Jacob Gilyard

Updated on 6/26/22.  Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.

Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
College: Richmond
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 7/14/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Decent shooter
Decent scorer off the dribble
Good playmaker
Solid defender that can rack up steals
Above average athlete
Has very good intangibles


Streaky shooter
Struggles to score in traffic
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can gamble too much defensively
Not an explosive athlete
Very undersized for his position


Jacob Gilyard is an agile, skilled playmaker that helped lead Richmond to get to the 2022 NCAA Tournament.  He scored 24 points to lead them to an upset win over Iowa, and he is a poised player that can make shots in a variety of ways.  He’s also a savvy facilitator that can rack up assists, and he’s a pesky defender that will get many steals for his team.  He doesn’t possess great size for his position, but his skill level and intangibles could enable him to make his way to the NBA when his collegiate career ends.

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Games Scouted:
3/3/20 Richmond vs. Davidson
11/29/20 Richmond vs. Kentucky
4/14/22 Day 2 of the 2022 PIT

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