BOISE, Idaho Greg Graham, head men’s basketball coach at Boise State University, announced today that Robert Arnold, a 6-foot-7, 170-pound guard from Antelope Valley Community College has signed a National Letter of Intent. Arnold is the 15th ranked junior college player in the country according to JucoJunction.com.
“We are thrilled with the addition of Robert to the Boise State basketball program,” Graham said. “He may be one of the highest rated players we have signed at Boise State. He’s a versatile guard who should fit nicely into what we like to do here.”
As a freshman at Antelope Valley last season, Arnold helped his team to a 31-7 record, 11-3 in conference, and a runner-up finish in the state tournament. He was named first-team All-Foothill Conference after finishing eighth in the league in scoring, averaging 15.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. He was even better in league games, averaging 17.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. Arnold also earned spots on the All-Fullerton Tournament and All-Rancho Vista Tournament teams.
Through two games this season, Arnold is averaging 22.0 points per game after scoring 25 and 19 points in a pair of wins.