"I felt like it was the best fit for me and my family," said Henderson. "Out of the three schools I narrowed it down to I could see myself at all of them, but I felt like State had everything I was looking for."
Henderson played in 30 games as a freshman at West Virginia, starting 11 as he averaged 8 points and 2.4 rebounds in 20.1 minutes per game. A prolific three-point shooter, he was second in the Big 12 (conference games only) in 3-point field goal percentage (46.0) and shot 40% from 3-point range for the season.
Henderson believes he was ready to prepared to contribute right away.
"Coming out of high school and after playing against top guys in AAU, I was ready," he previously told Pack Pride. "One year we won the Super Showcase in Orlando, so I was ready to play top competition.
"When I got to college it was a learning process, but as far as competing and earning a spot I was able to do that. Plus, the coaches, they believed in me early. I was able to start as a freshman and earn a lot of playing experience as a freshman."
Henderson's numbers increased as a sophomore, as he averaged 11.7 points and 2.9 rebounds in 27 minutes. He shot 43.9% from the field and 37.6% from behind the 3-point line and also hit 84.8% of his free throws.
"My role was to score and defend," said Henderson. "They wanted me to shoot, but coach Huggins really stresses defense. He taught me to defend first and score second, and I'm going to take that with me wherever I end up. Defense is first, and I know that now.
"My sophomore year, I was more of a leader on the team. I was one of the few returning guys, and I had a big responsibility
He focused on NC State, Maryland, Wake Forest, and UCLA prior to picking the Wolfpack.
Pack Pride will have more from Henderson shortly so stay tuned!