Updated on 8/20/21. Written by Alan Lu.
College: North Carolina
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
Decent scorer off the dribble
Good free throw shooter
Decent defender that can get steals and blocks
Needs to improve his shooting
Can struggle to score in traffic
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can be too scoring focused on offense
Can play too wildly on offense
Needs to improve his rebounding
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two
Had a disappointing freshman season
Caleb Love is an athletic, skilled combo guard that came in as a highly touted recruit prior to enrolling at North Carolina. He is an aggressive scorer that can take the ball to the rim to score. He also is an active defender that can make numerous plays to help his team on that end of the floor. He will need to show that he can effectively run the point as he largely played off the ball in high school.
So far this season, he’s really struggled to consistently make shots or to effectively run the team at the point, but Love has shown flashes of his potential at times. Right now, his defense may be ahead of his offense, but he still has a long way to go as an overall player. Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect in the 2022 draft.
2/18/20 CBC vs. Vashon
3/3/20 CBC vs. Parkway Central
11/30/20 North Carolina vs. Stanford
12/2/20 North Carolina vs. Texas
12/8/20 North Carolina vs. Iowa
1/26/21 North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh
2/6/21 North Carolina vs. Duke
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