The three Mr. Basketball Finalists are decided in 2A, but who are the top remaining guards in the feisty, talent-rich division?
Forget his extreme talent for a moment; there is not a more winning spirit in AA than Jaylen Jones Jaylen Jones 6'0" | PG East Nashville | 2023 State #178 Nation TN .
Delrico Grady Delrico Grady 6'2" | PG Kipp Memphis | 2023 State TN (KIPP Memphis) is a dynamic guard for the 15-win Phoenix. Beyond his consistent scoring, Grady is a prolific distributor. Ten assists in a single game is a milestone, a career mark for many. Grady supplied 10 or more assists seven times! Four games witnessed Delrico deliver nine assists.
Two Power Center Academy guards, Marquis Tunstall and Nick Wiggins are stat-stuffers and winners. Tunstall is a 10.9 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 3.0 apg, 1.5 spg guy and the captain Wiggins provides an incredible 6.3 apg and 3.6 spg on top of his scoring and rebounding.
Sawyer Wallace (Stewart County) will give the Rebels a chance in the tricky D11 and beyond.
Tucker Patterson Tucker Patterson 6'1" | SG Polk County | 2023 State TN (Polk County) is having a breakout senior season, scoring at-will many nights. His Polk County will have a challenging “play-in” game Friday night to secure a Top 4 seed, and thereby regional berth.
Rodney Henderson Rodney Henderson 6'0" | PG Tyner Academy | 2025 State TN ‘s silkiness with the basketball is uncommon. The versatile point guard is best when he is getting to the free throw line. Rodney started for Tyner Academy as a freshman and lives in the gym, in-season or off.
Kaden Story Kaden Story 6'2" | PG Camden | 2023 State TN (Camden) provides CCHS a physical, assertive guard. The opposition will need some strength to keep him from his spots.