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Georgetown's Austin Freeman, left, battles for a loose ball against Memphis' Tyreke Evans (12) during the first half of an NCAA college men's basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Georgetown’s Austin Freeman, left, battles for a loose ball against Memphis’ Tyreke Evans (12) during the first half of an NCAA college men’s basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Tyreke Evans, shortly before heading to Memphis for his freshman year... Stephanie Bahnatka- 1stflashphotography.com

Tyreke Evans, shortly before heading to Memphis for his freshman year... Stephanie Bahnatka- 1stflashphotography.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Kevin Tatum
Inquirer Staff Writer

Tyreke Evans left home to play college basketball and certainly took his jump shot with him.
Memphis played for the NCAA title last season, but this season, the Chester native is the Tigers’ leading scorer.

Evans, a freshman guard, was averaging 16.1 points, 5.8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.6 steals going into Memphis’ game against Syracuse today. Evans and the Tigers will play Drexel on Monday in Memphis.

But Evans also took with him a sense that it was time to grow up.

“Leaving home is big,” Evans said in a recent interview. “Time to man up, being in college and doing what you have to do. It’s like I thought it would be, and I like it better than high school. You’re more on your own.” Read the rest of this entry »

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