ASHTON HAGANS

BIRTHDATE: 7/8/99

POSITION: Point Guard

HEIGHT: 6'3"

WEIGHT: 190 lbs

SCHOOL/ TEAM: Kentucky

CLASS: Sophomore

STRENGTHS

  • Excellent defender

  • Thrives in open floor 

  • Uses speed to put pressure on defenses

  • Likes to push the tempo

  • Decent drive & kick court vision

  • Best at attacking the rim

  • Quick first step

  • Capable pick & roll decision maker

  • Can get in the paint and draw fouls

  • Decent floater

  • Attacks poor closeouts 

  • Shifty, dance ball handler and changes directions 

  • Beats defenders off the dribble

  • Uses spin moves and crossovers to get to his spots

AREAS TO IMPROVE

  • Tendency to play out of control

  • Turnover prone 

  • Decision making; Too many bad turnovers

  • Passes up open jumpers for contested drives

  • Must improve as a finisher

  • Outside shooting

  • Teams go under all ball screens

  • Reading second line of defenses

  • Not an explosive athlete

  • Below the rim finisher

SUMMARY

Ashton Hagans is a defensive minded guard that is at his best attacking in transition. He has the speed, ball handling  and craftiness to get into the paint finish, make basic drive and kick reads and draw fouls. He must improve is decision making and more importantly as an outside shooter.

Rafael Barlowe - November 16, 2019