Ochai Agbaji

Updated as of 4/5/2022, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 214
College: Kansas
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 4/20/2000

2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 12
Projected Draft Range: Lottery

Pros:

Very good shooter, especially from deep
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker
Solid defender
Very good athlete
Good motor

Cons:

Can struggle to consistently create his own shot
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Not an elite ball handler
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can be undisciplined defensively

Summary:

Ochai Agbaji is a very athletic, high-motor swingman that could project to be a solid role player in the NBA. He will make a lot of hustle plays on both ends of the floor, and he also is a versatile player that can score the basketball in a variety of ways.

He’s been inconsistent with his jump shot in the past, but Agbaji has showed significant improvement as a shooter and defender over the last two seasons.  He played very well at the 2021 State Farm Champions Classic, as he scored 29 points in a win over Michigan State, and he is having a tremendous season this year.  Currently, he projects to go in the lottery in the 2022 draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile
ESPN Draft Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
KUSports.com’s Article on Agbaji Returning to Kansas
The NBA’s 2021 NBA Draft Combine Player Measurements

Games Scouted:
1/29/19 Kansas vs. Texas
2/23/19 Kansas vs. Texas Tech
11/5/19 Kansas vs. Duke
1/8/20 Kansas vs. Iowa State
11/26/20 Kansas vs. Gonzaga
12/17/20 Kansas vs. Texas Tech
1/18/21 Kansas vs. Baylor
3/22/21 Kansas vs. USC
6/25/21 The 2021 NBA Draft Combine
11/9/21 Kansas vs. Michigan State
1/24/22 Kansas vs. Texas Tech
1/29/22 Kansas vs. Kentucky
3/27/22 Kansas vs. Miami (Fl)
4/2/22 Kansas vs. Villanova
4/4/22 Kansas vs. North Carolina

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