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1 Jontel Evans
Jontel  Evans

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hampton, Va.

High School:
Bethel

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 188

Position:
G

04/11/2013

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03/28/2013

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03/28/2013

Curtain Falls on Cavaliers' Postseason Run

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

03/27/2013

Jones Embraces Role in NIT Run

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

03/27/2013

Jones Embraces Role in NIT Run

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

03/27/2013

Men's Basketball NIT vs. Iowa (by Matt Riley)

Men's Basketball NIT vs. Iowa (by Matt Riley)

03/24/2013

Men's Basketball NIT vs. St. John's (by Matt Riley)

Men's Basketball NIT vs. St. John's (by Matt Riley)

03/24/2013

Virginia vs. St. John's

Virginia men's basketball

03/19/2013

Men's Basketball NIT vs. NSU (by Matt Riley)

Men's Basketball NIT vs. NSU (by Matt Riley)

03/19/2013

Virginia vs. Norfolk State - AP Photos

NIT First Round

WORTH NOTING
• Selected to the 2013 All-ACC Defensive Team by the ACC coaches and Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association
•Selected to the 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Defensive Team and the Fan's Guide ACC All-Defensive Team
• Led the team in assists in each of the last three seasons
• Led the team insteals in 2010-11 and 2011-12
• In 2012-13, ranked second in the ACC with 5.3 assists per game during league play
• In 2012-13, ranked fifth in the ACC with a 2.0 assist/turnover ratio during league play
• In Atlantic Coast Conference games during the 2011-12 regular season, ranked third in the conference in assists (67, 4.2 apg.) and steals (24, 1.5 spg.), and sixth in assist to turnover ratio (4.2 apg. - 2.5 tpg.)
• In all games played in 2011-12, ranked fifth in the ACC in assists (124, 3.9 apg.), tied for fifth in steals (50, 1.6 spg.) and seventh in assist to turnover ratio (3.9 apg. - 2.4 tpg.)
• Scored a career-high 17 points at Clemson (2/14/12) and against Winthrop (11/15/11)
• Had a career-high 10 assists, the first Cavalier to have 10 assists in a game since Sean Singletary vs. Old Dominion in 2008, vs. Howard (1/4/11)
• In all games played in 2010-11, ranked eighth in the ACC in assist to turnover ratio (3.5 apg.-1.9 topg.) and ninth in assists (109, 3.5 apg.)
• In ACC games during the 2010-11 regular season, ranked eighth in the conference in assist to turnover ratio (3.3 apg.-1.6 topg.)
• His +7 steals-to-turnover comparison (34 steals, 27 TOs) led the ACC during his freshman season in 2009-10
• Named the Co-Peninsula District Player of the Year in basketball as a high school senior in 2008-09 and honored as the Male Athlete of the Year for 2008-09 by theNewport News Daily Press

AT VIRGINIA

2012-13 SEASON
• Played 26 games and started 22 games
• Missed nine of the first 13 games with a foot injury
• Averaged 4.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and a team-leading 4.9 assists per game
• Shot 39.3 percent from the field, 50 percent from 3-point range and 37.5 percent from the free-throw line
• Selected to the All-ACC Defensive Team by the ACC coaches and Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA)
• Named to the Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America Team
• Ranked second in the ACC with 5.3 assists per game during league play
• Ranked fifth in the ACC with a 2.0 assist/turnover ratio during league play
• Recorded a career-high five steals vs. Green Bay (12/1/12)
• Had a season-high seven rebounds vs. Virginia Tech (2/12/13)
• Posted a season-high 12 points at North Carolina (2/16/13)
• Recorded a season-high and ACC-high eight assists vs. Clemson (2/7/13), Maryland (2/10/13) and Georgia Tech (2/24/13)
• Tallied his 400th career assist vs. Maryland (3/10/13)
• Finished four-year career ranked eighth at UVa with 419 assists and 11th with 149 steals
• Lettered


2011-12 SEASON
• Averaged 7.3 points, 3.9 assists, 2.0 rebounds, 1.6 steals and 30.8 minutes played a game while shooting 47.1 percent (97-206) from the field
• Led the team in assists (124) and steals (50)
• Started all 32 games during the season
• Selected to the 2012 ACC All-Defensive Team and the Fan's Guide ACC All-Defensive Team
• Had 13 games with at least five assists and scored in double figures in 11 games
• Led the Cavaliers in assists in a team-leading 21 games during the season and in scoring in three games
• In Atlantic Coast Conference games during the 2011-12 regular season, ranked third in the conference in assists (67, 4.2 apg.) and steals (24, 1.5 spg.), and sixth in assist to turnover ratio (4.2 apg. - 2.5 tpg.)
• In all games played in 2011-12, ranked fifth in the ACC in assists (124, 3.9 apg.), tied for fifth in steals (50, 1.6 spg.) and seventh in assist to turnover ratio (3.9 apg. - 2.4 tpg.)
• Scored eight points and had five assists vs. Florida (3/16/12) in the NCAA Tournament
• Had six points, six assists and tied a career high with four steals in a career-high 42 minutes at Maryland (3/4/12)
• Scored 10 points and had four assists vs. #22 Florida State (3/1/12)
• Had 13 points, tied his season high with five rebounds and had three assists vs. #7 North Carolina (2/25/12)
• Scored 13 points and had five assists at Virginia Tech (2/21/12)
• Tied a career high with 17 points at Clemson on 8-11 FGs (2/14/12)
• Had 12 points and five assists at #5 North Carolina (2/11/12)
• Scored 10 points, had four assists, four rebounds and no turnovers vs. Wake Forest (2/8/12)
• Had eight points and five assists at #21 Florida State (2/4/12)
• Scored four points and had six assists vs. Clemson (1/31/12)
• Had 10 points, six assists and three steals vs. Boston College (1/26/12)
• Scored 10 points vs. Virginia Tech (1/22/12)
• Had six points, a season-high five rebounds and five assists at Georgia Tech (1/19/12)
• Tied his season high with six assists at #8 Duke (1/12/12)
• Scored four points, had five assists and three steals at LSU (1/2/12)
• Had 12 points, five assists and four rebounds at Oregon (12/18/11)
• Scored 11 points, had four assists, three steals and three rebounds vs. George Mason (12/6/11)
• Had seven points and four assists vs. #14 Michigan (11/29/11)
• Scored a career-high 17 points (5-6 FG, 2-2 3FG, 5-5 FT) vs. Winthrop (11/15/11)
• Had eight points (4-5 FG), three assists and three rebounds vs. South Carolina State (11/13/11)
• Lettered

2010-11 SEASON
• Averaged 5.7 points, 3.5 assists, 2.4 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 27.3 minutes played a game
• Led the team in assists (109) and steals (40)
• Played in all 31 games and started 27 in 2010-11
• Led the team in assists in a team-high 19 games
• Scored in double figures five times and had double figures in assists once
• In all games played in 2010-11, ranked eighth in the Atlantic Coast Conference in assist to turnover ratio (3.5 apg.-1.9 topg.) and ninth in assists (109, 3.5 apg.)
• In ACC games during the 2010-11 regular season, ranked eighth in the conference in assist to turnover ratio (3.3 apg.-1.6 topg.)
• Had a career-high 10 assists vs. Howard (1/4/11), the first Cavalier to have 10 assists in a game since Sean Singletary vs. Old Dominion in 2008
• Scored a season-high 11 points at Stanford (11/18/10) in a season-high 37 minutes
• Equaled his season high in scoring with 11 points vs. North Carolina (1/8/11) at John Paul Jones Arena
• Scored nine points vs. Miami (3/10/11) in the ACC Tournament
• Had nine points and an ACC career-high seven assists at Georgia Tech (2/23/11)
• Scored seven points and had five assists vs. Virginia Tech (2/19/11)
• Had nine points, five rebounds and five assists at Miami (2/5/11)
• Scored 10 points (5-6 FGs) at Wake Forest (1/29/11)
• Had eight points, six assists, four rebounds, three steals and no turnovers vs. LSU (1/2/11)
• Scored seven points vs. Oregon (12/17/10)
• Had 10 points and five assists vs. Wichita State (11/24/10) in the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational
• Scored five points, had five rebounds, six assists, three steals and no turnovers vs. Oklahoma (11/23/10) in the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational
• Had 10 points vs. USC Upstate (11/15/10)
• Scored six points and had seven assists vs. William & Mary (11/12/10) in the season opener
• Had seven points and six rebounds in an exhibition game vs. Roanoke College (11/6/10)
• Lettered for the second time

2009-10 SEASON:
• Averaged 2.4 points, 1.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 16.5 minutes a game
• Played in all 31 games and started 11
• His +7 steals-to-turnover comparison (34 steals, 27 TOs) led the ACC
• Led the team in assists in seven games and in rebounds in one game
• Made collegiate debut vs. Longwood (11/13/09) and had four points
• Had two assists vs. Rider (11/19/09)
• Had four points, five assists and three steals at Auburn (12/7/09)
• Had seven points, five rebounds and three assists vs. NJIT (12/21/09)
• Had four points and three assists vs. Hampton (12/23/09)
• Had nine points (season high), three assists and two steals vs. #24 UAB (12/30/09)
• Had five points, three assists and two steals vs. UTPA (1/5/10)
• Had three assists vs. #20 Georgia Tech (1/13/10)
• Made first career start vs. No. 23 Miami (1/16/10) at JPJA and had four points, a career-high seven rebounds and four assists
• Had four points, three assists and three steals vs. UNC Wilmington (1/18/10)
• Had four points and a season-high six assists at North Carolina (1/31/10) in a season-high 31 minutes
• Had an ACC season-high six points at Maryland (2/15/10)
• Had five points and three steals vs. #5 Duke (2/28/10)
• Had four assists vs. Boston College in the ACC Tournament(3/11/10)
• Lettered

HIGH SCHOOL
• Lettered three times in basketball as a point guard for head coach Craig Brehon at Bethel High School
• Started all three seasons and averaged 13 points a game for his career
• Averaged 14.2 points, five assists and four rebounds a game while shooting 48 percent from the field and 70 percent from the free throw line his senior season in 2008-09
• Bethel finished the 2008-09 season with a 23-4 record and won the Peninsula District Championship
• Scored a career-high 33 points against Kecoughtan as a senior
• Named the Co-Peninsula District Player of the Year his senior season
• Earned first-team All-District, All-Region and honorable mention All-State honors
• Honored as the Male Athlete of the Year for 2008-09 by theNewport News Daily Press
• Averaged 12 points, five assists and three steals a game as a junior in 2007-08 when Bethel was 30-2 and finished runner-up in the Group AAA state tournament
• Earned All-District honors as a sophomore and a junior, and second-team All-Eastern Region recognition as a junior
• Rushed for 3,687 yards and scored 55 touchdowns in three years on the Bethel football team
• Averaged 137 yards rushing per game and almost seven yards a carry
• As a senior, he had 1,165 total yards and 21 touchdowns despite missing four games with a broken bone in one of his hands
• Earned first-team All-District honors as a junior and a senior, All-Region honors as a junior and was named aDaily PressAll-Star

PERSONAL
• Jontel B. Evans
• Parents are Trina and Walter Evans
• Three older siblings - a brother, Kevin, and sisters Katrina and Patrice
• Anthropology major

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