Updated on 6/26/22. Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Solid low post scorer
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Needs to improve his shooting
Reluctant to take threes
Needs to improve his passing ability
Not an elite ball handler, can be turnover prone
Needs to improve his rebounding
Nathan Cayo is an athletic, energetic combo forward that excels at attacking the basket to score the basketball and is also a fairly solid defender. He scored 18 points in his team’s upset win over Kentucky during the 2020-21 season. He will need to extend his shooting range and show that he can play out on the perimeter at the next level, but Cayo’s athleticism and ability to produce could enable him to find a niche role in the NBA.
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