Matthew Mayer

Updated on 12/12/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 225
College: Baylor
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 9/23/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:
Decent shooter, especially from deep
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Decent rebounder
Solid defender
Adept at collecting steals and blocks
Solid athlete
Very good motor

Cons:
Streaky shooter
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Not an elite rebounder
Can be undisciplined defensively
Did not play enough in his first three seasons

Summary:
Matthew Mayer is an athletic, energetic forward that can shoot and score the basketball.  He can score the basketball in a variety of ways.  While he does not get enough playing time in games, he can certainly provide a boost for his team off the bench.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Wikipedia Page

Games Scouted:
1/30/21 Baylor vs. Auburn
3/12/21 Baylor vs. Oklahoma State
3/27/21 Baylor vs. Villanova
3/29/21 Baylor vs. Arkansas
4/3/21 Baylor vs. Houston
12/12/21 Baylor vs. Villanova

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