2019: Year Of The Combo Guard

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Posted On: 05/9/18 1:53 PM

The class of 2019 has some serious talent. This class will continue to prove that Michigan is a hot bed for next level talent. One interesting trend in the group of 2019 prospects is the amount of high level combo guards. There are many guards in this group that can play on or off the ball and can add versatility to a roster. We will take a look at the top eight ranked combo guards in 2019.

Rocket Watts (Old Redford)

Prep Hoops Michigan Ranking:  #2

Watts has absolutely exploded this spring. He’s a high major Division 1 prospect who is one of the top scorers nationwide in the class of 2019. Watts had 46 points against Team Teague in the Run-N-Slam.

Harlond Beverly (Southfield Christian)

 

Prep Hoops Michigan Ranking:  #3

Beverly is another high major Division 1 recruit. He recently received an offer from Texas. Beverly is a dangerous scorer with a potent outside shot. He’s fundamentally sound and smart with the ball in his hands.

Donovan Moore (West Bloomfield)

Prep Hoops Michigan Ranking:  #4

Moore is a skilled lefty that likes to attack the basket. He has good hips that allow him flexibility in his movement. Moore has good vertical movement and is an explosive athlete.

Daniel Friday (UD Jesuit)

Prep Hoops Michigan Ranking:  #8

Friday is as versatile as they come. He’s a big, strong guard that can outrebound many post players. Friday is not afraid of pressure situations and can be trusted with the ball in his hands. He continues to prove that he’s an elite player in Michigan.

Chandler Turner (Detroit Renassaince)

 

Prep Hoops Michigan Ranking:  #9

Turner is a high IQ player. With his solid decision making, he can easily be trusted with the ball in his hands. Turner is a good shooter with the combination of size and athleticism that most players can’t match.

Isaiah Lewis (Wayne Memorial)

Prep Hoops Michigan Ranking:  #26

Lewis is a pure shooter who is not limited by range. He has shown this all spring during AAU season. Lewis can also handle the ball like a point guard, playing under control and efficiently finding open teammates.

Andre Bradford (Chandler Park)

Prep Hoops Michigan Ranking:  #37

Bradford is an electric guard who can both handle and score. With his excellent ball handling skills, he can create his own look at the basket. Bradford has excellent vertical speed and quickness.

Christian Knox (Ypsilanti)

Prep Hoops Michigan Ranking:  #40

Knox is an excellent shooter with great ball handling skills. He’s athletic and strong which allows him to guard other athletic players. Knox is developing as a leader and is primed for a huge senior season.