLU Athletics 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...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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