#2 Evan Kelley - Career Stats
2011-12: Played in 29 games with 25 starts at the point guard position...Missed three games early in the new year with a knee injury...Finished the season averaging 7.3 points per game and 2.8 rebounds per game...Had 120 assists and 128 turnovers as a sophomore...Improved his shooting making 40.9% (70-171) from the field...Made 14-of-44 from three, a 31.8% shooter from behind the three point line...A 71.1% (59-83) shooter at the free throw line...Made 28 steals on the defensive end...Avearged 27.2 minutes per game, second on the team...Had a strong start to the season, scoring in double figures in five of the first seven games...Tallied a career-high 16 points making all five of his shots at Rutgers...Scored 12 points and passed out a career high seven assists in a loss to Lipscomb in the Cancun Challenge title game...Scored 15 points with a career-high eight rebounds in a loss at NEC Champion LIU Brooklyn...Was 8-of-11 at teh charity stripe for 11 points against Stony Brook...Had a season-high three steals vs. Stony Brook, Lipscomb, Boston College and Bryant.
2010-11: Saw action in all 29 games as a rookie, making 15 starts...Averaged 25.6 minutes per game...Finished fifth on the team in scoring at 7.3 ppg...Averaged 2.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game...Had 48 assists with 39 steals on the year...Ranked 10th in the NEC in steals per game (1.34)...Shot 25.8% (17-66) from three...Had 10 double digit games...Scored a career-high 14 points with five rebounds and a career-high four steals to lead SHU to a road win at FDU...Tied his career-high later in the season with 14 in a road win at Bryant, making three-of-four from behind the arc with a season-high six assists...Made nine-of-10 at the free throw line on the way to a 13-point effort in win over Robert Morris at home...Had 11 points and five rebounds at UMass....Six-of-six at the charity stripe as he scored 11 points with five assists, four rebounds and three steals at Stony Brook.
High School: Graduated from Norwalk High School. A four-year letterwinner on the basketball team for head coach Bobby Trimbuli. Was named a McDonald’s All-American nominee and a Class L All-State selection. A two-time team captain, Evans was an All-Area MVP, and three-time all-area pick as well as a two-time All-FCIAC selection. Named to the Connecticut Post Super 15. He played in the New England Challenge All-Star game. Finished his high school career as a 1,000 point scorer. Ranks ninth all-time at Norwalk High with 1,202 career points. Averaged 25.6 points, 6.9 rebounds , 4.2 assists and 2.4 steals per game as a senior.
Personal: Born November 27, 1992. Son of Robin Peoples and Earl Kelley. Has a brother named Earl Kelley. Will major in Criminal Justice. Nickname is Young Money. His dad Earl was a standout for the UConn Huskies from 1982-86. His favorite NBA teams are the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers and his favorite player is Kobe Bryant. His favorite movie is Friday and his favorite TV show is Martin. He enjoys listening to rap music and the artist Drake. He considers his mother his role model and his goals after graduation include playing basketball professionally or pursuing a career in law enforcement.