Your scholarship in the USA
College basketball is the dream of millions of basketball players in the US and around the world. It’s THE stepping stone to get into the NBA!
The playing level and the requierements of the coaches are insanely high.
If you make it to the USA, however, you can not only take your sport to a new level, but also continue your academic career at a top level.
Are you ready for the ultimate basketball challenge?
Basketball players who study in the United States
College teams in the USA
available full scholarships in college basketball
Basketball in the USA
How many scholarships are there?
Obtaining a sports scholarship is the ultimate goal for all of our players. But how many teams are there and how many full scholarships can they award? In general, basketball is very common in college sports. Basically every university has a basketball team.
Universities with basketball teams:
- Men: 1326
- Women: 1286
Full scholarships per team:
- Men: bis zu 15
- Women: bis zu 15
How is the training in the USA structured?
In addition to daily team practice on the court, the teams usually do 2 to 3 strength and conditioning session per week. Prctice at an American college is often more demanding and intensive than in Europe. Due to the high intensity, the basketball teams have excellent conditions and access to physiotherapists, chiropractors and doctors. They also have access to all recovery facilities on a daily basis.
What does a season at college look like?
The season usually starts in early October and ends – depending on your team’s performance – in early April with the national playoff games, called NCAA March Madness. The games, which take place two to three times a week, are at least as well attended as in the top divisions of your home country. The atmosphere is simply fantastic.
Requirements for your scholarship
Basketball is the most popular sport in the United States. The level is high in all divisions in college basketball. The requirements a recruit has to meet in order to obtain a scholarship are very individual. Each position has precise specifications and the existing tape is an important component. For this reason, we recommend that you fill out free opportunity assessment. Our basketball experts will have a detailed look your profile and give you a clear overview of your chances of becoming a college basketball player in the United States.