Bryson Kittrell '5'10, 155 2021 Matoaca HS, Chesterfield VA / Boo Williams

Coach Frank say's: 'Bryson is a gifted scorer, whether knocking down the three pointer, scoring the floater in the lane, with his feet set or on the move he can flat out shoot the basketball! 'An athletic and shifty guard, Bryson is capable of handling the ball and efficiently running the offense or playing off the ball and producing as well. He has a tight and crafty handle with excellent vision and passing ability. 'Very good court awareness and understanding of the game. He has the ability to burst into seams and is a passing and scoring threat while attacking the rim. Gets to the free throw line with good regularity. Off the ball Bryson navigates open spaces and stays active. 'He has excellent range and a quick high release. He can bury the long ball off the bounce or on a catch and shoot and also uses a nice hesitation move after the catch and can hit the pull up jumper at a high rate. Does a very good job attacking closeouts. Bryson can get into the lane where he finishes with both hands and shoots the floater over taller defenders. 'He started as a freshman for Matoaca High School and in just his second varsity game he hit seven three pointers and had several games in which he hit multiple three point baskets. A high energy and competitive guard, Bryson transitions effortlessly as both a playmaker and a scorer with great vision and sound passing skills. Defensively he has quick hands and feet and is able to tie up the ball handler as he stays low and in the dribblers bubble and doesn't get beat. 'Off the ball he plays the passing lanes well and his high IQ and quick reaction allows him to get a lot of steals and tipped passes. High school teammate Jalen Hargrove who is attracting Division I attention says Bryson is one of the hardest working players he's been around. Both Jalen and Bryson train under former Old Dominion University star and Atlanta Hawks forward Ricardo Marsh who played professionally for 13 seasons and who now has a successful skills development and training business, Ricardo Marsh Training. 'Marsh speaks of Bryson's high skill level, strong work ethic and cerebral approach to the game. 'Bryson is one of the hardest working kids I've ever been in the gym with.' He studies the game when he's not on the court and puts in the extra time necessary on the court to support his continued overall development.' He has an extremely consistent jumper out to college three and knows how to use his handle to get to spots on the floor to create advantages on the defense.' He's very crafty and great at changing speeds, keeping the defense off balance.' Even though he's not a 'big guard' he's a great finisher and knows how to separate from the defense to get his shot off.' He's great at getting guys in spots and getting his teammates the ball in areas of the floor where they shoot a high percentage.' He's a self starter with a high motor that can compete with some of the top guards in the nation.' Looking for him to have a big summer with his summer squad at Boo Williams.' '– Ricardo Marsh, Ricardo Marsh Training. '

Bryson is one of the most exciting and complete players in the 2021 class and coaches should make a point to see him in action. '

From the NC Phenom 150: 'Bryson is a player that elevated his team's play throughout camp with his IQ and two-way presence. He's a guard with a high motor and the ability to play with or without the ball quite well. With the ball, Kittrell showed that he has solid vision and ball distribution skills, allowing him to run a team whenever needed. Without the ball, he is able to spot-up and use his quality shooting to keep pressure on opposing defenses. Defensively, Kittrell does a nice job on-ball; he possesses quick hands, which he frequently used to force turnovers and get deflections on passes. Next in his development process is improving his rebounding ability, as it would make him an even more complete player. Coach McLemore on Kittrell: 'Bryson improved each game that he played. He played with more confidence each time on the floor; he is crafty with the ball and can get to the rim effectively. Bryson can shoot with range and is a very unselfish player. He is a good defender, too.' Kittrell worked incredibly hard during camp and should keep that same mindset going into the upcoming season.

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