Erik Buggs (180 cm, Valparaiso’13) will begin his professional career in Switzerland’s LNA and will play for Energy Investments Massagno this 2013-14. EI Massagno is looking to add depth to their backcourt and are currently struggling with a league-second-worst record of 2-8. They are adding the 23-year-old to see if he has the potential to help turn things around.
In Buggs’ senior year at Valparaiso this 2012-13 he averaged 7.4 ppg and 3.6 apg. He wasn’t much of a scorer, but he did contribute on the defensive end with 1.7 spg. He helped his team win the Horizon League Tournament in 2013. That year he was named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team, the Horizon League All-Defensive Team and also ended up winning the Horizon League All-Tournament MVP award as well.