Sam Hauser Virginia
Hauser is a very smooth well-rounded shooter. He is a catch and shoot machine from deep and coming off of screen opening to the perimeter. Further, he can come off of curls for mid-range jumpers and make them very effectively. In addition, he has the ability to post up in the mid-post and face-up with ease. His ability to play off the ball is very good with his movement to get open. Also, his back to the basket game is very solid with jump hooks. Hauser is an offensive piece that Tony Bennett will rely on heavily and will be a perfect fit for their offensive concepts. On the defensive end, he will be solid with his size and ability to move his feet guarding the perimeter. Also, the length is good enough where is disrupt shots and drivers. Sam Hauser will be a valuable addition to Virginia this upcoming season.
2018-19 Averages 14.9 points 7.2 rebounds 2.4 assists 45.9 FG% 40.2 3pt%
Joey Hauser Michigan State
Hauser will fit into the toughness of Michigan State with his rebounding ability and versatility. In addition, he can make the catch and shoot threes on the perimeter and post up very effectively. The overall versatility on offense he can bring will be very important to the success of Michigan State. If he can polish his offensive skillset, he will take the next level as a player being a more effective scorer. The physicality he plays with on both ends of the floor is great. Now, defensively he must improve with containing the basketball and be more mobile defensively with getting caught of position less often. Hauser must improve on the defensive end to be a more complete player. Joey Hauser will have a major impact on the overall success of Michigan State next season.
2018-19 Averages 9.7 points 5.3 rebounds 2.4 assists 44.7 FG% 42.5 3pt%
David Jenkins Jr. UNLV
Jenkins Jr. is a pure bucket getter and has the ability to make a step in threes at a very effective rate. His quickness allows him to attack the basket well in half-court and in transition. His ability to make runners in the lane as well as a key aspect to his game. Defensively, he is not active enough off the basketball and doesn’t apply great ball pressure. Next, he must improve his defense to be able to contain the basketball. He will be dependent on being the lead guard for T.J. Otzelberger and should be an all-league first team player in the Mountain West.
2018-19 Averages 19.7 points 3.4 rebounds 1.5 assists 45.8 FG% 45.3 3pt%
Jahvon Quinerly Alabama
Quinerly is very crafty with the basketball and has a lot of skill. Furthermore, he has the ability to break down his defender to get to the basket and finish with great control. His shot is inconsistent and must improve to be a more dangerous, well-rounded scorer. He’s got the ability to be dangerous in transition as a scorer and distributor as well. Quinerly will fit in extremely well in Nate Oats’ system at Alabama with the other dynamic guard in a high paced offense. He has the potential to be a more active defender on basketball and does a solid job of basketball. Alabama is getting another dynamic guard who can really break down the defense with his dribble penetration.
2018-19 Averages 3.2 points 0.8 rebounds 0.9 assists 33.7 FG% 25.0 3pt%
Anthony Duruji Florida
Duruji is a confident shooter who could improve his percentages from three to really become a more consistent scorer. He’s got a very good motor on both ends of the floor and brings really good athleticism. The activity on the boards is very good on both ends. If he can improve his driving ability he could take the next step as a complete scorer. His activity will be a very impactful addition to Mike White’s Florida program. Also, off the basketball is a really good cutter looking for easy opportunities at the basket. He’s got good size and effort on the defensive end but needs to move his feet more effectively on the basketball. The effort is tremendous and will be a very good addition for Florida next season.
2018-19 Averages 12.2 points 6.2 rebounds 0.9 assists 46.8 FG% 33.9 3pt%
Jordan Brown Arizona
Brown has supreme athleticism and should have a major impact on Arizona during the next season. His mobility on the offensive end will be used heavily in ball screen action and activity around the basket. Furthermore, his back to the basket activity is pretty good, as he has the ability to use a jump hook with his right hand. His potential is very good and he will develop into a dynamic player and be extremely versatile on the offensive end. The rebounding ability of Brown will be very good on both ends of the floor. Defensively, his mobility will be key in guarding the perimeter in ball screen action especially. Also, his length will provide good rim protection as well. Jordan Brown is a terrific addition for Sean Miller and Arizona who will have a great season next year.
2018-19 Averages 3.0 points 2.1 rebounds 0.5 assists 50.6 FG%
Joel Ntambwe Texas Tech
Ntambwe is going to add very good versatility with his ability to be very effective on the perimeter and in the post. There is a great activity with his ability to cut and get open around the basket. In addition, he can face up and attack very effectively. Also, he runs the floor very well in transition and is a dynamic athlete who can provide easy scoring opportunities. He’s going to be a very good scoring threat for Texas Tech and will be their best wing player. Defensively, he will be a solid, not a great defender, but good enough to fit into Chris Beard’s system.
2018-19 Averages 11.8 points 5.5 rebounds 0.6 assists 40.9 FG% 38.6 3pt%
Eric Williams Jr. Oregon
Williams Jr. rebounds the basketball extremely well for a wing with his activity. He’s a very solid driver with the ability to finish at the rim well. In addition, he will make open threes on a consistent basis. As well as, attacking one on one in really good control getting to the rim and rising up for pull up jumpers. Williams Jr. will give really good versatility offensively for Oregon. Defensively, he’s very active on the basketball and off the ball. Also, he has extremely good length to make it more difficult on offensive players and has the ability to guard 1-4. Dana Altman is getting a very versatile player who will help Oregon immediately.
2018-19 Averages 14.0 points 7.6 rebounds 1.4 assists 42.4% 3pt 37.1%
Jaylen Fisher Grand Canyon
Fisher has the ability to play on and off the basketball. He’s very effective in going downhill and finishes with good control. Also, he can make plays off the dribble with a really good feel and can get by defenders for dribble penetration. Next, he can make perimeter shots at a high rate and doesn’t take bad shots. Fisher will be a great addition for Bryce Drew who gives him a lead guard who can conduct the offense very well. He’s an active defender who gets in good position in help defense to contribute off the ball. On the basketball, he gives good energy and is active. He can get beat times, but his activity will help set the tone. Grand Canyon is getting a very good guard in Jaylen Fisher who could be an all-league player in the WAC.
2018-19 Averages 12.2 points 2.4 rebounds 2.7 assists 41.2 FG% 44.1 3pt%
Eugene Omoruyi Oregon
Omoruyi plays with good control with his back to the basket and can face up as well for mid-range jumpers effectively. He’s a good rebounding who will provide second chance opportunities for Oregon. He plays with good physicality and feel around the basket and has the ability to get out of double teams to score or pass. Also, he is very solid in ball screen action driving to the basket and finish with a short jumper or at the rim. Defensively, he is pretty mobile with being able to defend the perimeter well and he can defend the post well providing versatility. His rebounding ability is another factor in his defensive capabilities. Omoruyi will give Oregon an interior option after a year in which they struggle to get an identity inside.
2018-19 Averages 13.8 points 7.2 rebounds 2.4 rebounds 44.5 FG% 31.1 3pt%
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