Thorpe Report: Scouting Xavier, Vandy
Every Wednesday, the NBA Draft Blog will feature the "Thorpe Report," a genuine scouting report on a featured game each week from ESPN Insider David Thorpe. This week's game: Xavier vs. Vanderbilt on Nov. 28, 2011. Xavier won 82-70 in OT.
Tu Holloway, PGSchool/Class: Xavier, senior
Line score: 42 min., 6-20 FGM, 3-5 3-pt made, 24 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals
Top 100 draft ranking: 48
Game play: Holloway managed the game well, but I saw him settle for playing that role. It wasn't until later in the game that he started dictating things more. Most of that was due to getting locked up by Jeff Taylor and John Jenkins, but it also looked like he was content with being a role player until his team needed him. Considering the Musketeers needed a last-second bucket to force overtime, it almost cost them. He was more aggressive on defense than on offense.
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