Elijah Hughes

Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
College: Syracuse
Classification: Redshirt Junior
Birthdate: 3/10/1998

2020 Top 75 Prospect Rank: 72
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Fairly good shooter
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Fairly good playmaker
Good shot blocker for his size
Solid athlete

 
Cons:

Prone to hosting up questionable shots
Needs to improve his rebounding
Plays in a zone heavy defensive scheme
Can tend to have lapses defensively

 
Summary:

Elijah Hughes is an athletic, skilled swingman that has a variety of skills that could prove to be useful at the next level.  He is a good shooter that can score in numerous ways, and he is also a solid facilitator.  So far, Hughes has been having a very good junior season.  He’ll need to show that he can play in a man-to-man defensive scheme, but he may be an underrated prospect that could end up being a solid role player in the NBA.