Jose Alvarado

Jose Alvarado



Year Sophomore
Experience 1 VL
Height 6-0
Weight 176
Hometown Brooklyn, N.Y.
Last School Christ the King HS
Jose Alvarado


Career Notes

Tough, gritty, high motor point guard who became an ironman running the Jackets’ offense until suffering a dislocated left elbow 12 minutes into Tech’s Feb. 11 game against Duke … Sidelined the remainder of the season and underwent surgery to repair the injury … Three-star prospect out of high school who was ranked the No. 9 player in the state of New York and No. 33 in the nation at his position by ESPN … Follows a pair of legendary New York point guards into the Tech program — Kenny Anderson (1989-91) and Stephon Marbury (1995-96).


Had started every game as Tech’s primary point guard, ranking fourth in the ACC at 39.2 minutes per game in conference play prior to his injury … Ranked fourth among freshmen nationwide in overall minutes per game (35.9) and percentage of minutes played (89.3) … Logged eight complete games (seven in ACC play), including all 45 minutes in Tech’s OT loss at Boston College … Ranked fourth in the ACC in steals (1.8 per game), No. 1 among freshmen at time of injury … Had team-high 3.1 assists per game … Third on Tech’s scoring chart at 12.1 points per game, 10.2 per game against the ACC … Ranked fifth among ACC freshmen in scoring, fourth in assists … Eleven double-figure games in the last 16, 16 altogether as a freshman … Averaged 13.2 ppg in last six games (27-61 FG, 14-31 on threes) prior to Duke … Topped 20 points four times (22 vs. Grambling State, 23 vs. Wright State, 23 vs. Yale, 23 at Florida State) … Shot the ball well from three-point range (37 pct.), knocking down four threes in a game four times, including at North Carolina and Florida State … Excellent at the foul line (80.2 percent on 81 attempts, third on the team in both) … Snared season high of seven rebounds three times.

High School

Named New York City Catholic League player of the year as a junior in 2015-16, led Christ the King, the No. 19 team in the nation entering the 2016-17 season, to the New York City title twice … Averaged 17 points and 6.5 assists per game as a junior … Posted the first quadruple-double in school history (18 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, 10 steals) … Led his AAU team, the New York Rens, to the Peach Jam quarterfinals in the summer of 2016, averaging 11 points and five assists.


Full name is Jose Alvarado … Born April 12, 1998 in Brooklyn … Son of Jose and Odilian Alvarado … Has a younger brother, Jeremy … Began playing basketball at age 9 … Enjoys listening to music … Enrolled in the Literature, Media and Communications program at Tech.