November 2, 2007

One of the nation's best visiting UT

The Texas Longhorn basketball program will get their season started with an exhibition game tonight against Xavier (La), but that isn't the marquee event this weekend. The Longhorns will be hosting one of the top basketball prospects, if not the top prospect, in the 2008 class this weekend in Aston (Pa) guard Tyreke Evans. Evans is the most highly-regarded prospect to visit the Texas campus since Kevin Durant two years ago.

Evans will be accompanied by his brothers on the visit after making the short trip to Villanova last weekend. Evans has previously visited Louisville (last year) and Connecticut with a visit to Memphis to follow shortly after his trip to Austin.

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