No one had a better summer than Wenyen Gabriel, who went from being a borderline top 100 prospect to finding himself ranked No. 23 by ESPN and as the 10th best player in the Class of 2016, according to Scout.
Mixtapes are a terrible place to try to “scout” a player, but this will give you a feel of what Gabriel is capable of. He’s 6-foot-9, he’s athletic, he’s long and he’s skilled enough to hit threes and make straight-line drives to the rim.
Maybe there’s a reason that Duke and Kentucky are among the programs that have offered him a contract: