11. Dejon Jarreau Houston
Jarreau brings great versatility and effort for Houston on a consistent basis. Furthermore, he has the ability to be a really good slasher getting to the basket. Additionally, he rebounds the ball extremely well and can play multiple positions. Also, he needs to continue to get better as a shooter from the mid-range, as well as increasing his range to be more of a shooter. On the defensive end, he brings great intensity and length is a very good on-ball defender. Next, he turns his defense to the offense being able to make plays happen in transition. Jarreau will be the veteran for the Houston backcourt that must keep that toughness going for Houston as favorites in the AAC.
12. Scottie Barnes Florida State
Barnes fits right into the culture of Florida State and will bring great toughness and versatility for Florida State. Further, he competes on every possession with his great motor being a tremendous on-ball defender. Next, he is a really good rebounder and will have a great impact there as well as in transition. Also, can pass the ball at a high level being able to play with others extremely well. Additionally, his strength and size allow him to get to the rim and finish at a high level. His shot will need to improve but he is a solid mid-range shooter. Overall, Barnes will have a great impact on the success of the Florida State team.
13. Joe Weiskamp Iowa
14. Jermaine Samuels Villanova
Samuels has good size and brings good versatility on the wing for Villanova next to Saddiq Bey. He’s a very solid cutter which opens up easy opportunities for plays at the rim and threes for others. Furthermore, he’s a solid catch and shoot three-point shooter but has had inconsistencies that must improve upon for next season. Additionally, he plays very well within his role and contributes effectively to the boards. He has good athleticism not great but always finds himself in a good position to score and moves well off the ball. Also, he could look to attack more when he has the size or quickness advantage on the wings. Samuels is a very solid offensive player who will play a crucial part in Villanova’s success. As for the defensive end, he must improve his strength because he can be matched up with bigger players with Villanova’s roster construction. Also, he needs to improve his positioning at certain times guarding the ball to closely. Samuels and Bey could create one of the best wing tandems in the country looking to help Villanova win the National Championship.
15. Chris Duarte Oregon
16. Jaden Shackleford Alabama
17. Darryl Morsell Maryland
18. Alonzo Verge Jr. Arizona State
19. Miles McBride West Virginia
20. Aleem Ford Wisconsin
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