Baylor Scheierman

Updated on 11/23/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 190
College: Creighton
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 9/26/2000

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Good shooter, especially from deep
Crafty scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Good playmaker
Solid rebounder for his size
Versatile player that can play multiple positions

Cons:

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Needs to improve his defense
Only an average athlete
Limited experience against top competition

Summary:

Baylor Scheierman is an agile, skilled swingman that can shoot and pass the basketball.  He can make step-back jumpers, and he has a lot of range on his shot.  He also sees the floor well, and he can throw very long, accurate passes to effortlessly rack up assists.  He also is a good rebounder.  On the downside, he will need to improve on the defensive end, as he can tend to be unfocused, and he tends to struggle to guard players out on the perimeter. 

Scheierman recently withdrew from the draft and announced that he will transfer to Creighton.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2023 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
ESPN Draft Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s Article on Scheierman Committing to Creighton
NBA G-League’s Article on Scheierman Invited to 2022 G-League Elite Camp
YouTube’s 3/17/22 South Dakota State-Creighton Highlights via March Madness

Games Scouted:
11/22/22 Creighton vs. Arkansas

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