Richard Davenport has been a recruiting columnist for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette since 2007.
Video: Arkansas point guard signee Anton Beard
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --03/13/14-- North Little Rock's Anton Beard (4), games most MVP, celebrates after they beat Springdale in the State Class 7A Boys Championship game in Hot Springs Thursday.
Arkansas signee and point guard Anton Beard, 6-1, 180 of North Little Rock is rated the No. 19 point guard and the No. 92 overall prospect in the nation by ESPN.
He averaged 19.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 3.8 steals a game while leading the Charging Wildcats to a Class 7A state title this season.