Posted On: 04/20/21 8:51 AM

The 2021 recruiting cycle has been tough on many prospects, but the available pool just got a little smaller. Blair Academy point guard  Jaylen Blakes Jaylen Blakes 6'1" | PG Blair Academy | 2021 State #121 Nation NJ committed to Duke yesterday, creating an opportunity for other lead guards in the Garden State. Here are the top available point guards in the 2021 class.

Amar’e Marshall Amar’e Marshall 6'2" | PG Roselle Catholic | 2021 State NJ , 6’2 Roselle Catholic

Marshall may be more of a combo guard for his ability to play off the ball, but he can make plays with the ball in his hands. The 6’2 guard has a good handle and can score in a variety of ways around the basket. Marshall is more than just a slasher as he can also bury jumpers from distance. He moves his feet extremely well on the defensive end and is a strong rebounder for a guard. Marshall may do a postgrad season, but his ability to affect the game in multiple ways will allow him to make an impact sooner rather than later.

Zakai Zeigler Zakai Zeigler 5'9" | PG Montclair Immaculate | 2021 State NJ , 5’9 Montclair Immaculate

Zeigler’s stock has been skyrocketing since the start of the season and has not stopped yet. The Second Team All-State selection is a blur with the ball in his

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