Paul Scruggs

Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-3
Weight: 196
College: Xavier
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 3/9/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round


Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter, especially from mid-range
Can post up smaller players
Decent playmaker
Adequate rebounder for his size
Adequate defensive player
Above average athlete


Streaky shooter
Needs to improve his ball handling, struggles to go right
Can be turnover prone
Can be undisciplined defensively
Not an elite athlete


Paul Scruggs is a tough, gritty playmaker that can score the basketball in a variety of ways.  He is a solid mid-range shooter, and he also can score off the dribble as well as in the post.  He’ll need to improve his ball handling ability and be a more consistent shooter from beyond the arc, but Scruggs’ ability to score and defend could make him a second round pick in the 2021 draft.


RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

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The Cincinnati Enquirer’s Article Mentions That Scruggs Will Return to Xavier

Games Scouted:

11/24/19 Xavier vs. Florida

12/30/19 Xavier vs. Villanova

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