33 Chris Eversley
33 Chris Eversley
Height: 6-7
Weight: 229
Year: SR
Hometown: Chicago, IL
High School: Walter Payton College Prep
Previous College: Rice
Position: F
Experience: 2V

2012-13 (Junior)
Named to All-Big West first team after finishing sixth among conference players with 7.0 rebounds per game and ninth with 15.4 points per contests … two-time Big West Player of the Week selection (Jan. 28, March 4) … scored career-high 30 points and added 14 rebounds versus Cal State Northridge (Jan. 26) … produced six other double-doubles: versus Northern Colorado (21 points, 10 rebounds; Nov. 15), at No. 11 UCLA (15 points, 10 rebounds; Nov. 25), versus Eastern New Mexico (14 points, 12 rebounds; Dec. 14), at Santa Clara (22 points, 10 rebounds; Dec. 17), at UC Santa Barbara (16 points, 15 rebounds; Jan. 19) and versus Pacific (21 points, 10 rebounds; Feb. 7) … 15 rebounds at UCSB were a career high … scored 23 points at Washington (Dec. 20), 24 against UC Irvine (Jan. 5), 21 versus Pacific (Feb. 7), 23 at Cal State Northridge (Feb. 28) and 25 at Hawai’i (March 2) … matched career high with five assists versus Long Beach State (Jan. 3) and hit career-high 10 free throws at UC Irvine (Jan. 5) … recorded 21 double-digit scoring games and 16 games of 15-plus points … totaled seven double-digit rebounding games … finished third among Mustangs with a 45.2 (173-for-383) percent field goal mark and 61 assists … started 30 of 32 contests and ranked fifth among Big West players with 32.9 minutes played per game.

2011-12 (Sophomore)
Appeared in all 33 contests and started eight of Cal Poly’s final 12 games … finished fourth among Mustangs with 8.2 points per game … compiled 13 double-digit scoring games with each coming during Cal Poly’s final 18 contests … scored season-high 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds versus Cal State Northridge (Jan. 21) … posted first collegiate double-double of 11 points and a season-high 14 rebounds versus UC Riverside (Feb. 9) … added second double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds versus Pacific (March 3) … scored 18 points against Cal State Fullerton (Jan. 7), at CSU Bakersfield (Feb. 4), versus UC Irvine (Feb. 11) and at Northern Colorado (Feb. 18) … scored 15 points at Cal State Northridge (Feb. 15) … posted three games of nine rebounds: versus Cal State Fullerton (Jan. 7), at Pacific (Jan. 26) and at UC Davis (Jan. 28) … averaged 19.4 minutes per game.

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

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

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 (Payton Prep 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 Payton Prep 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 for Long Beach State (1980-84) program that reached the 1983 and 1984 NCAA Tournament West Regional finals … has two brothers: Michael, Jr. and Jordan, who was a wide receiver at Missouri State (2006-07) … majoring in recreation, parks and tourism administration … lists biggest thrill at Cal Poly as “beating No. 11 UCLA at Pauley Pavilion last year” …  favorite food is Orange Chicken from Panda Express … member of Best Buddies (special education partnership program) at Walter Payton Prep … Christopher Nicholas Eversley was born on Sept. 26, 1991 in Chicago.