By James Blackburn

Game Scouted: Virginia Tech vs Northeastern (Charleston Classic)

Vasa Pusica, PG, 6-5, RS SR

Strengths

PG with good size who can handle it well with either hand. Pressure doesnt bother him at all. Terrific shooter off the catch and off the dribble- quick release. Shoots the 3 ball with great efficiency.

Cerebral player who understands the game, doesnt get rattled. Poised. High IQ guy. Pretty good in the low/mid post where he can score it and shoot it over double teams.

Good court vision, keeps head up at all times. Has good size that allows him to see over the defense. Unselfish- good passer. Makes right reads on PnR plays.

Can create his own offense and offense for others- good playmaker. Showed good ability to create his own shot off the dribble. Has a great crossover move.

Excellent touch on floater/ shooting. Good footwork.

Weaknesses

Underwhelming physically and athletically. This tends to hurt him more on the defensive end than offensively. Does struggle to finish in traffic. Length and athleticism give him trouble. Doesnt have elite speed to get by defenders. 

Overall

From Serbia where he is a member of the National Team. Was Northeastern’s top scorer last season and leads them in scoring so far this year with over 20 ppg. 

With his passport, he could play high level Europe right away. Will get some NBA interest and should be a PIT guy. 

Andrew Eudy

Game Scouted: Campbell vs UNCW

Campbell wins 97-93 in OT

Andrew Eudy, PF, 6’7″, 210 lbs, SR

Strengths 

Great shooting stroke- high release w/ great touch and rotation- has range out to 3 pt line- simple and pure stroke. Very good catch and shoot guy. Loves to pick and pop- gets feet set and on balance quickly. Was 5-6 from distance tonight. 

Capable scorer from both the perimeter with his 3 pt shooting and pick and pop ability and from the post. Is a patient scorer with his back to the basket– does a nice job of reading the defense and takes what the defense gives. Showed good footwork and ability to use either hand equally well. Good hook shot.

Good rebounder on both ends who boxes out. Solid shot blocker who influences shots he doesnt block.

Great out of the mid post area where he is patient and reads the floor- great passer. His touch passes are incredible. High basketball IQ. Great feel for the game! Crafty. Lets the game come to him doesnt force shots or his offense.

Moves well and is better athlete than given credit for. Showed he could hedge ball screens and retreat to man.

Weaknesses 

Not physically weak but could gain some more muscle mass as he is prone to giving up ground in the post to stronger players. Lacks the 1st step quickness to get by other 4’s on the perimeter.  How well can he create his own offense? 

Overall 

Andrew entered the game 3rd in school history in blocked shots. Super efficient player who can score inside and outside, defends, rebounds, and makes others better. He has the type of game that should translate well to Europe. Very few weaknesses as a player- overall fundamentally sound. 

 

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