Posted On: 07/14/21 9:15 AM
The fourtheenth of July represented an extremely busy recruiting day, in that two top 20 players ended their college recruitments. First, Braden Ilic Braden Ilic 6'10" | PF Morristown East | 2022 State TN selected East Tennessee State University. They were aggressive early and he reciprocated the love with his verbal commitment. Less than two hours later, Kristian Shaw Kristian Shaw 6'6" | SG Beech | 2022 State TN did the same.
"They believe in me and they were my first D1 offer and my only D1 offer for awhile now, so I am [going to] make these other colleges we play realize they missed out," said Kristian Shaw Kristian Shaw 6'6" | SG Beech | 2022 State TN Wednesday evening via Twitter DM.
Many great prospects remain uncommitted, but with the removal of these two top options the list shrinks slightly.
Who are the best 55 point guard prospects available in the Class of 2022?
- Chandler Jackson Chandler Jackson 6'5" | SG Christian Brothers | 2022 State #71 Nation TN
- Evan Eursher Evan Eursher 6'2" | PG Webb-Bell Buckle | 2022 State TN - Two in-state offers, but EE is deserving of more.
- Zach Amonett Zach Amonett 6'2" | PG Pickett County | 2022 State TN
- J.J. Wheat J.J. Wheat 5'11" | PG Clarksville | 2022 State TN - The toughest point guard in Tennessee. Wheat is playing fantastic all summer.
- Chip Brunt Chip Brunt 6'4" | PG Whitehaven | 2022 State TN
- Hayden Ledbetter Hayden Ledbetter 5'10" | PG Lausanne | 2022 State TN
- Micah Simpson Micah Simpson 6'0" | PG Morristown East | 2022 State TN - Missed a little spring with a minor injury.
- Jakobi Gillespie Jakobi Gillespie 6'0" | PG Greeneville | 2022 State TN