By James Blackburn
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(Reports from Kentucky @ UNC game on 12/4/10)
Harrison Barnes, 6’8”, F, UNC
Barnes had disappointing outing disappearing for long stretches. Barnes is the most effective with the ball in his hands, but struggles to contribute with out it. He is a decent defender. He is a great shooter with good mechanics but needs to improve his shot selection. Barnes is definitely talented but I do not think he is a shoo-in to be the #1 pick in this next years NBA draft. He still has some growing to do.
Tyler Zeller, 7’0”, F/C, UNC
Zeller had one of the biggest games of his career. He is a good rebounder, who blocks out well. He is a great shot blocker and does a good job of running the floor. He has some nice post moves, even though he did not display his entire arsenal against Kentucky. He also can step out and hit the set 3pt. basket. Might be dark horse draft pick in a couple of years. Needs to improve overall passing game and dribbling.
John Henson, 6’10”, F, UNC
Henson also had a solid game, filling up the stat sheet. Henson is extremely long, athletic, and active. Very good rebounder and defender, who pursues the ball. Runs the floor like a deer and is capable of handling the ball in the open court. Good passer out of the post and does a good job of passing out of the double team. He needs to continue to work on his FT shooting and get stronger.
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