Kevin Obanor

Updated on 6/28/23.  Written by Alan Lu.
2023 rankings were finalized on 6/22/23.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 225
College: Texas Tech
Classification: Sixth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 6/12/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

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

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

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 borderline second round candidate for the 2023 draft.

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Wikipedia Page
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
4/13/23 Day 1 of the 2023 PIT

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