Prospect Profile: Casey Prather

In-depth look at the draft prospect out of Florida

“I’m smarter, more aware of what goes into winning, what goes into doing my job,” said Prather. “I just feel like I had a lot of help with the seniors and coaching staff. I just feel like I’ve matured a lot.” -OnlyGators.com


Basics

Height Weight Wingspan Position College Hometown
6'6" 212 6' 9.25" Forward Florida Jackson, Tennessee

Collegiate Career

Season G MPG FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT RPG APG SPG BPG PTS AVG
2012-13 29 17.1 79 127 .622 21 36 .583 3.7 1.0 0.9 0.6 181 6.2
2013-14 37 27.9 190 315 .603 129 190 .679 5.0 1.6 1.0 0.5 511 13.8
Totals 127 15.9 308 541 .569 161 254 .634 3.0 0.9 0.6 0.4 787 6.2

Three-point field goals: 2010-11, 4-for-15 (.267); 2011-12, 2-for-5(.400); 2012-13,2-for-7(.286); 2013-14, 2-for-5(.400). Totals: 10-for-32(.313)


Accolades

  • In 2013-14, selected First Team All-SEC and Wooden Award All-American.
  • Finalist for the USBWA Oscar Robertson Trophy and earned a place on the group’s All-District IV team
  • Finished his career in UF’s all-time top 10 in field goal percentage

Strengths

Excellent scorer around the rim for his size. Good first step, able to disrupt the defense with slashes to the basket. Good offensive rebounder. Scores off garbage baskets. Quality defender.


Quotes

"Prather's likely going to make it hard to pass him by given how good Florida should be in the next few weeks."

Matt Moore, CBS Sports


Projections

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