Tyler Hagedorn

Tyler Hagedorn Scouting Report

October 15, 2020 Toyloy Brown III 0

Tyler Hagedorn, from the University of South Dakota, is a front-court player with pro potential, largely due to his three-point shooting and his overall efficiency on the offensive end. This past season for the Coyotes, he made the All-Summit League first team, earned National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 12 first-team honors, and became the third Coyote in the Division I era to average [ . . . ]

Saddiq Bey

Saddiq Bey Scouting Report

October 13, 2020 Lee Branscome 0

NBA-level basketball players don’t always come from a lineage of successful athletes, but it does not hurt your chances to inherit strong genes. Saddiq Bey’s mother was the MVP of the UNC-Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team for the 1997-98 season, and has always been a positive force in his life. Drewana Bey is an educator; she instilled a strong work ethic and a positive attitude [ . . . ]

Desmond Bane

Desmond Bane Scouting Report

September 26, 2020 Riley Millette 0

When asked to think about iconic moments in NBA history today, some of us automatically think about dunks. Vince Carter’s 2000 Dunk Contest will certainly not be forgotten for a long time. But when May comes around (or August if the year is 2020) and the playoffs begin, something changes.  Think about the most famous postseason play you can remember. Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 buzzer [ . . . ]

Trent Forrest

Trent Forrest Scouting Report

September 4, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

Pro teams in need of a team-oriented leader and a proven winner should take a long look at Trent Forrest, Florida State’s career leader for wins with 104.  A scrappy and hustling point guard, Forrest is known mostly for his defensive play, but he was a highly productive all-around performer at FSU.  He finished his career with 1,143 points (33rd in FSU history), 562 rebounds [ . . . ]

Elijah Hughes

Elijah Hughes Scouting Report

August 23, 2020 Riley Millette 0

Elijah Hughes is a prime example of how transferring and redshirting can lead to something great. After playing his true freshman year at East Carolina, and logging only 20 minutes a game, Hughes made the decision to transfer to a much more prestigious basketball school, Syracuse University. Yes, you read that right; he went from ECU to SU, not the other way around. After sitting [ . . . ]

Lesley Varner

Lesley Varner II Scouting Report

August 22, 2020 R. C. Harris 0

Lesley Varner II is one of the better 3-and-D prospects from a non-power conference.  The 22-year-old senior steadily increased his minutes and productivity during his four years at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), which competes in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).  After three non-descript seasons, Varner emerged as one of the WAC’s stars this past season.  He earned a first-team All-WAC selection, averaging [ . . . ]