Get to know junior guard Evan Troy
Evan Troy is a junior guard from Longview, Washington. Learn more about Evan below and scroll to the bottom of the page to collect his digital card and find links to learn more about the rest of the squad.
Why did you choose BYU? It was a good fit. My mom played basketball at BYU and my dad wrestled.
When did you start playing basketball? In third grade on a YMCA youth team. Fell in love with the sport.
What are your pregame rituals? My only ritual is to shower an hour before the game.
If you could play another sport besides basketball, what would you pick? I like football a lot, but I wasn’t as good at it.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Greece. My dad’s side is from there so it would be for the scenery and family connection.
What’s something unique about you? I can play the piano. I started lessons in third grade. I play a lot of hip hop and pop songs on the piano now.
What is your favorite basketball memory? Going to state with my high school team.
What do you do when you’re not playing basketball? Working out, school work or playing Fortnite with Rylan. A lot of the team plays FIFA too.
What’s the most embarrassing song on your phone? An opera song that I play on Sunday. It gets me hyped for Sunday.
What do you want to do for a career? Something with statistics. I want to work with one of the major athletics companies like Nike, Adidas, Under Armour or Reebok.
What is your favorite thing about BYU? The brotherhood. Meeting everyone and getting to know people from all over the country. Being from out of state, it’s helped me feel at home here.