MARYVILLE, Mo. (KSHB) — Northwest Missouri State guard Trevor Hudgins, the two-time NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Player of the Year, is expected to sign a two-way deal with the Houston Rockets.
He probably would join Houston's NBA G League team ,the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski
The Houston Rockets are signing NW Missouri State G Trevor Hudgins to a two-way contract, his agent @GeorgeLangberg tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 24, 2022
A 2-time Division II Player of the Year.
The Manhattan, Kansas, native is the first Northwest Missouri State University basketball player to sign a contract with an NBA team.
He helped lead the Bearcats to their third consecutive NCAA Division II national championship.
Northwest Missouri went 17-0 during his career in NCAA tournament play.
Hudgins is the Bearcats' all-time leading scorer with 2,829 points. He also set school records for three-pointers made in a career (435), season (168) and game (11.)
Hudgins scored a NMSU-record 897 points last season and set records for consecutive made free throws (48) and free throw percentage (87.8%).
Bearcat Nation, thank you for everything! I gave you my heart, you gave me family 💚 https://t.co/KHUThcDqyA— Trev (@TrevorHudgins12) June 24, 2022
Hudgins was also named the MIAA player of the year for a third consecutive season. He left Northwest Missouri State with 131-8 career record.