Franz Wagner

Updated as of 1/12/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 220
College: Michigan
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 8/27/2001

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Very good free throw shooter
Adequate playmaker
Solid rebounder
Decent defender
Solid athlete
Good motor

Cons:

Can be reluctant to take outside shots
Streaky shooter
Does not draw enough free throws
Can struggle to guard quicker players
Can be foul prone

Summary:

Franz Wagner is a skilled swingman that can shoot and pass the basketball. As he is the younger brother of Moritz Wagner, Franz Wagner played very well in his role overseas in the BBL in Germany as well as in Eurocup.

Currently, Wagner is having a very good sophomore season, and he has impressed by showing solid all-around skills, and he has lead his team to an 11-0 record so far, as his team has collected wins over Minnesota, Northwestern, and Wisconsin.  He has been moving up draft boards recently, and he is currently a late first round prospect that could move up to the mid first round range by the time the 2021 NCAA Tournament starts.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

DraftSite Profile

Freep’s Article Mentions That Franz Wagner Is Moritz’s Younger Brother

ESPN’s Article on Wagner in the U18 European Championships

Games Scouted:

11/27/19 Michigan vs. Iowa State

12/3/19 Michigan vs. Louisville

7/31/19 Germany vs. Russia

1/12/21 Michigan vs. Wisconsin

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