COLLEGE BASKETBALL RECRUITING
Every year, thousands of high school athletes compete for college basketball scholarships. Basketball recruiting at the college level is very competitive and it is critically important to get your name out there to coaches. BeRecruited can’t guarantee you a scholarship, but we can get your athletic profile in to the hands of college coaches and help you get recruited.
MEN'S BASKETBALL RECRUITING.
NCAA.There are 351 registered basketball programs at the NCAA D1 level. Each school can only offer 13 full-ride scholarships. At the division 2 level there are 309 programs and 10 full scholarships available per program. These are equivalency grants and can be divided between a larger number of players. 447 NCAA DIII schools also offer basketball as a sport; however, no athletic scholarships are awarded (other forms of financial aid may be available).
NAIA.The NAIA has 236 thriving basketball programs over two divisions: 108 Division 1 colleges and 128 DII Schools. Across both divisions, 12 basketball scholarships are available in the form of equivalency grants.
NJCAA.The NJCAA allows scholarships in division one and two. There are 221 Junior College D1 schools and 123 DII community colleges that offer scholarships. 15 full-ride scholarships are available for each JUCO basketball program. There are no athletic scholarships awarded in division three, but athletes with good academic records may be eligible for other forms of financial grants.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL RECRUITING
NCAA.There are 349 Division1 schools that have a maximum of 15 full-ride scholarships per women's basketball program. In Division two there are 281 programs where 10 athletic scholarships can be allocated per program. These are equivalency grants in aid and can be spread out over a larger number of players.
NAIA.All scholarships at NAIA level are partial. In D1 there are 105 institutions that can offer the equivalency of up to 11 basketball scholarships, and 124 Division 2 colleges can grant six scholarships.
NJCAA.There are 395 schools in both Division one and division two. Details are the same as above for men's basketball.
College Basketball Recruiting Tips.
Get Good Grades.Without good grades and ensuring you have met all of the Eligibility standards you won’t get recruited. Coaches want to recruit basketball players who have strong grades and remain academically qualified throughout their college eligibility.
Register with the NCAA/NAIA Eligibility Centre.It is critically important to register and ensure that you’re eligible to play college basketball.