Wisconsin basketball has picked up transfer sophomore guard Trevor Anderson from Green Bay. The guard from Stevens Point, Wis., averaged 9.8 points per game during his freshman year.
Anderson announced his transfer Wednesday on Twitter.
“Growing up in Wisconsin, it was always my personal dream to play for the Badgers,” Anderson said in a note shared on Twitter.
Guard Trevor Anderson transfers to Wisconsin
Taking A Leap Of Faith!! ???⚪️ pic.twitter.com/Qt8e8wcRwV
— Trevor Anderson (@TreMamBa15) May 3, 2017
Anderson originally was a 3-star recruit and rated the No. 5 player from Wisconsin in the 2016 recruiting class. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound guard averaged 1.8 3-pointers per game last season for the Phoenix.
Anderson played against the Badgers on Dec. 14. He scored 3 points on 1-of-6 shooting. He made 1-of-5 3-point attempts. He also grabbed 4 rebounds and had 1 assist in 33 minutes.
Anderson last played against Cleveland State on Jan. 23. A back injury sidelined him for the rest of the season.
As a Wisconsin high school star, Anderson averaged 24.6 points per game in his senior year at Stevens Point Area High School and was named the state player of the year.
Anderson will be eligible to play for Wisconsin in the 2018 season. He has three years of eligibility remaining.