A Look At UVA Men’s Basketball’s 2018 Class Targets: The Guards

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By our count, 17 uncommitted high school juniors have been offered by the University of Virginia men’s basketball program. I’ll break down where I think the Hoos stand with each of these prospects soon in a “Strategy Session” feature, but in the meantime let’s take a look at the latest highlights of these prospects.

This particular feature focuses on point and combo guards. Small forward and post target highlights will be posted separately.

Point Guards

Darius Garland, 6’1″, 160 pounds, Brentwood Academy (Nashville, TN), Consensus 5-star recruit (Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, ESPN)

Other reported offers: Arizona State, Auburn, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisville, Ohio State, Southern Cal, UCLA, Wake Forest, Xavier

(The video below is courtesy of the St. Louis Eagles Basketball Club, found on YouTube)

Jahvon Quinerly, 6’1″, 165 pounds, Hudson Catholic (Jersey City, N.J.), Consensus 4-star recruit

Other reported offers: California, Connecticut, Kansas, Notre Dame, Rutgers, Seton Hall, St. John’s, Syracuse, Vanderbilt, Villanova, Xavier

(The video below is courtesy of NJ Hoop Recruit via YouTube)

Elijah Weaver, 6’5″, 185 pounds, Oldsmar Christian (Oldsmar, FL), 5-star per 247Sports; 4-star per ESPN, Rivals, and Scout

Other reported offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Florida, Louisville, Miami, Missouri, South Florida, Southern Cal, Villanova, Wake Forest

(The video below is courtesy of C.R.A. Films via YouTube.)

Combo guards

Luguentz Dort, 6’3″, 190 pounds, Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, FL), Consensus 4-star recruit

(Note: Dort claims to have a Virginia offer in this video; however, we have not definitively confirmed that he has one.)

Other reported offers: Arizona State, Baylor, Florida, Louisville, Oklahoma, Oregon

(The video below courtesy of Courtside Films via YouTube)

Quentin Grimes, 6’4″, 185 pounds, College Park (The Woodlands, TX), 5-star prospect per 247Sports; 4-star per Scout, ESPN, and Rivals

Other reported offers: Arizona, Baylor, Florida, Kansas, Miami, Oklahoma, SMU, Texas A&M

(The video below courtesy of HighLevelHoops via YouTube)

Prentiss Hubb, 6’3″, 170 pounds, Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.), 5-star per Scout (as a point guard); 4-star per ESPN, Rivals, and 247Sports

Other offers: Baylor, Georgetown, Maryland, NC State, Providence, Seton Hall, Villanova, Wake Forest, Xavier

(The video below is courtesy of Rivals.com via YouTube.)

Keldon Johnson, 6’5″, 185 pounds, Huntington Prep (Huntington, W.V.), 5-star per 247Sports; 4-star per Rivals, Scout, and 247Sports

Other reported offers: Cincinnati, Indiana, Louisville, NC State, Ohio State, Texas, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Xavier

(The video below is courtesy of Galactic Hoops via YouTube)

Brandon Williams, 6’3″, 165 pounds, Crespi (Encino, CA), 5-star per ESPN, Scout, and 247Sports; 4-star per Rivals

Other reported offers: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Gonzaga, Kansas, Southern Cal, UCLA

(The video below is courtesy of Gary Franklin via YouTube)

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