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Eric Evans to Play Professionally in Finland
Eric Evans scored 1,055 points for the Dukes from 2009-12.
 
Eric Evans scored 1,055 points for the Dukes from 2009-12.
 

July 4, 2013

Evans career recap

PITTSBURGH - Eric Evans, a 1,000-point scorer for Duquesne from 2009-12, has signed a contract to play professionally for Ynni ONMKY, a First Division team in Finland.

The Detroit native finished his career 32nd on DU's scoring list with 1,055 points and sixth in games played (119). A team co-captain with B.J. Monteiro as a senior, Evans was one of only 10 players in school history with over 1,000 points (1,055) and 300 assists (309).

Evans is the sixth member of DU's 2009 NIT team to sign a professional contract. The others: Bill Clark, Aaron Jackson, Aleksandar Milovic, B.J. Monteiro and Damian Saunders.

Here is a list of former Dukes who played professionally this past season.

2013 OVERSEAS
Kieron Achara (2004-08) - Greece
Bill Clark (2008-11) - France
Keith Gayden (2005-06) - Mexico
Aaron Jackson (2006-09) - Russia
Shawn James (2008) - Israel
Aleksandar Milovic (2009) - Spain
B.J. Monteiro (2009-12) - Belgium
Martin Osimani (2004-05) - Brazil

2013 NBDL
Damian Saunders (2008-11) - Sioux Falls

2013 NBA
Mike James (1995-98) - Dallas Mavericks

 

 

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