Updated on 7/31/21. Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Solid shooter, especially from deep
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Very good free throw shooter
Adequate rebounder for his size
Above average athlete
Struggles to score in traffic
May struggle to adjust to a reduced role on offense
Undersized for his position
Can have lapses defensively
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside
Has limited experience against top competition
He is an agile, skilled playmaker that can shoot and score the basketball. He scored 32 points and made 8 three-pointers in a first-round game in his team’s loss to Tennessee in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. Burns may lack ideal size for his position, but he can certainly put up points in a hurry, and he could project to be a solid backup point guard in the NBA.
Colgate Basketball Bio
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/22/19 Colgate-Tennessee Game via March Madness
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/14/21 Colgate-Loyola (MD) Game via Matthew Loves Ball
NBA G-League’s 2021 G-League Elite Camp Player Measurements
3/14/21 Colgate vs. Loyola (MD)
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