Tyrese Hunter

Updated on 11/17/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-0
Weight: 178
College: Texas
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 8/11/2003

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Solid shooter, especially from deep
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Adequate rebounder for his size
Decent defender that can get steals
Solid athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can tend to force the issue too much on offense
Can be a bit turnover prone
Can be undisciplined defensively
Undersized for his position

Summary:

Tyrese Hunter is an agile, skilled playmaker that has led his team to many wins this past season.  He’s shown that he can reliably run the point, but he’ll need to improve his jump shot and focus on the defensive end.  He recently announced his decision to transfer to Texas. Currently, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate whenever he decides to enter the NBA draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Iowa State Basketball Bio
247Sports’ Article on Hunter Transferring to Texas
YouTube’s 11-26-21 Highlights of the Iowa State-Memphis Game via Matthew Loves Ball
YouTube’s 12-4-21 Highlights of the Iowa State-Creighton Game via Basketball World
YouTube’s 12-9-21 Highlights of the Iowa State-Iowa Game via Matthew Loves Ball
YouTube’s 1-1-22 Highlights of the Iowa State-Baylor Game via Matthew Loves Ball
The Des Moines Register’s Article on Hunter Entering the Transfer Portal

Games Scouted:
3/25/22 Iowa State vs. Miami (Fl)
11/16/22 Texas vs. Gonzaga

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