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Syracuse men’s basketball preseason player profiles: Chaz Owens

Freshman Chaz Owens joins the Syracuse basketball team on scholarship.

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We continue along with our Syracuse men’s basketball preseason player profiles with Chaz Owens. To see previous player profiles and more preseason basketball coverage, visit the men’s basketball section here.

Early in September it was announced that the Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team would add Chaz Owens, son of former Syracuse great Billy Owens, to its roster. The younger Owens played his high school basketball in Pennsylvania, playing his junior and senior years at the Shipley School before do a post-graduate year at Scotland Campus. His team at the Shipley School was 20-6 his senior year, where he had separate 20 point and 20 rebound games.

Position: Forward

Class: Freshman

Vitals: 6-foot-5, 200 lbs.

Strengths: Owens is a good shooter and an underrated athlete. He can rebound the ball well and finishes around the rim with strength.

Ceiling: Playing time comes few and far between in his freshman season, but Owens plays well in garbage time and shows potential as a shooter. He competes hard in practice and helps his teammates get better.

Floor: Owens doesn’t see the floor but still competes in practice and provides value as a scholarship player.