Richardson Berkner guard Keenan Evans signed his National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Texas Tech on Wednesday.
"It feels great. I'm excited. I'm ready to get on campus, just ready to get on the court."
Evans (6-foot-3, 175 pounds), a Texas Association of Basketball Coaches first team all-state selection as a senior, is a part of a class which features six signees for the Red Raiders. It is the first recruiting class head coach Tubby Smith was able to use a full season to piece together. The man in charge personally called Evans to congratulate him.
"He was just saying everybody is excited I signed and they're just ready for me to get down here and we're going to have a great year."
Evans, who averaged 21 points, six rebounds and six assists as a senior for Berkner, currently plans to be on campus in May and will be taking summer courses. In the meantime, Evans is preparing for the 2014-15 campaign.
"I've just been working out, going to the gym, getting shots up."
Evans had a small ceremony with five other athletes signing papers. He has good feelings about the upcoming season and believes the incoming class will be a much improved squad next season.
"I expect us to do good. We got some good pieces. I expect us to do much better than they did this past year even though they were really good. I just think expect us to do much better. Just work hard and just keep doing what we're doing and get better."
Evans is rated as a three-star prospect by Scout.com. He committed in October over offers from a dozen other schools such as Colorado, Western Kentucky and Wichita State.
Star Point Guard Signs with Texas Tech
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