Gained valuable experience playing the point for Utah State as a junior... Will play both guard positions as a senior... An excellent shooter who is very mature physically... His production and shooting percentages should improve as his familiarity with the system improves... Played at the same junior college as former Aggie Mark Brown.
2005 Season (Jr.):
Started 29 games at the point in his first year at Utah State... Averaged 6.1 points, 3.1 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game, while shooting 39.8 percent from the field, 35.2 percent from three-point range, and 54.8 percent from the free throw line... Scored in double-figures five times during the season and had a season-high 19 points at Long Beach State as he was four-of-five from three-point range in the game... Recorded a season-high eight assists two nights earlier at UC Irvine... Finished the year second on the team with 98 assists... Made 31 three-point baskets during the year, which was also second on the team... Recorded four or more assists in nine games during the season.
Named the Orange Empire Conference Most Valuable Player as a sophomore after leading Saddleback (Calif.) Junior College to the regional semifinals of the state tournament... Also named first-team all-state as a sophomore as he averaged 15.7 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game, while shooting 39 percent from the field, 35 percent from three-point range and 74 percent from the free throw line... Named first-team all-conference as a freshman as he averaged 12.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists, while shooting 47 percent from the field, 41 percent from three-point range and 73 percent from the free throw line.
Born on Dec. 25, 1976 in Enid, Oklahoma... Son of Kathy Nguyen... Has two sisters... Majoring in sociology at Utah State... Married current Aggie women's basketball player Jessica Freeman in April, 2005.