Grant Evans Enjoys Michigan, Part Two

After an in-depth unofficial visit with the Michigan coaching staff, 2014 guard Grant Evans laced up his high tops to participate in the 2012 Michigan Elite Camp Saturday afternoon. Evans talks about his performance Saturday, what tips he'll implement into his game and what he thought about the personal coaching from the Wolverines staff.

When young, up and coming high school basketball players attend college camps, the idea of impressing coaches is of utmost importance on the mind. For others, attending a camp is two fold: to show off their skills but also to pick up new tips or nuances to add to an already impressive skill set. 2014 Indiana combo guard Grant Evans was in attendance Saturday for the 2012 Michigan Elite Camp and walked away knowing exactly where his game is at and what else he can do to take it to the next level.

"Definitely the thing I need to improve on is my strength," he told GoBlueWolveirne. "You know, just getting stronger will improve my defense. So those are definitely things I need to improve on. But my strength in my game right now is my shot, it's what I'm mainly known for. And lately I've improved on getting to the hole and drawing contact, and just getting to the lane and finding open teammates."

"It was so good, you know, [the Michigan coaches] gave me a lot of good stuff to go home and work on, and being able to get coached from good coaches like them it was pretty sweet."

Receiving some real, in your face, one on one coaching from some of the most well respected college basketball coaches in the game, Evans responded to the style of teaching the Michigan coaches brought to the table.

"All of them bring a high energy to the floor, and they're always telling you to do something—and that's a good thing cause they just want players to get better," said Evans. "They're the kind of coaches I feel like are going to get after you on the floor, but, when it's all said and done, at the end of the day they're going to be there and just be like my friends, you know, so that's a good thing to have."

In addition to the interaction with the Wolverines coaching staff, Evans was able to see the William Davidson Player Development Center for the first time up close and personal. And he came away impressed with how 21st Century the building really is.

"It was my first time in there and it was amazing," said Evans. "They have all that technology in there where they can find any game, any basketball game played and find who made ten shots from the wing or whatever. They just have all that, and then just, the locker room, the practice courts—it's all top of the line and pretty sweet."

While the experience at Michigan's Elite Camp proved memorable, Evans already holds offers from IUPUI, Wright State and Gardner-Webb. And he has other suitors possibly ready to pull the trigger on a scholarship as well.

"I think on the 15th Indiana State is going to offer," said Evans, "and I think Ball State might be getting close to offering, and then Indiana and Purdue, Butler—I've been in contact with all of them—and then Boston College too."

With plenty of school's coming after the lefty sharp shooter, Evans has a full schedule coming up over the next few weeks.

"I don't have any unofficial visits set, but this June so my high school team is going to a couple shoot outs," said Evans. "I know we're going to Ball State's, Indiana State's and Purdue's—so we'll be down there on campuses and I'm sure we'll talk to the coaches there."

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