West Coast 2011 Rankings: Shooting Guards

The West Coast class of shooting guards in 2011 is quite strong, with players such as Gary Bell, Jabari Brown and Norman Powell at the top of the list...

The shooting guards are the strongest position in the West Coast class of 2011. There are a number of high major prospects and there is good depth throughout the group. Powell is the best athlete in the west, as well as being the top prospect overall regardless of position. He's not a point guard, but he's got good ball skills for a two and he has a chance to defend one through three at the next level. Bell is a very solid prospect, with a strong body, good skill level and a terrific approach. He's another guy that isn't really a one, but he might play some PG at the next level and he's another multi-positional defender. Brown has good size for the position and he's a very good scorer from a variety of spots on the court. Stewart has a live body with a nice stroke to the stripe and a nice upside. Dranginis is another guy with good size for the position and he's a very good shooter.

1) Norman Powell, 6-2, San Diego (Calif.) Lincoln
2) Gary Bell, 6-1, Kent (Wash.) Kentridge Gonzaga
3) Jabari Brown, 6-3, Oakland (Calif.) High
4) Hikeem Stewart, 6-2, Seattle (Wash.) Rainier Beach
5) Kyle Dranginis, 6-4, Nampa (Idaho) Skyview Gonzaga
6) Tony Wroten, Jr., 6-4, Seattle (Wash.) Garfield
7) Nick Johnson, 6-1, Las Vegas (Nev.) Findlay Prep
8) Gelaun Wheelwright, 6-1, Corona (Calif.) Corona Centennial
9) Davonta Lacy, 6-2, Tacoma (Wash.) Curtis Washington State
10) Nick Kerr, 6-3, San Diego (Calif.) Torrey Pines San Diego


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