December 12, 2012; Tempe, AZ, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils guard Evan Gordon (10) scores and draws the foul against DePaul Blue Demons center Derrell Robertson Jr. (10) during the second half at Wells Fargo. The Blue Demons defetead the Sun Devils 78-61. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Evan Gordon to visit Butler


Perhaps the 2013 class still has room to grow. Former Arizona State point guard, Evan Gordon, decided to transfer earlier this week and will visit Butler on Tuesday.

A younger brother to the New Orleans Hornets’ Eric Gordon, he decided to transfer in order to be closer to home and his family. He has mentioned Indiana, Butler and Purdue all as possible destinations for his final year of eligibility, and those are teams he could help immediately due to the fact that he has already graduated. As long as the school he picks offers a graduate program not offered at Arizona State, Gordon will be eligible to play this upcoming season.

“Coming to Indiana, my brother has been down here and Butler is just two minutes away from my house,” he said in an interview with the Indystar’s Kyle Neddenriep. “I’m definitely looking for the style of play and who they have (on the roster) and where I fit in with the team. I’m definitely looking at the coaching staff. There is a couple dynamics that I’m looking at.”

Gordon met with Indiana’s Tom Crean while in Bloomington watching his brother Eron, a 2016 recruit, in the Adidas May Classic.

He averaged 10.1 points per game with the Sun Devils this season and, if he so chooses, could add a scoring threat and an experienced point guard to this Bulldogs’ back-court. He plans to make his decision within the next week after meeting with Butler and Purdue as well.

 

 

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