Jared McCain

Updated on 5/8/24.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-3
Weight: 197
College: Duke
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 2/20/2004

2024 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 22
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:

Good shooter
Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent playmaker
Moves fairly well off the ball on offense
Solid rebounder for his size
Above average athlete

Cons:

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Struggles to score in traffic
Can tend to over-dribble, which can lead to turnovers
Struggles to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Jared McCain is an agile, skilled playmaker that will play for Duke for the 2023-24 college basketball season. He is a sharpshooter that can reliably run the point, and he is a table-setting point guard that can rack up assists. He will need to improve his defense, but his offensive skills and feel for the game could enable him to be a first round pick in the 2024 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Duke Basketball Bio

Games Scouted:
3/28/23 McDonald’s High School All-American Game
4/8/23 2023 Nike Hoop Summit
11/29/23 Duke vs. Arkansas
12/20/23 Duke vs. Baylor
3/31/24 Duke vs. NC State

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