AthleticScholarships.com Division II NCAA Men's Basketball Recruiting Guidelines Reveal Stats for Ideal Recruits

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AthleticScholarships.com uses data provided by hundreds of college basketball coaches, recruited student athletes and college rosters to create Division II NCAA men's basketball recruiting guidelines for high school students looking to play at the collegiate level. The guidelines reveal what's considered all around ideal stats for high level Division II NCAA men's basketball recruits.

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AthleticScholarships.com, a leading provider of college athletic scholarship statistics and recruiting information, has published in-depth Division II men's basketball recruiting guidelines for each player position. The guidelines highlight what college basketball coaches and recruiters consider to be the ideal statistics for high level, 5 star recruits. High school athletes that meet one or more of the requirements will likely gain the interest of Division II NCAA men's basketball organizations.

It is very important for high school athletes to know that evaluating prospective players isn't an exact science and some factors cannot be measured. However, the Director of Recruiting Operations at NCSA Athletic Recruiting Network, Rick McDole, said, "Players who earn the most attention from division one schools stand out at an early age. They appear to dominate the high school level on film."

The guidelines were developed using data that was provided by a number of sources, including college basketball coaches from across the country, student-athletes that have participated in Division II men's basketball as well as college rosters. The reason for analyzing the data is to reveal the ideal stats for basketball players that are chosen to compete at the Division II NCAA collegiate level and to receive basketball scholarships.

Division II NCAA Men's Basketball Recruitment Stats for High Level Players

Point Guard

  •         Height – 5’11"+
  •         Minimum 12 PPG
  •         Exceptional ball handling skills
  •         Very good passing skills
  •         Displays very good floor leadership
  •         Able to knock down open shots from the perimeter
  •         Able to break defenders down off the dribble
  •         Very good athleticism
  •         Very good lateral quickness
  •         Excellent court awareness

Shooting Guard

  •         Height - 6'1"+
  •         Minimum 12 PPG
  •         Good ball handling skills
  •         Good passing skills
  •         Able to score the basketball from different areas on the court
  •         Exceptional shooting ability from the perimeter
  •         Very good athleticism
  •         Very good lateral quickness
  •         Good court awareness
  •         Able to break defenders down off the dribble

Small Forward

  •         Height - 6'4"+
  •         Minimum 12 PPG
  •         Able to score the basketball from different areas on the court
  •         Extremely athletic
  •         Very good lateral quickness
  •         Versatile all-around skills
  •         Able to break defenders down off the dribble

Power Forward

  •         Height - 6'6"+
  •         Minimum 12 PPG
  •         Able to run the floor extremely well
  •         Extremely athletic
  •         Able to play facing the basket or with back to basket
  •         Very good rebounding skills

Center

  •         Height - 6'7"+
  •         Minimum 12 PPG (exceptions for athletes 6'8"+)
  •         Able to play with back to the basket
  •         Able to run the floor extremely well
  •         Very good rebounding skills
  •         Extremely athletic

Preferred Grades for Division II NCAA Men's Basketball Recruits

  •         3.0 GPA
  •         ACT score of 24 or higher
  •         SAT score of 1000 or higher

To get more information on basketball recruiting, including women’s basketball recruiting, and athletic scholarship statistics in states, divisions and schools across the country, please visit: AthleticScholarships.com

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