--'Old soul' Gordon expected to bring scoring to Sun Devils (by Doug Haller, AZCentral.com/July 18, 2012)
--Rothstein Files: 10 Underrated Transfers For The 2012-13 College Basketball Season (by Jon Rothstein, CBSSports.com/June 8, 2012)
--ASU Basketball looking at trio of guards to help next year (by Doug Haller, Arizona Republic/Feb. 25, 2012)
--Two Sun Devil Transfers play the Waiting Game (FOX Sports Arizona video feature/February, 2012)
Liberty men's hoops final statistics 2010-11 (Evan's sophomore season) Liberty men's basketball 2009-10 statistics (Evan's freshman season)
Evan Gordon led the Liberty Flames in scoring with 14.4 points per game (eighth in the Big South) in his sophomore year (2010-11) before transferring to Arizona State. The guard also paced the team in free throw percentage (.762) and three-point field goal percentage (.337). The Indianapolis, Ind., native concluded his time at Liberty 26th on the program's all-time scoring list with 832 career points.
2009-10 (LIBERTY FRESHMAN YEAR)
Named to the 2010 Big South All-Freshman team...earned VASID All-State Rookie of the Year Honors...appeared in all 31 games, starting 25...achieved double figures in scoring in 19-of-31 games...finished ninth in the Big South in scoring in conference games (14.4 ppg)...led Liberty in field goals made (129)...second-leading scorer for Liberty (12.0 ppg)...second on the team in steals with 34...posted 21 points and a career-high eight rebounds against Charleston Southern (12/3)...recorded four steals against Kentucky Christian (12/12)...netted a career-high 24 points at VMI (1/2), following up the performance with 22 points at Presbyterian on Jan. 7...named Big South Freshman of the Week (1/4) for his performances against UCF, Buffalo and VMI...finished with 16 tallies at Radford (1/23)...recorded 18 points against VMI (1/28)...posted 16 points against UNC Asheville on Feb. 11...netted 17 points in back-to-back games against Gardner-Webb (2/13) and Radford (2/16)...concluded the regular-season with a 24-point performance at Charleston Southern (2/27), equaling his career high.
HARGRAVE MILITARY ACADEMY
A 2009 graduate of Hargrave Military Academy in nearby Chatham, where the guard played on the post-graduate team as a 12th grader...helped the Tigers to a 27-2 record and an appearance in the National Prep Showcase Finals...Hargrave finished runner-up at the National Prep Showcase Finals ... second player to ever sign with Liberty out of Hargrave Military Academy, which has sent numerous of its alumni into the SEC, ACC and NBA...averaged 13.0 points and 6.0 assists per game for Hargrave, which sent 10 members of its 12-man roster to NCAA Division I institutions...prior to Hargrave, was a three-year starter at North Central High School in Indianapolis, teaming up with his older brother, Eric Gordon, Jr., to lead the Panthers to the Indiana 4A title game in 2007.
OTHER DEVIL DATA
Son of Eric and Denise Gordon... birthday is May 1...plans on majoring in accounting ... father Eric Gordon, Sr., was a three-year standout at Liberty from 1982-84 and currently ranks 16th all-time in the program annals with 1,154 points...younger brother of NBA player Eric Gordon, Jr....career objective is to be a certified public accountant...originally selected Liberty over Butler, Detroit, Penn State, San Diego and Xavier.