Conference Preview

Posted On: 01/4/21 9:22 AM

The HCIAL has one of the top guards groups in the Garden State, headlined by Mark ArmstrongMarkArmstrong6'2" | PGSt. Peter's Prep | 2022State#119NationNJ. Union City’s Maurice OdumMauriceOdum6'1" | PGUnion City | 2022StateNJ led New Jersey in scoring as a sophomore, while Justin GloverJustinGlover6'2" | SGHudson Catholic | 2021StateNJ and Rayshawn FordRayshawnFord6'2" | SGSt. Peter's Prep | 2021StateNJ are both D1 guards. The conference is filled with backcourt players who can make an impact at the next level. Here are the top under the radar guards to watch in the HCIAL this season.

Hassan JacksonHassanJackson6'4" | SGSt. Peter's Prep | 2021StateNJ, 6’4 SG St. Peter’s Prep 2021

The Marauders already have one of the backcourts in the conference in Armstrong and Ford, but the addition of Jackson takes them over the top. The Marist transfer attacks the basket with a purpose and uses his strong frame to draw contact. Jackson scraps for loose balls and moves his feet extremely well on the defensive end. He is a good rebounder for a guard and does all the little things to help his team win. Jackson’s competitiveness on both ends of the floor makes St. Peter’s Prep a tough team to beat in the HCIAL.

Malcolm EleyMalcolmEley6'3" | SGHudson Catholic | 2021StateNJ, 6’3 SG Hudson Catholic 2021

The Hawks have a strong core of guards and Eley is a big

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