Evans Gets Visit from Roy Williams

While there has been talk that Aston (Pa.) American Christian standout Tyreke Evans would be in Chapel Hill for "Late Night" festivities next month, it appears UNC will have to wait a little longer than that for the nation's top shooting guard to make his visit.

"Probably people were just assuming that he'd be down there because of the magnitude of Midnight Madness and Carolina, but no, that's not in the plans," said Reggie Evans, Tyreke's brother and legal guardian.

Evans, who just took an unofficial to Louisville two weeks ago, will play in the "Gym Rats Midnight Madness" event New Jersey this coming weekend. It's the same event that Evans and current Tar Heel freshman, Wayne Ellington, combined for 55 points last year while leading their team to a 19-point win in the all-star game.

"See there's a midnight madness going on in Atlantic City and it's an all-star game," said Reggie Evans. "He might have gotten mixed up with the midnight madness that's going on Saturday."

Since Evans won't be visiting schools for a little while, coaches are taking the opportunity to watch the 6-5, 190-pound guard work out. On Monday, North Carolina, Connecticut and Texas were all present.

"We don't' have anything in stone about going on an unofficial," the elder Evans said, adding that they plan to visit Chapel Hill during the season instead.

"[North Carolina] was just down here, though. Roy Williams was down here yesterday [Monday]. [Williams and] Calhoun were there, they were in the gym watching him practice. Rick Barnes was there, they were just raving about him "

It's also important to note that Tyreke, who played majority of the summer on a injured ankle, is close to 100-percent and is playing as well as he ever has.

"His ankle is probably about 96 percent," Reggie said. "He's healthy now and he's coming down on it no problem; he's making cuts with it."

Evans is prepping for a junior campaign that has him playing in big time tournaments across the country. American Christian will participate in the PrimeTime Shootout (N.J.), the Elite 6 in Madison Square Garden (NYC) and they'll also compete in the GlaxoSmithKline Shootout (Raleigh, N.C.).

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