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Ryan Evans working on perimeter game for NBA teams

Former University of Wisconsin forward Ryan Evans has maintained his optimism this offseason about his chances of landing with an NBA team. And while he possesses the size and athleticism to compete at such a level, Evans also realizes he'll need to show teams his shooting touch is better than in his final season with the Badgers. "The one thing they know I can do is play...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Evans' senior day outing in jeopardy

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin senior forward Ryan Evans sustained a right knee sprain during Thursday's practice and is listed as questionable for Sunday's senior day game against Purdue. Badgers forward Sam Dekker said Evans who did not practice on Friday injured himself while making a move through the lane and attempting to jump off his left foot. The injury occurred before...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: UW's Evans suffers knee injury

It is being reported by Jim Polzin of the Wisconsin State Journal that Badgers senior forward Ryan Evans left Thursday's practice with a right knee injury.  When asked about it UW training staff is quoted as saying that the severity of the injury was unknown and he is currently listed as day-to-day.  Should this be a major knee issue this puts an interesting spin on...
Via Madtown Badgers
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin player tries new Strategy from Free Throw line

Wisconsin’s Ryan Evans has been horrible shooting free throws this college basketball season. Entering the game with Nebraska he was shooting 40 % from the line. He had made just 51 of 126 attempts at the charity strike. So it was time for Evans to try something else. Considering it was bottom feeder Nebraska Evans could afford to try a new strategy at the line. So he decided to...
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Wisconsin’s Ryan Evans Serious With The Jump Shot Free Throw?

This video is on pretty much every sports blog on the internet, but I thought Ryan Evans and his jump shot free throw needs to be addressed. Evans is shooting 41% from the line this season. That’s pitiful. BUT! BUT! BUT! He’s only shooting 39% from the field. Oh, it gets better – he’s just 2-of-23 from 3-point range. Evans told the Madison newspaper that he’ll stick with...
Via Busted Coverage
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers' Evans will continue unique technique

MADISON, Wis. When Ryan Evans gathered the basketball with 2:35 remaining in the first half of Tuesday night's game, a palpable buzz settled across the Kohl Center.The collective hum of Wisconsin's curious fan base suggested everyone had the same question on the brain: Would Evans actually attempt a jump shot from the free-throw line as he suggested days earlier?Sure enough...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin is riding the Ryan Evans Roller Coaster

There is no doubt that watching the Badgers basketball team has been a roller coaster ride of a lifetime this season. Just when you think you have them figured out something surprising, new, and even old pops up to remind us all that we know very little about which version (good or bad) of this team will show up from game to game. If the fan base is on a roller coaster ride it'...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Extra effort pays off for Evans at Wisconsin

Ryan Evans did something unexpected last weekend in Albuquerque, N.M. He got off to a fast start. Wisconsins junior forward hit his first four shots to spark the Badgers to an early lead in a 73-49 win over Montana in their opening game of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at The Pit. He followed that up by hitting his first four shots Saturday against Vanderbilt to reach double...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

UW's Evans finally living up to his lofty goals

MADISON, Wis. The biggest mistake Ryan Evans made last season was setting excessive expectations for how well he would play on Wisconsin's basketball team. Before a single game had been played, he'd made up his mind that he would be a star.But Evans' grandiose plans went awry, and he found himself sinking into despair at the prospect of a wasted season with the Badgers...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers' Evans used setbacks as motivation

MADISON, Wis. During the long, quiet nights alone with his thoughts in the gym, Ryan Evans wondered if chasing this basketball dream of his really was worth the agonizing sacrifice. Was it worth the late hours away from friends and family every night weight lifting, speed training and jump shot honing until total exhaustion took effect? Was it worth being an outcast in two entirely...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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