Updated as of 6/25/2022, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: Likely Undrafted
Excels at scoring on the move
Can post up smaller players
Decent rebounder for his size
Decent defender that can block shots
Above average athlete
Reluctant to take shots
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Not an elite ball handler
Can be too passive on offense
Extreme low volume role player
May struggle to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside
Trey Wade is a tough, physical swingman that recently transferred to Nevada. He has had some good games for Wichita State at times, but he didn’t quite put up the numbers that were expected of him.
Also, he will really need to improve his jump shot and be more assertive on offense. Recently, he transferred to play at Arkansas. He is a rotation player for them, though he rarely ever shoots the basketball, and he’s asked to be more of a defensive specialist at the collegiate level. He will probably not end up playing in the NBA, but his size, motor, and defensive skills could allow him to compete for a roster spot in the G-League or overseas when his collegiate career ends.
ESPN Player Profile
The Sunflower’s Article on Wade Transferring Away from Wichita State
Twitter via @JonRothstein’s Tweet about Wade Transferring to Nevada
SB Nation’s Mountain West Connection’s Article on Wade Decommitting from Nevada
KNWA-TV’s Article on Trey Wade Committing to Arkansas
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/12/22 Arkansas-Texas A&M Game via Matthew Loves Ball
11/26/19 Wichita State vs. South Carolina
2/18/21 Wichita State vs. Houston
3/24/22 Arkansas vs. Gonzaga
3/26/22 Arkansas vs. Duke
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