Simi Shittu

Position: PF From: Vanderbilt Class/YOB: Freshman
Height: 6’9 Weight: 238 Wingspan: N/A

Strengths:

  • Playmaking big. He is very comfortable operating on the perimeter and pushing the ball in transition
  • Strong, physical frame that he will continue to utilize more frequently as he matures
  • Remains active on the glass
  • Somewhat of a mismatch problem when he plays down at the five. Has enough burst to give other bigs problems when they close out or on the break
  • Flashes enough mobility as a defender to expect him to eventually be able to guard three positions

Weaknesses:

  • Impact at Vandy was spotty. I expected him to take a lead role once Darius Garland went out, but it became more difficult to find easy looks
  • Can try to do too much with the ball on the perimeter. Has to reign in his desire to make homerun plays as a passer
  • Needs to develop a more consistent outside shot. Only made one three this season and struggled at the foul line
  • Fought back from a knee injury in high school. Teams will keep an eye on his durability