Zach Edey

Updated on 4/22/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 7-4
Weight: 290
College: Purdue
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 3/14/2002

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Sets good screens for his teammates on offense
Good rebounder
Decent shot blocker
Has good strength

Cons:

Needs to improve his face-up game
Must extend his shooting range
Can miss easy shots around the basket
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Struggles to defend quicker players
Only an average athlete

Summary:

Zach Edey is a strong, physical center that can overpower opponents in the middle to score, rebound, and block shots in the paint.  He’ll need to expand upon his skill set on offense and show that he can match up to quicker, more athletic opponents.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2023 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Tankathon Profile

Games Scouted:
11/20/21 Purdue vs. North Carolina
1/3/22 Purdue vs. Wisconsin
3/1/22 Purdue vs. Wisconsin

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