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Which College to Choose in NBA 2K22 Next Gen

Wondering which college to commit to in NBA 2K22 MyCareer on Next Gen? Look no further.
Wondering which college to commit to in NBA 2K22 MyCareer on Next Gen? Look no further. / Photo courtesy of Ralston Dacanay, 2K

Early on into NBA 2K22 MyCareer on Next Gen, players are given the choice of going to college, the G League, or the NBA.

Ultimately, it's a no-brainer to go to college first as you can still go to the G League and NBA after and get all of the benefits in one swoop. For those wondering which school they should take their talents to, here is a breakdown of which college to choose in NBA 2K22 Next Gen.

Which College to Choose in NBA 2K22 Next Gen

In NBA 2K22 Next Gen, which college players choose actually matters this year as each grant players four extra badges depending on the program.

Here are the 10 schools players can play for in NBA 2K22 MyCareer:

Florida

  • Finishing: +1
  • Shooting: +1
  • Playmaking: +1
  • Defense/Rebounding: +1

Gonzaga

  • Finishing: +3
  • Shooting: +0
  • Playmaking: +1
  • Defense/Rebounding: +0

Michigan State

  • Finishing: +0
  • Shooting: +0
  • Playmaking: +4
  • Defense/Rebounding: +0

Oklahoma

  • Finishing: +0
  • Shooting: +2
  • Playmaking: +1
  • Defense/Rebounding: +1

Syracuse

  • Finishing: +0
  • Shooting: +1
  • Playmaking: +3
  • Defense/Rebounding: +0

Texas Tech

  • Finishing: +0
  • Shooting: +0
  • Playmaking: +0
  • Defense/Rebounding: +4

UConn

  • Finishing: +2
  • Shooting: +0
  • Playmaking: +0
  • Defense/Rebounding: +2

UCLA

  • Finishing: +2
  • Shooting: +2
  • Playmaking: +0
  • Defense/Rebounding: +0

West Virginia

  • Finishing: +1
  • Shooting: +0
  • Playmaking: +0
  • Defense/Rebounding: +3

While it ultimately comes down to your build and play style, the most popular colleges being picked in NBA 2K22 tend to be Texas Tech, Villanova and UCLA.

While Villanova and UCLA are safe picks since having more offensive badges never hurts, Texas Tech is personally my favorite way to go since there are so many good Defensive/Rebounding Badges out there this year.

Of course, to earn the +4 in the first place, players will need to make sure they go undefeated and win bring home the collegiate trophy.