The Shifting Scouting Landscape

A pair of recent articles raises important questions about the scouting industry and where it's headed.

If you haven’t yet watched Ja Morant, Murray State’s star sophomore point guard, you’d be forgiven. The 6-3 guard has put up incredible numbers — 25 points and over 5 rebounds per game, with an assist rate of 51%, a rate so high that it has been eclipsed only once in the last 14 seasons — but he’s done so in the obscurity of the Ohio Valley Conference. And until this past Saturday’s OVC championship game, Morant and Murray State hadn’t beaten a KenPom top 100 team all season.

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