Monday, April 18, 2011

Final 2011 Top 150

By Jeff Borzello & Alex Schwartz

Rank. Name, Position, Height, High School (State), College

1. Michael Gilchrist, SF, 6'7, St. Patrick's (NJ), Kentucky- the wire-to-wire #1 can do it all and has a non-stop motor

2. Anthony Davis, PF, 6'10, Perspectives Charter (IL), Kentucky- meteoric rise for the long, skilled Chicago native

3. Austin Rivers, SG, 6'4, Winter Park (FL), Duke- elite scorer with lethal first step is tough to stop and can get hot in a hurry

4. Brad Beal, SG, 6'3, Chaminade (MO), Florida- silky smooth guard can score in a variety of ways, including the 3-ball

5. Quincy Miller, PF, 6'9, Westchester Country Day (NC), Baylor- long and versatile forward is a matchup nightmare

6. Adonis Thomas, SF, 6'6, Melrose (TN), Memphis- athletic and strong, he defends and competes at a high level

7. Marquis Teague, PG, 6'2, Pike (IN), Kentucky- floor general with outstanding quickness to the bucket

8. LeBryan Nash, SF, 6'7, Lincoln (TX), Oklahoma State- a big-time athlete who can score around the cup with ease

9. Khem Birch, PF, 6'9, Notre Dame Prep (MA), Pitt- long and athletic shot blocker with quickly developing offensive game

10. James McAdoo, PF, 6'8, Norfolk Christian (VA), North Carolina- he can step out and shoot or score in the paint

11. Myck Kabongo, PG, 6'2, Findlay Prep (NV), Texas- great handle, outstanding quickness and quality floor vision

12. Jabari Brown, SG, 6'4, Oakland (CA), Oregon- deadly 3-point shooter is also a fantastic athlete who can score at the rim

13. Wayne Blackshear, SG, 6'5, Morgan Park (IL), Louisville- wing can put the ball in the hoop from just about anywhere

14. BJ Young, PG, 6'3, McCluer North (MO), Arkansas- playmaker has uncanny knack for scoring the basketball

15. Kyle Wiltjer, PF, 6'9, Jesuit (OR), Kentucky- versatile big man has nice post moves, but can also score it from deep

16. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, SG, 6'6, Greenville (GA), Georgia- sharpshooter from beyond the arc has deep range

17. Dorian Finney-Smith, SF, 6'7, IC Norcom (VA), Virginia Tech- versatile forward can score inside and out, and also defends multiple positions

18. DeAndre Daniels, SF, 6'7, IMG Academy (FL), uncommitted- long and athletic California native scores inside and out

19. Nick Johnson, SG, 6'3, Findlay Prep (NV), Arizona- fantastic athlete with nice 3-point stroke is also a lockdown defender

20. Adjehi Baru, PF, 6'9, Steward School (VA), College of Charleston- strong, active big man rebounds and blocks shots

21. Quinn Cook, PG, 6'1, Oak Hill Academy (VA), Duke- he can create for teammates as well as score it himself

22. Michael Gbinije, SF, 6'6, Benedictine (VA), Duke- the long wing is one of the best midrange scorers in the country

23. Tony Wroten, Jr., PG, 6'4, Garfield (WA), Washington- lead guard has elite floor vision and tremendous passing ability

24. Branden Dawson, SF, 6'6, Lew Wallace (IN), Michigan State- strong, athletic forward is a terrific rebounder

25. Shannon Scott, PG, 6'2, Milton (GA), Ohio State- pure point guard runs the show and has a great feel for the game

26. JaKarr Sampson, SF, 6'7, Brewster Academy (NH), St. John's- matchup nightmare with length is extremely versatile

27. Josiah Turner, PG, 6'3, Quality Education Academy (NC), Arizona- scorer and playmaker with good size and length for the position

28. Otto Porter, SF, 6'8, Scott County Central (MO), Georgetown- long, skilled forward with a great midrange game

29. PJ Hairston, SG, 6'4, Hargrave Military Academy (VA), North Carolina- terrific 3-point marksman with NBA range

30. Rodney Hood, SF, 6'7, Meridian (MS), Mississippi State- long and versatile wing knows how to put the ball in the cup

31. Michael Carter-Williams, SG, 6'5, St. Andrew's (RI), Syracuse- he can fill it up from deep or score off the bounce

32. D'Angelo Harrison, SG, 6'3, Dulles (TX), St. John's- pure scorer with a quick trigger and deep range on his jumper

33. Cody Zeller, PF, 6'10, Washington (IN), Indiana- big man gets the job done by rebounding, scoring and blocking shots

34. Dezmine Wells, SF, 6'4, Hargrave Military Academy (VA), Xavier- strong, athletic wing is productive at both ends

35. Rakeem Christmas, C, 6'9, Academy of the New Church (PA), Syracuse- long post player is a natural shot blocker

36. Chane Behanan, PF, 6'7, Bowling Green (KY), Louisville- what he lacks in height, he makes up for in effort and ability

37. Nick Faust, SG, 6'5, Baltimore City College HS (MD), Maryland- slender wing can really get it going from beyond the arc

38. Dai-Jon Parker, SG, 6'3, Milton (GA), Vanderbilt- terrific perimeter defender with fantastic length and quality athleticism

39. Johnny O'Bryant, PF, 6'9, East Side (MS), LSU- solid presence in the paint who has a knack for rebounding the ball

40. Rashad "Ky" Madden, PG, 6'5, East Poinsett County (AR), Arkansas- smooth guard makes plays and runs an offense

41. Levi Randolph, SG, 6'5, Bob Jones (AL), Alabama- quiet assassin on the wing who simply finds ways to produce

42. Amir Williams, C, 6'10, Detroit Country Day School (MI), Ohio State- strong presence in the paint is great on the glass

43. Deuce Bello, SG, 6'3, Westchester Country Day (NC), Baylor- high-flying athlete has greatly developed overall game

44. Trevor Lacey, SG, 6'2, Butler (AL), uncommitted- although undersized, he is strong and a top-flight backcourt scorer

45. Hunter Mickelson, PF, 6'10, Westside (AR), Arkansas- he runs the floor, rebounds, blocks shots, and scores down low

46. Ben McLemore, SF, 6'5, Christian Life Center (TX), Kansas- terrific, high-flying athlete can also score from midrange

47. Sir'Dominic Pointer, SF, 6'6, Quality Education Academy (NC), St. John's- athletic Michigander is a superb defender

48. Tracy Abrams, PG, 6'1, Mount Carmel (IL), Illinois- guard who knows how to attack the basket and score the ball

49. Sheldon McClellan, SG, 6'5, Bellaire (TX), Texas- a productive wing who plays hard at both ends of the floor

50. Maurice Harkless, SF, 6'6, South Kent (CT), St. John's- the long, athletic wing continues to improve his overall game

51. Jahii Carson, PG, 5'11, Mesa (AZ), Arizona State- undersized lead guard is an explosive athlete and excellent scorer

52. Chasson Randle, PG, 6'2, Rock Island (IL), Stanford- strong, heady floor general with a great basketball IQ

53. Tyrone Johnson, PG, 6'2, Montrose Christian (MD), Villanova- athletic guard scores multiple ways and also distributes

54. Ryan Boatright, PG, 5'10, Aurora East (IL), UConn- outstanding scorer is undersized, but crafty and quick with the ball

55. Michael Chandler, C, 6'10, Lawrence North (IN), Central Florida- a big body who scores, rebounds and block shots

56. Jamal Branch, PG, 6'2, Grace Prep (TX), Texas A&M- talented lead guard with a quality handle and scoring ability

57. Zach Price, C, 6'10, Jeffersontown (KY), Louisville- pure post player who grabs rebounds and scores around the cup

58. Sam Thompson, SF, 6'6, Whitney Young (IL), Ohio State- wing who possesses excellent athleticism and superb length

59. Norvel Pelle, PF, 6'9, Price (CA), St. John's- big man is still developing, but he is long, rebounds and blocks shots

60. Damien Leonard, SG, 6'4, JL Mann (SC), South Carolina- Palmetto State wing is a sharpshooter from beyond the arc

61. Mycheal Henry, SF, 6'6, Orr Academy (IL), Illinois- growing into one of the top scorers in the country, Henry is long and explosive

62. Mikael Hopkins, PF, 6'8, DeMatha (MD), Georgetown- a solid athlete in the frontcourt who can step out and shoot it

63. Julian Royal, PF, 6'8, Milton (GA), Georgia Tech- well-rounded offensively, he can score in the post and from midrange

64. Kevin Johnson, C, 6'10, Taft (CA), Seton Hall- huge presence down low, he scores, rebounds and is nimble for his size

65. Deville Smith, PG, 5'11, Callaway (MS), Mississippi State- ultra-quick guard distributes well, but can also score it

66. Amir Garrett, SF, 6'6, Findlay Prep (NV), St. John's- also a baseball star, he is an athletic leaper and superb rebounder

67. Angelo Chol, PF, 6'9, Hoover (CA), Arizona- athletic big defends and rebounds, while continuing to develop offensively

68. Nick Jacobs, PF, 6'8, South Atlanta (GA), Alabama- strong player down low who produces with scoring and rebounding

69. Norman Powell, SG, 6'4, Lincoln (CA), UCLA- a strong and athletic wing who knows how to score the basketball

70. Joseph Uchebo, C, 6'9, Word of God Christian Academy (NC), uncommitted- pure post whose forte is rebounding

71. Tyler Adams, C, 6'9, Brandon (MS), Duke- a strong interior presence who is built to rebound the basketball

72. LaQuinton Ross, SF, 6'7, Life Center Academy (NJ), Ohio State- Mississippi native has great length and nice skill set

73. Myles Mack, PG, 5'10, St. Anthony's (NJ), Rutgers- winner who developed as a distributor, while retaining scoring ability

74. Bernard Sullivan, PF, 6'8, Davidson Day (NC), Clemson- forward works hard down low, but can step out and shoot it too

75. Antwan Space, SF, 6'7, DeSoto (TX), Florida State- has the potential to be a pro due to his offensive game

76. Sterling Gibbs, PG, 6'1, Seton Hall Prep (NJ), Maryland- he can really score, but also makes those around him better

77. Jerome Seagears, PG, 6'2, Flora MacDonald Academy (NC), Rutgers- physical guard who locks down defensively and gets to the rim

78. Mike Shaw, PF, 6'8, De La Salle (IL), Illinois- Chicago native is a big body who rebounds and can score as well

79. Jabarie Hinds, PG, 5'11, Mount Vernon (NY), West Virginia- quick, athletic floor general can both distribute and score

80. Sidiki Johnson, PF, 6'8, Wadleigh (NY), Arizona- Big Apple forward rebounds and scores down low, but can face-up too

81. Ryan Taylor, SF, 6'5, Western (KY), Louisville- the hard-playing wing will not wow, but he is gets the job done

82. CJ Barksdale, PF, 6'7, Hargrave Military Academy (VA), Virginia Tech- big man is tough around the cup at both ends

83. Robert Brown, SG, 6'4, Hargrave Military Academy (VA), Virginia Tech- talented Floridian improved and can really score

84. Jonathan Holmes, PF, 6'8, Antonian Prep (TX), Texas- late blooming big man is effective around the basket

85. Trevor Cooney, SG, 6'3, Sanford School (DE), Syracuse- a sharpshooter with the athletic ability to attack and finish

86. Aaron Ross, PF, 6'7, Parkview (AR), Arkansas- can play either forward spot, and score both down low and from midrange

87. Greg Lewis, PF, 6'8, St. Frances Academy (MD), Rutgers- sturdy player on the low blocks does a good job on the glass

88. Gary Bell, SG, 6'1, Kentridge (WA), Gonzaga- effective perimeter shooter who can fill it up

89. Devonte Abron, PF, 6'7, Seagoville (TX), Arkansas- possessing a nice face-up game, he can score in multiple ways

90. Carlton Brundidge, SG, 6'1, Southfield (MI), Michigan- wired to score the basketball, and can do so in quite a hurry

91. Shane Larkin, PG, 5'11, Dr. Phillips (FL), DePaul- able to score off the bounce, shoot from deep and distribute

92. Jarion Henry, SF, 6'8, Kimball (TX), uncommitted- a mismatch on the wing who can take his defenders inside and out

93. Chris Jones, PG, 5'8, Melrose (TN), Tennessee- diminutive guard has a quick trigger and can heat up quickly

94. Anthony Gill, PF, 6'8, Charlotte Christian (NC), South Carolina- a solid overall player who can put the ball in the basket

95. Trey Burke, PG, 6'1, Northland (OH), Michigan- can get to the basket and finish as well as find the open man for a bucket

96. Naadir Tharpe, PG, 5'11, Brewster Academy (NH), Kansas- true lead guard gets teammates involved, but can score too

97. Trey McDonald, C, 6'9, Battle Creek Central (MI), Ohio State- late bloomer with upside, the rugged big man is good on the glass

98. Cezar Guerrero, PG, 6'0, St. John Bosco (CA), Oklahoma State- flashy playmaker is quick and can beat his defender off the dribble

99. Kedren Johnson, PG, 6'4, Marshall County (TN), Vanderbilt- with good size for his position, Johnson can score and distribute

100. Patrick Connaughton, SF, 6'5, St. John's Prep (MA), Notre Dame- late-blooming wing has tremendous shooting range

101. Malcolm Brogdon, SG, 6'5, Greater Atlanta Christian Academy (GA), Virginia- good size and strength for his position, Brogdon can shoot consistently

102. Aaron Thomas, SG, 6'5, Withrow (OH), Florida State- working on his perimeter game, but can finish with consistency at the rim

103. Kevin Ware, SG, 6'4, Rockdale County (GA), uncommitted- relies on his natural talents to be an active defender and finisher

104. Julien Lewis, SG, 6'4, LaMarque (TX), Texas- his aggressiveness and attacking mindset make him tough to guard

105. Ryan Anderson, PF, 6'8, Long Beach Poly (CA), Boston College- highly effective when able to face up and knock down jumpers

106. Bobby Parks, Jr., SG, 6'4, Philippines, Georgia Tech- outstanding offensive player has deep range and can also go off the dribble

107. Joe Coleman, SG, 6'3, Hopkins (MN), Minnesota- there are times when it is impossible to keep him out of the lane

108. Marshall Plumlee, C, 7'0, Christ School (NC), Duke- runs the floor and is improving his post game

109. Cedrick McAfee, SG, 6'2, Melrose (TN), Auburn- armed with a good first step and the confidence to score

110. Derrick Wilson, PG, 6'1, Hotchkiss School (CT), Marquette- a bulldog of a guard, Wilson uses his strength to overpower opponents in the lane

111. Marquis Rankin, PG, 6'0, Hargrave Military Academy (VA), Virginia Tech- knows how to run a team and uses his quickness to make plays

112. Dwaun Anderson, SG, 6'3, Suttons Bay (MI), Michigan State- extremely athletic and outstanding in transition, Anderson is a sleeper

113. Juan Anderson, SF, 6'6, Castro Valley (CA), Marquette- does a little of everything, and his shot is improving

114. Willy Kouassi, C, 6'10, Central Park Christian (AL), Auburn- still-developing big man can block shots and rebound

115. Deng Leek, C, 6'11, Wesleyan Christian Academy (NC), Western Kentucky- runs the floor effectively and blocks shots at a high rate

116. Bishop Daniels, SG, 6'2, Word of God Christian Academy (NC), Miami- athletic combo guard improved his ball-handling and playmaking abilities

117. Derrick Randall, PF, 6'8, South Kent (CT), Rutgers- relentless rebounder outworks opponents on a nightly basis

118. Jacob Lawson, PF, 6'7, Oak Ridge Military Academy (NC), Purdue- athletic prospect is a joy to watch in transition

119. Terry Whisnant, SG, 6'3, Cherryville (NC), Florida State- one of the best long-range shooters in the country

120. Desmond Hubert, C, 6'9, New Egypt (NJ), North Carolina- his length and athleticism make him a force defensively

121. Jaylen Bond, PF, 6'7, Plymouth-Whitemarsh (PA), prep school- hard-working prospect took his game to a new level this season

122. Nnanna Egwu, C, 6'10, St. Ignatius Prep (IL), Illinois- when healthy, his size and raw talent give him tons of potential

123. Toddrick Gotcher, SG, 6'3, Lakeview Centennial (TX), Texas Tech- very athletic shooter who can get hot quickly from deep

124. Jeremiah Davis, SG, 6'2, Huntington Prep (WV), Cincinnati- combo guard can penetrate past most defenders and create

125. Nino Johnson, PF, 6'7, White Station (TN), Southeast Missouri State- very effective scorer in the post and when facing up

126. Steve Moundou-Missi, PF, 6'6, Montverde Academy (FL), Harvard- despite his height, he is tough around the basket and can score and rebound

127. Josh Richardson, SF, 6'5, Edmond Santa Fe (OK), Tennessee- length and nonstop motor make him tough to deal with at both ends

128. Rod Days, SF, 6'6, Sagemont School (FL), Central Florida- with his athleticism and length, Days is at his best in transition

129. Paul Jesperson, SF, 6'7, Merrill (WI), Virginia- knockdown shooter with deep range and good size for the wing

130. Rodney Cooper, SG, 6'5, Russell County (AL), Alabama- lefty shooter knocks it down from anywhere but can also defend

131. Achraf Yacoubou, SG, 6'4, Long Island Lutheran (NY), Villanova- plays bigger than his position and knocks how to score at the rim

132. Shaq Thomas, SF, 6'7, NIA Prep (NJ), Cincinnati- extremely long and athletic, Thomas has a very high ceiling if he puts it all together

133. Andre Hollins, SG, 6'2, White Station (TN), Minnesota- good first step to attack and also has range on the perimeter

134. Marvin Singleton, PF, 6'5, Hopkins (MN), Northern Iowa- slightly undersized for his position, but Singleton’s motor and strength make up for it

135. Derrick Gordon, SG, 6'3, St. Patrick's (NJ), Western Kentucky- strong guard who uses his body to beat opponents off the dribble and score

136. David Rivers, SF, 6'6, Little Rock Hall (AR), Nebraska- long, skilled wing with a smooth game can score it from deep

137. Mychal Ammons, SF, 6'6, Vicksburg (MS), South Alabama- versatile wing scorer who can put up points at the rim or arc

138. Malcolm Gilbert, C, 6'11, Academy of the New Church (PA), Pitt- he is still developing offensively, but his shot-blocking makes him a big-time prospect

139. Thomas Gipson, PF, 6'7, Cedar Hill (TX), Kansas State- big-bodied post player utilizes his size effectively for points and boards

140. Spencer Dinwiddie, PG, 6'2, Taft (CA), Colorado- terrific playmaker knows how to find teammates or get his own shot

141. E. Victor Nickerson, SF, 6'7, Norcross (GA), Charlotte- versatile wing can do a variety of things at both ends of the floor

142. Traevon Jackson, SG, 6'2, Westerville South (OH), Wisconsin- lefty is at his best when going to the rim and using his strength to finish

143. Daniel Gomis, C, 6'9, Oak Hill Academy (VA), Oregon State- impact player at the defensive end, Gomis has great length and athleticism

144. Roosevelt Jones, SF, 6'4, O'Fallon (IL), Butler- power guard is difficult to stop when going to the rim

145. Jonathan Holton, PF, 6'8, Coral Gables (FL), Rhode Island- long and athletic face-up four runs the floor well and scores

146. Kevin Thomas, SF, 6'7, Christian Faith Center (NC), Texas- Canadian native has great strength and build, and shows good versatility

147. Brandan Kearney, SG, 6'5, Detroit Southeastern (MI), Michigan State- when he wants to be, Kearney is one of the best offensive players around

148. Adrian Diaz, PF, 6'11, Hialeah-Miami Lakes (FL), Kansas State- still has a long way to go in his development, but he has tremendous upside

149. Erik Copes, PF, 6'8, Imhotep Charter (PA), George Washington- aggressive defender and rebounder makes plays at both ends of the floor

150. Frank Kaminsky, C, 6'10, Benet Academy (IL), Wisconsin- skilled big man can step outside and shoot jumpers or bang down low

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