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Posted On: 09/15/21 6:00 AM

Who are the top junior point guards and combos in the state’s 2023 class?  We examine that here!

 

Darrin Ames Darrin Ames 6'0" | PG Kenwood | 2023 State #71 Nation IL (Kenwood)

Current Ranking: #2

Ames headlines a strong group of point guards in the 2023 class.  What makes him special is his handles and the speed he plays with.  Slices and dices opposing guards up off the bounce allowing him to get in the lane for scores at the cup or pulling up for jumpers.  Absolutely electric with the rock in his hands and is a plus defender.

 

Dalen Davis Dalen Davis 6'0" | PG Whitney Young | 2023 State #128 Nation IL (Whitney Young)

Current Ranking: #7

Davis is a compactly built high IQ guard that knows how to run a team.  He does a nice job of getting others involved with his passing making sound decisions on the fly.  Solid scorer that has a decent pull up game.  Best as a pass first guy at this stage.

 

Ahmad Henderson Ahmad Henderson 5'10" | PG Brother Rice | 2023 State IL (Brother Rice)

Current Ranking: #12

Henderson is a smaller guard that can flat out go!  Plus shooter from deep that has super deep range on his shot.  He was electric during the summer hitting big shot after big shot.  Shifty ball handler that

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