Bennie Boatwright

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

Height: 6-10

Weight: 220

College: USC

Classification: Senior

Birthdate: 7/13/1996

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 88

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Fairly good shooter, especially from deep

Adequate scorer off the dribble

Adequate scorer in the post

Good free throw shooter

Adequate playmaker

Good athlete

Good size to play multiple positions


Can struggle to score in traffic

Streaky shooter

Needs to improve his passing ability

Needs to improve his rebounding

Has short arms

Can be undisciplined defensively

Not an elite shot blocker

Can be too inconsistent in games

Has missed considerable time due to a knee injury​


Bennie Boatwright is an athletic big man that can play all three frontcourt positions.  He possess an intriguing set of skills, and he could be a second round pick in 2019.​

He possesses a unique skill package, as he is a versatile scorer that can make shots from anywhere on the floor, and he also has the potential to develop into a rim protector at the next level.​On the other hand, he can be quite inconsistent at times.  But regardless, Boatwright may have the skills to be a good player in the NBA.​


DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

ESPN’s Article on Boatwright’s Knee Injury

Games Scouted:

3/19/17 USC vs. Baylor

12/8/17 USC vs. Oklahoma

1/18/18 USC vs. Oregon

2/15/18 USC vs. Oregon

11/19/18 USC vs. Texas Tech

1/30/19 USC vs. Washington

2/13/19 USC vs. Stanford

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