AVC Basketball Players Expectation…If They Make the Team

Posted: July 25, 2017 in Academics, AVC Men's Basketball, AVC Men's BB 2017-18

Antelope Valley College has been considered one of the elite California JUCO colleges  for men’s basketball for the past several decades.  The 2011-12 team played its way into the State of California State Tournament Final Four and put another banner in the AVC Gym!!  Add to that, AVC’s 2015-16 and 2016-17 teams played their pay into the State tournament/Elite 8.  The AVC program has placed many basketball players in D-1 Universities with full scholarships.  These universities include, USC, Nebraska, Ol Miss, Boise State, Portland State, Wyoming, Montana State, Northridge, Pacific, Iona to name a few.

In the past 10 years, 19 of AVC’s players have signed professional contacts(nearly 2 per year) and are playing in the NBA, ABA, Europe, Asia and South America.

Antelope Valley College provides a full time athletic academic adviser to student athletes.  If the athletes follow the coaching and academic pathway provided by the program, they have the best chance available of reaching their full potential to move up to the next level.  The following table show the success of Antelope Valley College student athletes in the past 10 years.

University Type # of Scholarships % of Total
D-1 20 46.5%
D-2 11 25.1%
D-3 1 1.0%
NAIA 11 25.1%
Total Scholarships 43
Professional Contracts 19

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