Updated on 6/27/22. Written by Alan Lu.
Classification: Sixth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Good shooter, especially from deep
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Has solid strength
Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Needs to improve his rebounding
Not an elite shot blocker
Struggles to guard quicker players
Only an average athlete at best
Tanner Groves is a tall, skilled big man that can shoot the basketball and space the floor for his team on offense. He is a sharpshooter that scored 19 points and made 4 threes in his team’s February 12th loss to Kansas. He’s not an overwhelming athlete, and he’ll need to improve in the other areas of the game, but his size and jump shot could enable him to compete for a roster spot in the NBA someday.
If you use any portion of this material, please credit NBA Scouting Live.