Kansas basketball should keep an eye on Bryce Griggs

Kansas basketball has a chance to land 2022 Hightower prospect Bryce Griggs, as the four-star point guard has narrowed down his top seven schools.

Texas, Baylor, and Memphis are among the many talented programs eyeing Griggs following his junior season.

Kansas will be competing with its Texas-based Big 12 neighbors to secure Griggs, which could sway his decision either way. He has also expressed interest in Overtime Elite, a minimum salary-based development league.

Griggs can move the ball well, setting up a lot of opportunities inside. Along with his impressive ball-handling, he is a reliable shot and isn’t afraid to take a three-point jumper when available.

Having well-rounded perimeter support will pay off in the long run and those responsibilities don’t stop at the three-point line. Putting the ball in the hands of someone who can take advantage of their agility and find an open man is critical.

Griggs’ ability to find inside targets shouldn’t go overlooked. His clean approach allows him to make solid strides inside without chancing a turnover. It may take time to improve his comfortability with the size differences in the Big 12, however, it will be beneficial for nearly every stage of his career.

Paired with fellow 2022 prospects Jayden Epps and Chris Livingston, there could be a decent class shaping up for head coach Bill Self’s future roster.

Considering Kansas will be pursuing Griggs throughout the summer, it’ll be interesting to see how where his attitude towards Kansas is and whether or not the Jayhawks hang around on his list.