Updated on 10/21/22. Written by Alan Lu.
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
Strong finisher around the basket
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Very good rebounder
Solid defender that can get steals
Needs to improve his face-up game
Needs to improve his low post game
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Must extend his shooting range
Can be too passive on offense
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Not an elite shot blocker
Ernest Udeh is an athletic, energetic big man that projects to be a rim protector in the NBA. He played fairly well in the 2022 McDonald’s All-American game, but he will need to expand his skill set offensively. Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2023 draft.
3/29/22 2022 McDonald’s All-American Game
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