Posted On: 10/8/21 2:25 PM

Continue reading for a look at some of the most exciting underclassmen guards ahead of the 2021-22 season.

Myles Sidney Myles Sidney 6'5" | SG Lipscomb Academy | 2025 TN , Lipscomb Academy: Ran with Team Thad over the summer.  Sydney boasts an absurdly high ceiling. 

Kyle Cloninger Kyle Cloninger 6'1" | PG Morristown East | 2024 State TN Fantastically gritty, solid with the basketball.  Cloninger benefits from playing alongside Braden Ilic Braden Ilic 6'10" | PF Morristown East | 2022 State TN and Micah Simpson Micah Simpson 6'0" | PG Morristown East | 2022 State TN for sure.  Composure is the bedrock of KC’s game.

Jahvin Carter Jahvin Carter 6'1" | PG Alcoa | 2024 State TN Carter loves the game.  During an AAU blowout in July, Carter made what seemed like 7 three-pointers and even did a 180 spin after releasing one. His skills are tremendous and the enthusiasm is contagious.

Markeis Barrett Markeis Barrett 6'2" | SG Knoxville Webb (football) | 2024 State TN Wide receiver Markeis is stunningly quick.  His burst and change of direction will always make him a pain to defenders and defenses.

King Keary King Keary 6'0" | PG Goodpasture | 2025 TN , Goodpasture: State Champion. King gained explosion in the last year, after playing a prominent role as just an eighth grade talent for the Goodpasture team.  Keary comfortably grew into his new role as P.J. Smith’s heir apparent. 

Jaye Nash Jaye Nash 6'2" | PG Briarcrest Christian | 2024 State TN , Briarcrest Christian: Nash is easily the most coveted guard in the ’24 class statewide.  Already, Alabama and Ole Miss offered.  Auburn, Tennessee, Mississippi State, and Vanderbilt are all tracking his progress and St. John’s hopped in late September.  

Rodney Henderson Rodney Henderson 5'11" | PG Tyner Academy | 2025 TN , Tyner Academy: 

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Taj Kimber, Fulton: Fulton’s freshman class was special in 2021, with Tyler Lee Tyler Lee 6'5" | PF Fulton | 2024 State TN , the Kimbers, Dexter Lewis, and more.  Taj landed on the All-Region Tournament Team, the All-District Team, and generally dominated at such a young age.  His star is rising.

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