He played collegiately at the University of Kansas and was selected 27th overall by the Utah Jazz in the 1997 NBA Draft. In addition to playing four seasons in Utah, Vaughn has also played with the Orlando Magic, the Atlanta Hawks (in two separate stints), as well as the Nets. He holds career averages of five points and 2.7 assists per game.
In his college career, Vaughn made an immediate impact, becoming the starting point guard as a freshman. Among his first year highlights was a game winning three pointer at the buzzer to beat Bobby Knight's University of Indiana team in a game at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.
In college, Vaughn was best known as a distributor of the basketball. By the end of his college career, he was the all-time leader in assists in Kansas basketball history (since surpassed by Aaron Miles) as well as the Big Eight Conference all-time record holder. In 1997, the award given annually to the school's assist leader was renamed for Vaughn.
Also an outstanding student, Vaughn was a two time Academic All-American at Kansas and the 1997 Academic All American of the Year. Vaughn was the Big Eight Player of the Year in 1996 and a two time all-conference pick.
His jersey was retired in 2002 and hangs in honor in the rafter of Allen Field House.模板:Hoopsbio-stub