Updated on 6/25/22. Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent shot blocker
Above average athlete
Needs to improve his face-up game
Must extend his shooting range
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can be too passive on offense
Relative late bloomer
Josh Carlton is a strong, mobile big man that played at Connecticut before transferring to Houston. He has been a solid interior player for his team this year, and he’s helped lead them to get to the 2022 NCAA Tournament. He will need to continue to improve his offensive skill set, but his ability to defend and make plays in the paint could enable him to compete for a roster spot in the NBA someday.
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