Emmanuel Akot

Updated on 6/27/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 210
College: Memphis
Classification: Sixth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 3/17/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent shooter
Decent low post scorer
Decent playmaker
Adequate defender
Above average athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Unselfish to a fault
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can be undisciplined defensively

Summary:

Emmanuel Akot is a tall, mobile point forward that played at Arizona before transferring to Boise State.  He has helped Boise State get to the 2022 NCAA Tournament this year.  Recently, he announced his decision to transfer to Memphis. He didn’t post gaudy stats, but he is a tall playmaker whose versatility could earn him looks from NBA teams in the 2023 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Nevada Sports Net’s Article on Akot and Other MWC Prospects in the 2022 Draft
YouTube’s Highlights of the 2/22/22 Boise State-San Diego State game via MountainWestConf
The Commercial Appeal’s Article on Akot Transferring to Memphis

Games Scouted:
11/10/17 Arizona vs. Northern Arizona
11/22/17 Arizona vs. NC State
12/5/17 Arizona vs. Texas A&M
2/19/21 Boise State vs. Utah State
3/25/21 Boise State vs. Memphis
3/17/22 Boise State vs. Memphis

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