Kevin Obanor

Updated on 1/25/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 225
College: Texas Tech
Classification: Redshirt Senior
Birthdate: 1/1/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Solid low post scorer
Decent shooter, especially from deep
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent rebounder
Decent defender
Solid motor

Cons:
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Streaky shooter
Needs to improve his passing ability
Struggles to guard quicker players
Not an elite shot blocker
Only an average athlete

Summary:
Kevin Obanor is a smart, skilled combination forward that can shoot and score the basketball.  He had a solid junior season, and he recently scored 30 points, made 5 threes, and hauled in 11 rebounds in his team’s overtime win over Ohio State in the 2021 NCAA Tournament.  Currently, he is a second round prospect for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
YouTube’s Highlights of the 12/2/20 Oral Roberts-Wichita State Game via Hoops with Trent
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/19/21 Oral Roberts-Ohio State Game via March Madness
247Sports’ Article on Obanor Transferring to Texas Tech

Games Scouted:
12/7/21 Texas Tech vs. Tennessee
1/24/22 Texas Tech vs. Kansas

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