Jose Alvarado
Jose  Alvarado

Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
Christ the King HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 174




Literature, Media and Communications


#TGW: Promise in the Youth

With Tech's roster makeup still to be finalized, Pastner is excited about the Yellow Jackets' young players


#TGW: Unafraid

Jackets are all-in with freshman Jose Alvarado, whose toughness and grit keep Tech competitive


Jose Alvarado - Georgia Tech Men's Basketball

Jose Alvarado, Georgia Tech guard from Brooklyn, N.Y.


Georgia Tech at Boston College

Men's Basketball at Boston College (Feb. 4, 2018)


Georgia Tech vs. Boston College (USATSI)

Georgia Tech vs. Boston College (USATSI)


Georgia Tech vs Syracuse (USATSI)

Georgia Tech vs Syracuse


Georgia Tech vs. Clemson USATSI Gallery

Georgia Tech vs. Clemson - January 28, 2018

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 ... 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).

2017-18 - Game-by-Game Statistics

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.

 Career Statistics  

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2017-18   25-25  874  35.0  99  221  .448  40  108  .370  65  81  .802  15  78  93  3.7  60  77  59  43  303  12.1 
TOTAL  25-25  874  35.0  99  221  .448  40  108  .370  65  81  .802  15  78  93  3.7  60  77  59  43  303  12.1