Isaiah Collier, the 4th ranked player in the class of 2023 according to our rankings, has just committed to Andy Enfield and USC. Jackson is the third commit for the Trojans 2023 class and will join Arrinten Page and Silas Demary Jr. in Los Angeles next fall.
This summer, Collier solidified his status as not only one of the best guards in the country, but one of the best overall players and prospects as well.
In this article, I breakdown Collier’s game and how I see him fitting in at USC his freshman season.
Collier is a 6’3 point guard that impacts the game with his vision, strength, athleticism, and leadership. He is one of the premier passers and playmakers in general in the entire country. Collier is surgical in the pick-and-roll and is capable of making any read depending on what the defense is giving him. As a true lead guard, Collier commands the pace whenever the ball is in his hands. He is also a very effective finisher around the rim, using his strong frame and solid athleticism, as well as some craft to score at the basket. Collier is an active defender that moves his feet well to keep guys in front of him. The biggest weakness in his game however, continues to be his shooting.
As one of the top recruits in the nation, Collier will surely get the keys as soon as he steps foot on the USC campus. With the departure of Boogie Ellis likely, Collier will step into that role and be the leader for the Trojans. I think he will see a ton of success playing for Andy Enfield and USC. With the ball in his hands, I expect Collier to lead the Trojans both in scoring and assists and to be one of college basketball’s top point guards.