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High Noon Highlights(10/22): Jawun Evans gets picked up to Raptors G-League team

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Jawun Evans acquired by Raptors G-League team:

Evans, 6-foot, 190 pounds, appeared in seven games with the Phoenix Suns and one with the Oklahoma City Thunder last season. He also played 32 games (26 starts) with Northern Arizona, averaging 15.1 points, 5.8 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 1.6 steals.

A native of Greenville, South Carolina, Evans was drafted in the second round (39th overall) in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. His draft rights were acquired by the Los Angeles Clippers where he dressed for 48 games during the 2017-18 season, posting averages of 4.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists. {}

Mason Rudolph has no memory of hit by Earl Thomas:

“I did not remember the play at all,” Rudolph said Monday. “Everything before the play and after the play. It was weird. I had to go back and ask the coach, what was the play call because for some reason, just that play was kind of blank. But everything before and after was clear as day.”

He does remember walking off the field with the help of his linemen, and Monday, he laughed about the minor controversy surrounding the malfunctioning medical cart. {ESPN}

Burnett named 2020 named NWHOF inductee:

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame named former Oklahoma State assistant coach Bruce Burnett as a Distinguished Member of the Class of 2020 on Tuesday. Distinguished Members are wrestlers who have achieved extraordinary success in national and/or international competition; a coach who has demonstrated great leadership in the profession and who has compiled an outstanding record; or a contributor whose long-term activities have substantially enhanced the development and advancement of the sport. Burnett served as an assistant at OSU under the late Joe Seay from 1987-1990, helping lead the Cowboys to two NCAA team titles, two National Wrestling Coaches Association National Dual titles and three Big Eight Conference titles. In his tenure, the Pokes had 26 All-Americans and five national champions including NWHOF Distinguished Members John Smith, Kendall Cross and Pat Smith. {}

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