Darius Garland

Darius Garland Scouting Report

March 13, 2019 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

It’s not often that a player’s draft stock improves following a season-ending injury, but that’s reality for Vanderbilt freshman guard Darius Garland. Garland, a 6-foot-2 point guard, tore his left meniscus two minutes into the first half against Kent State on November 23. Coming into his fifth game of the season, the five-star point guard and McDonald’s All-American had led Vanderbilt to a perfect 4-0 [ . . . ]

Dean Wade

Dean Wade Scouting Report

March 1, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

When I think of Dean Wade, the first word that comes to mind is understated.  He is quietly productive on the floor.  He is certainly not brash anywhere at any time.  And despite being one of the most productive players in the history of Kansas State basketball, not many NBA analysts are giving him strong consideration for this year’s draft.  The good news for Wade [ . . . ]

Jontay Porter

Jontay Porter Scouting Report

February 24, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

It’s been nearly a year since we last saw Jontay Porter play in an official game.  To be exact, his last outing was on March 16, 2018 vs. Florida State, as Porter and his Missouri teammates were knocked out in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  Porter reclassified to play with his more highly touted brother Michael at Mizzou, and despite being a very [ . . . ]

Bol Bol

Bol Bol Scouting Report

February 13, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

Any man who is almost a half-foot shorter than his father would seemingly have little chance to be a professional basketball player, but if you are the son of 7-foot-7 Manute Bol, who was a rim-protecting specialist in the NBA from 1985 to 1995, it’s a different story.  The son, 7-foot-2 Bol Bol, not only should play in the NBA, but also should be a [ . . . ]

Making 44.4 percent of his 3s and averaging nearly 23 points, 6 boards, and two assists per game, Gonzaga's Rui Hachimura (#21) has vaulted into lottery territory this season.

Food for Thought

November 26, 2018 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

Brendan O’Sullivan gives his post-Thanksgiving thoughts on various draft prospects around the country, and says that Gonzaga is clearly the best team in college basketball.