For the season averaged 1.6 points and 0.8 rebounds ... scored 18 of his 25 points during the Owls' last four regular-season games ... scored five points on 2-for-4 shooting against UCF ... after career scoring high at UTEP, received his first starting nod in the Owls' road game at Houston ... doubled his scoring output though the first 13 games in which he played, finishing with a career-high 10 points in 20 minutes of action at UTEP ... was 4-for-9 from the field and also had his first career assist and block as an Owl ... saw seven minutes of playing time in home-court loss to Marshall ... was 1-for-4 from the field, finished with three points and had a rebound against the Thundering Herd ... knocked down last-minute field goal and had a steal in road loss at Southern Miss ... four minutes of playing time against UAB was the most playing time since UCF ... saw first action since the UCF game on the road at Tulsa ... played a career-high eight minutes at UCF, going 0-for-1 from the field and grabbing one rebound ... knocked down a second-half for his second field goal of the season ... scored first career points at Lamar, knocking down a three-pointer ... one of three field goal attempts in the game ... also had two rebounds in four minutes of action ... saw seven minutes of action and had a steal against Sacramento State in opener of the Rice Basketball Challenge ... played in two games during the tournament.
Walter Payton College Prep
The first male student at Walter Payton College Prep in Chicago to sign a national letter-of-intent with a Division I basketball program (school was founded in 2000) ... one of only two players in school history to score 1,000 points and grab 500 rebounds during a career ... averaged 19.2 points and 9.1 rebounds as a senior ... also averaged 1.2 blocks and 1.1 steals while shooting 43 percent from the field and 77 percent from the line ... named Second-Team All-City as well as received All-State Special Mention ... member of the 2008 McGovern Classic All-Tournament Team ... scored 39 points (including the game-winning bucket) against Fenger High School in the consolation semifinals of the city playoffs ... prep team was the consolation city runner-up and advanced to the state playoffs ... playing in the Chicago Public League Red-North league, prep team posted a 20-11 record ... Chuck Demas was the team's coach ... as a junior averaged 16.7 points, 7.1 rebounds, .7 blocks and .9 steals ... named to the 2007 Hoops for Healing as well as the 2007 Northside Christmas All-Tournament Teams ... team also advanced to the state playoffs junior season ... in a preseason exposure game scored 62 points prior to his junior season ... prior to signing with Rice, was ranked the No. 55 strong forward in the 2008-09 signing class by ESPN College Basketball.
Born Sept. 26, 1991 in Chicago ... son of Nina Leonard and Michael Eversley ... father played basketball at Chicago State (1976-79) and was a member of the Chicago Bulls in 1979 ... mother played collegiately for Long Beach State (1980-84) ... has two older brothers, Michael Eversley, Jr., and Jordan Eversley ... brother Jordan played football at Missouri State ... studying in Rice University's Social Sciences Division ... Duncan College.