33 Chris Eversley
33 Chris Eversley
Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
Year: JR
Hometown: Chicago, IL
High School: Walter Payton College Prep
Previous College: Rice
Position: F
Experience: 1V

2011-12 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Will debut in the Mustang lineup as a sophomore.

2010-11 (Redshirt)
Redshirted campaign after transferring from Rice prior to season.

2009-10 (Freshman; Rice)
Appeared in 16 of 31 games as a true freshman with one start at Houston (March 3) … scored a career-high 10 points in 20 minutes of action during 78-64 loss at UTEP (Feb. 27) … scored five points during 66-59 loss versus Central Florida (March 6) … scored 18 of his 25 points during Rice’s final four regular season games … averaged 4.9 minutes per appearance.

Walter Payton College Prep (Chicago, Ill.)
Named to the All-Chicago second team and earned All-Illinois special mention after averaging 19.2 points, 9.1 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game as senior … scored career-high 39 points, including the game-winning basket, versus Fenger HS in the consolation semifinals of the Chicago city playoffs (program advanced to the Illinois state tournament after finishing as city consolation runner-up) … assisted program to a 20-11 record during senior season … averaged 16.7 points and 7.1 rebounds per game as a junior in helping program advance to the state tournament … one of only two players in program history to record 1,000-plus points and 500-plus rebounds … first male athlete in school history to sign a National Letter of Intent with a Division I men’s basketball program … ranked as the No. 55 forward in the class of 2008 by ESPN.com.

Son of Michael Eversley and Nina Leonard … father played basketball at Chicago State (1976-79) and for the Chicago Bulls (1979) … mother played at Long Beach State (1980-84) … has two brothers: Michael, Jr. and Jordan, who was a wide receiver at Missouri State (2006-07) … majoring in recreation, parks and tourism administration … member of Best Buddies (special education partnership program) at Payton College Prep … Christopher Nicholas Eversley was born on Sept. 26, 1991 in Chicago.