Markis McDuffie

Height: 6-8
Weight: 200
College: Wichita State
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 9/6/1997

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 98
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Adequate scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter from all over the floor
Excels at scoring on the move
Very good free throw shooter
Decent playmaker
Adequate defensive player that can get steals
Very good athlete

 
Cons:

Streaky shooter
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can play too wildly on offense
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can have lapses defensively
Has missed time due to a foot injury
Can be too inconsistent in games

 
Summary:

Markis McDuffie is a very athletic swingman that can shoot and defend, and he will bring plenty of energy to teams when he is in games.​

He had his ups and downs last year, and while he had a less than stellar junior season, he showed enough flashes and potential to warrant second round consideration.  He has had a pretty good senior season, and he could end up being a second round pick in 2019.

 

Links:

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

KWCH’s Article on McDuffie’s Foot Injury

FanRag Sports’ Article on McDuffie Returning to School