USC Trojans freshman middle, Evan Mobley introduced Friday his intentions to declare for the NBA Draft and to rent an agent. This transfer eliminates his remaining faculty eligibility and closes the door on his collegiate profession.
Evan took to Twitter to make his announcement:
— Evan Mobley (@evan_mobley7) April 16, 2021
Mobley is taken into account a shoo-in high 3 decide and would have been thought of a favourite for the No. 1 decide, if not for the robust perception that Oklahoma State’s Cade Cunningham would be the consensus primary decide.
Mobley, the No. 3 prospect in the ESPN 100 (behind Jalen Inexperienced and Cade Cunningham) turned the primary participant in Pac-12 historical past to win participant of the 12 months, defensive participant of the 12 months, and freshman of the 12 months awards in the identical season gathering spectacular numbers of 16.4 factors, 8.7 rebounds, 2.8 blocks and a pair of.4 assists in 34 minutes.
Mobley provides what NBA scouts are on the lookout for within the trendy evolution of the middle place. At seven ft tall with a 7-foot-4 wingspan, he’s cellular and agile sufficient to defend a number of positions as he showcased anchoring one of many strongest defenses within the faculty sport. Mobley’s defensive prowess was one of many most important causes USC allowed solely 55 factors on their technique to the Elite Eight.
Mobley’s capacity to create his personal shot, in addition to a taking pictures vary that reaches out to the 3-point line makes him an intriguing prospect for NBA groups.