It may not be fair, but it's true. Being the brother of Scout.com's top prospect in 2007 – O.J. Mayo – Todd is expected by many to perform on a nightly basis.
"I have to work hard," the younger Mayo told Scout.com. "When I see the things he does it just makes me work harder to get where I want to be."
The older Mayo was hyped as an 8th grader playing on the varsity level. Although Todd, a senior, hasn't come in with the same level of hype, he's trying to pick up one of O.J.'s top qualities – his work ethic.
"He's just telling me to be a leader and stay vocal, keep the team together and just work hard," Mayo said. "He said this is your senior year and is one of the better years you're going to have and to just stay focused and keep working."
Thus far, Mayo is putting together a pretty good senior season. He's averaging 26 points and 4.5 rebounds per game for Germantown (Tenn.) High.
"It's been going well," he said of the season. "We've had our ups and downs. We are 17-5 and we are fourth in the state and forth in the city. Everything is going pretty good."
"I'm a combo guard," Mayo said. "I can score and get to the bucket. I can find the open man and pass a little bit. I'm just an all around player. Whatever you need me to do I can do it."
This week alone Bruce Pearl and Josh Pastner took a game, as well as assistants from Missouri and Oklahoma. West Virginia, Arkansas and Georgia are also showing interest in the 6-foot-3, 195-pound guard.
"I'm going to wait," Mayo said about his decision. "I want to see where certain players are going to be. I'm interested in about three colleges and I want to see their guard play and I want to see who goes to the NBA from Memphis, Tennessee and West Virginia."
"I want to see what their guard play is looking like at the end of the season," he added. "Those are my three top colleges that I'm interested in."
Following the season, Mayo, who took in a Memphis game Wednesday evening, mentioned he wants to take visits to Missouri, West Virginia and Oklahoma.