Caleb Houstan

Updated on 11/11/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 195
College: Michigan
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 1/9/2003

Projected Draft Range: Lottery

Pros:
Good shooter, especially from deep
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent scorer off the dribble
Solid playmaker
Solid rebounder
Decent defender
Adept at collecting steals
Good athlete

Cons:
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
May lack an elite first step off the dribble
Can be too passive on offense
Can gamble too much defensively
Needs to add strength

Summary:
Caleb Houstan is an athletic, skilled swingman that can shoot and score the basketball.  He is a sharpshooter that excels at knocking down outside shots, and he also can make energetic hustle plays on both ends of the floor.  He has also played well in big games, as he helped Montverde Academy win the 2021 GEICO Nationals.  He is a solid, all-around player, and he could be a solid candidate to go in the top 5 in the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
247Sports’ Profile
ESPN’s Article on Houstan Reclassifying from the 2022 to the 2021 Recruiting Class

Games Scouted:
12/30/19 Montverde Academy vs. The Patrick School
4/3/21 Montverde Academy vs. Sunrise Christian
11/10/21 Michigan vs. Buffalo

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