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Pair of Transfers Contacted by West Virginia Basketball



Ken Evans West Virginia Transfers

West Virginia Basketball has recently reached out to transfers Ken Evans (G – Jackson State) and John Tonje (G – Missouri), they tell The Portal Report and WV Sports Now.

Evans (6-foot-4) is the reigning SWAC Player of the Year. Evans has most recently heard from FAU, Hawaii, Minnesota and West Virginia and is trying to finalize a visit with Mississippi State for the upcoming weekend. Evans averaged 18.8 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.3 steals through 32 games with Jackson State this year. The Jackson, Ms. native spent five years with the Tigers, redshirting his first season.

Evans has one year of eligibility remaining.

Tonje (6-foot-6) has heard from Arizona State, DePaul, Grand Canyon, Iowa, Iowa State, Louisville, New Mexico, TCU, Virginia and others. Tonje began his career at Colorado State, where he averaged 14.6 points and 4.7 rebounds during his senior season. The Omaha, Ne. native transferred to Missouri last season but dealt with a foot injury throughout the whole year. Tonje appeared in eight games, averaging 2.6 points in 9.8 minutes.

Tonje has one year of eligibility left.

WVU has landed one transfer commitment with DeVries so far this offseason and has lost Josiah Harris (F), Seth Wilson (G), Patrick Suemnick (F), Kerr Kriisa (G), Jeremiah Bembry (G), Kobe Johnson (G) and Ali Ragab (C). WVU also has a high school commitment from former Drake signee KJ Tenner.

WV Sports Now will keep you up to date on the latest transfer portal recruiting news for West Virginia.

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