Posted On: 09/1/18 3:41 PM
Names to Know (2021 point guards)
Prep Hoops Kansas takes a look at several new names to know this upcoming season. Here, we take a look at 2021 point guards.
Max Alexander, 5’11, PG, 2021, McPherson
Alexander is the next man up in a long line of terrific guards at McPherson. He put together a terrific summer with Kansas Pray N Play as he competed up an age group with a talented 16U team. He is a terrific ball handler, point guard and is capable of knocking down outside shots or getting to the basket. Alexander is also a terrific defender who often surprises opponents with his toughness at that end of the floor.
Joe Berry, 6’1, G, 2021, Washburn Rural
Berry put together a terrific offseason for KC Team Rush after getting some varsity run last season at Washburn Rural. He has a terrific outside shooting touch and is able to consistently knock down perimeter shots from behind the 3-point arc, but has also added other elements of his game, including the ability to get to the free throw line and drive the ball to the bucket.
Sterling Chapman, 6’4, PG, 2021, Campus
Chapman is a smooth guard with terrific size and length who got some varsity run a year ago at Campus. He has the ability to knock down open 3-pointers, but also has the ability to drive to the bucket and finish tough chances at odd angels. He has a nice floater game that he can use from 10 feet out and is comfortable using the glass.
Khalen Harrison, 5’9, PG, 2021 Topeka West
The younger brother of former Topeka West standout guard Koriyon Carr, Harrison brings toughness and the ability to play either guard spot. He can handle the ball, is a tough defender and is a capable outside shooter.
Ty Sides, 5’10, PG, 2021, Phillipsburg
Sides is a tough guard who can play either guard spot and is capable of leading a team at the point guard position, can handle the ball with ease and gets into the lane and is a terrific playmaker. He is a terrific 3-point shooter and has a quick release and a smooth outside shooting stroke.