Joel Ayayi

Height: 6-5
Weight: 180
College: Gonzaga
Classification: Redshirt Sophomore
Birthdate: 3/5/2000

2020 Top 75 Prospect Rank: 69
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid playmaker
Good rebounder
Adequate defender that can get steals
Above average athlete

 
Cons:

Streaky shooter
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Does not draw many free throws
Unselfish to a fault
Can have lapses defensively
Overshadowed by his higher profile teammates

 

Summary:

Joel Ayayi is an athletic, skilled swingman whose versatile skill set could allow him to thrive as a role player at the next level.  He is having a solid sophomore season at Gonzaga, and has put up good numbers this year.  Though he has flown under the radar as a draft prospect, he could be a player to keep an eye on, as he could swiftly move up draft boards if he keeps playing well this season.