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Springdale's Evans Inks With Iowa Western

Posted: April 10, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Special To NWA Media D.J. Evans, Springdale High senior, signs a letter of intent to play for the Iowa Western Community College basketball team next season during a ceremony Wednesday at Springdale.

Iowa Western Community College basketball coach Jim Morris and his staff were on the brink of targeting a certain Arkansas high school standout in early March.

At A Glance

D.J. Evans

School: Springdale High

Height: 6-2

Class: Senior

Position: Guard

Notable: Signed with Iowa Western over five other offers. … Averaged 11.4 points, a team-high 3.9 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game for Class 7A state runner-up. … All-state and all-conference. … Took on the roll of a playmaker and averaged 4.6 assists the last 12 games, including four games of six or more assists.

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