Isaiah White

Updated on 1/13/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 208
College: USC
Classification: Sixth-Year Senior
Birthdate: Unknown

Projected Draft Range: Likely Undrafted

Pros:
Shot the ball well last year
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid rebounder for his size
Adequate playmaker
Decent defender
Solid athlete

Cons:
Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Can struggle to score in traffic
Not an elite ball handler
Can have lapses defensively

Summary:
Isaiah White is an athletic, skilled forward that could project into a 3 and D role in the NBA.  He previously played at Salt Lake Community College and at Utah Valley, and he then transferred to play for USC this season. He’s had his ups and downs over the course of his collegiate career, but he is playing his best basketball right now in the tournament.

He played really well in the 2021 NCAA Tournament.  There, he scored 13 points and made 3 threes in a win over Kansas, and he also scored 22 points and made 4 threes in a win over Oregon.  This season though, he’s really struggled, and he has not shot the ball well at all this year. He will need to regain his shooting touch to where it used to be. He is an unlikely bet to be drafted, and he will need to shoot the ball much better in the meantime.

Links:
RealGM Profile
USC Basketball Bio
Trojans Wire’s Article on White Returning to Play for USC for the 2021-22 Season

Games Scouted:
1/7/21 USC vs. Arizona
3/22/21 USC vs. Kansas
3/28/21 USC vs. Oregon

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