Evans Has Two Visits To Go

Tyreke Evans is getting closer and closer to making his college decision, but prior to making his pick talented wing is planning to take two more visits.

If Tyreke Evans' recruitment was a horse race then he'd be headed down the backstretch, as he's already taken visits to five of the six schools on his list and he's closing in on making a college decision.

"Me and my brothers we talk every time we take a visit somewhere," Evans said. "We talk about everything – the school, the coach, the campus and who's leaving and who will be there. It's getting real deep and hopefully we can get down to the bottom and make a decision."

Before Evans, a standout at Aston (Pa.) American Christian, can make his college decision, he plans to take at least two more visits. His next one will be to Memphis sometime after Christmas.

"I took a visit to Texas and I've been to Villanova," Evans said. "I'm going to take a [visit] to Memphis and back here [Louisville] to check it out again because I've haven't been here since last year."

It's clear that Evans isn't making a rash decision, so what is it that the 6-foot-6, 190-pound wing is looking for in a school? According to Evans, he's factoring in just about everything.

"Not just the basketball, but academic wise and the coach and who is going to be there because I want to play right away," Evans said. "But I'm not looking to be one and done I want to stay as many years as I need to be there."

Evans actually played in Louisville this past weekend in the 2K Sports All-American Shootout. In the event Evans went for 46 points, while leading American Christian to a blow out victory.

The talented wing started off hot, as he got to the rim at will and scored 14 points the first eight minutes of the game. He didn't let up the rest of the game and shot a proficient 18-for-27 from the field.

"I think I could have played better like coach said we didn't play good defense and I missed a couple of foul shots," he said. "Later in the game I got into a rhythm and I got my teammates involved."

Evans, who is highest rated available prospect in the 2008 class, doesn't have a time table on when he'll announce a final college decision.


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