Seven weeks ago Mike Evanovich
Evanovich spends his Sunday and
Wednesday nights competing in the YMCA Capitol City League in
"[Classes aren't] too hard," he said. "I'm just getting used to everything and becoming familiar with the area. I like it, it's a good area."
Prior the fifth game of the
"The first three games I did pretty well," he said. "The last game my ankle was hurting so I didn't play to well, but so far I've done alright, I'm not that happy with it."
"Shooting is the best part of my game and that's why I'm here," Evanovich said.
Evanovich's brother Justin was a walk-on guard for UCONN and a member of the Huskies 2003-04 NCAA Championship squad. Justin is currently a graduate assistant at UCONN.
"I could have gone there and walked on the same way he did, but I'd rather go somewhere and play," Evanovich said. "[My brother] had a real good experience. It was a lot of fun for him."
After finishing summer classes in mid-July, Evanovich said he will return home to hone his skills over the summer.
"I'll be getting in shape and getting stronger," he said. "I'll be working out with the UCONN team and my brother a lot."
As for his current stay in
"Everybody has made sure I had everything I needed and I needed any help getting anywhere they were always there," he said.