Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.
Classification: Redshirt Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Good shooter from all over the floor
Crafty scorer off the dribble
Very good free throw shooter
Has played well against top competition
Has very good intangibles
Can be a bit turnover prone
Needs to improve his rebounding
May struggle to guard quicker players
Does not collect many steals or blocks
Missed nearly two seasons due to a foot injury
Only an average athlete
May be a bit undersized to play the point
Makai Mason is a smart, skilled point guard that can shoot and pass the basketball. He is one of the stars of the 2016 NCAA Tournament, as he helped Yale upset a Baylor team that featured current Atlanta Hawks forward Taurean Prince. Mason may not possess elite physical tools and he missed ample time due to a foot injury, his skills, ability to run the point, and court savvy could perhaps enable him to compete for an NBA summer league roster spot in the future.
Sports Illustrated’s Article on Yale’s 2016 NCAA Tournament Win Over Baylor
Fanrag Sports’ Article on Mason
Mid-Major Madness Article on Mason’s Foot Injury
WNTH.com’s Article on Mason’s Foot Injury
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