Keegan Murray

Updated on 1/6/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 220
College: Iowa
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 8/19/2000

Projected Draft Range: Lottery

Pros:

Excels at scoring on hustle plays
Decent low post scorer
Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Solid rebounder
Decent defender that can get steals
Solid shot blocker
Solid athlete

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can be undisciplined defensively
Didn’t play enough as a freshman last year
Was overshadowed by his higher profile teammates last season

Summary:

Keegan Murray is an athletic, high-motor combo forward that has been having a very good sophomore season. He is a skilled, versatile scorer that can make shots in a variety of ways, and he also is a solid shot blocker and defender. He will need to be a more consistent outside shooter on the court, but his blend of scoring, defense, and versatile could enable him to go in the lottery of the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s Early Top 100 Big Board for the 2022 Draft

Games Scouted:
12/8/20 Iowa vs. North Carolina
12/6/21 Iowa vs. Illinois
1/6/22 Iowa vs. Wisconsin

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