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Evan Joyner Serves as Latest Addition to Men's Basketball Roster
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Evan Joyner Serves as Latest Addition to Men's Basketball Roster

NASHVILLE --- Head coach Brian "Penny" Collins announced late Wednesday the addition of Evan Joyner (Greensboro, NC) to the Tennessee State men's basketball 2020-21 roster.

"Evan Joyner is going to be one of the most special players to come through Tennessee State," said Collins. "He is an intelligent young man who comes from a great pedigree. His father, Jay Joyner, is a long-time college basketball coach who appeared in the NCAA tournament as a former player and as a coach."

"Evan is going to add a lot to our team. He's long. He's athletic. He has a high basketball IQ. He won state championships in high school and is coming in with a 3.9 GPA. I'm excited to coach a guy like him." 

EVAN JOYNER | 6-8 | 180 | SF
GREENSBORO, NC |  PIEDMONT CLASSICAL HS

  • As a senior, helped the Bobcats go 25-9
  • Played in 34 games averaging 9.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.7 blocks and 1.6 steals per game
  • As a junior averaged 10.7 points on 55 percent shooting and 5.4 rebounds in just 19 minutes of play per game
  • Scored 1,001 points over the course of his high school career
  • First-team All-State selection 
  • USA National Prep Champion
  • 4x State Champion
  • Graduated with a 3.9 GPA
  • Played AAU for Garner Road, coached by NBA All Star David West 

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