2026 Rankings Update: Top Point Guards
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The 2026 class has only played one varsity season, but the excitement around them is palpable. The lead guard group is full of potential and should make an impact on the floor this season. Here are the top point guards…
The 2026 class has only played one varsity season, but the excitement around them is palpable. The lead guard group is full of potential and should make an impact on the floor this season. Here are the top point guards in the 2026 class.
, 6’1 Blair Academy
Rippey Jr. is the top lead guard in the class and should put his talent on display this season. The 6’1 guard attacks the basket strong as he can finish in a number of ways around the basket and make shots through contact. Rippey Jr. plays with good court vision as he can thread passes to open teammates in the halfcourt. He is a tough on-ball defender as he makes it hard for his man to get to his spot on the floor and has the ability to play off the ball as well. Rippey Jr. is a talented guard prospect who should make plays all season long for Blair Academy.
, 6’0 St. Peter’s Prep
Rosa had a strong debut season for the Marauders as they look to repeat as Non-Public A North champions. The 6’0 guard has a tight handle, which he uses to beat his defender off the bounce and finish around the rim. Rosa knows how to get his teammates involved in the half court and can knock down open jumpers on the perimeter. He pushes the pace well in transition and is a good on-ball defender. Rosa is a tough, lead guard prospect whose ability to run the offense effectively will help his stock in a big way.
, 6’0 Roselle Catholic
Grant is primed for a breakout season as he will have he ball in his hands more. The 6’0 guard has a smooth release on his jumper and can get hot from distance in a hurry. Grant has a tight handle, which he uses to get into the lane and make plays. He can find open teammates in the halfcourt and slides his feet on the defensive end. Grant’s ability to run the offense and make plays on defense is something that will help his development throughout the season.
, 6’1 Arts
Holman had a solid summer and is looking to carry over that success into the winter. The 6’1 guard plays with poise as he rarely gets rattled by on-ball pressure. Holman uses his tight handle and quick first step to blow by his defender off the bounce and finish around the rim. He uses his length to get deflections on defense and can also play off the ball. Holman’s stock is on the rise and should continue to climb over the course of the season.
, 6’3 Montgomery
Lin is one of the more intriguing prospects in the class with his combination of size, length and skill. The lanky 6’3 guard has a nice handle, which he uses to get into the lane and finish. Lin uses his size to scan the defense and rises up with confidence on his jumper. He has the length to defend both backcourt spots and is an underrated passer. Lin is a long, lead guard prospect whose ability to make plays with the ball in his hands will help his stock in a big way.
Other Prospects to Know:
, 5’8 Immaculate Conception
, 6’2 Trenton Catholic
, 5’10 Teaneck
, 5’6 Weequahic
, 6’0 Paterson Kennedy