Updated as of 9/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 93
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Strong finisher around the basket
Fairly good low post scorer
Tremendous free throw generator
Very good rebounder
Adequate defensive player
Solid shot blocker
Mobile for a player his size
Great strength to play inside
Has a long wingspan
Must extend his shooting range
Must expand upon his low post moves
Can struggle to finish plays in traffic
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Struggles to guard more athletic players
Can be foul prone
Not an elite athlete
Has had multiple knee surgeries
Did not receive enough playing time throughout his career
Austin Wiley is a tough, physical bruiser that can bang in the middle, as he can score, rebound, and block shots to provide an interior presence for his team.
However, he’s had a significant injury history that could hamper his draft stock. He also does not possess a whole lot of perimeter skills, and his average lateral mobility could hinder him defensively.
Wiley was dealt a blow when the NCAA prevented him from playing his sophomore season. He didn’t quite play as much as expected last year, but he had a fairly good senior season, and he could be a potential second round pick in 2020.
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