Stevens made an incredible mark on the Northern Arizona University men's basketball record book in his two years at the school. He was the Big Sky Newcomer of the Year as a junior, a first-team all-conference selection as a senior, and an honorable mention All-America honoree by The Sporting News and Basketball Weekly. Stevens led the Jacks in scoring and rebounding both years. At the time of his induction, he was sixth all-time with a 16.3-point scoring average. A draft pick of the Phoenix Suns, Stevens played five years of professional basketball in Europe.