Updated 2013 Class Rankings
This story originally published on ScoutHoops.com
John Calipari
John Calipari
Recruiting Analyst
Posted Nov 7, 2012


With just seven days until the early signing period, here's a look at the updated 2013 class rankings. Kentucky, Memphis and Kansas currently have the top three classes.

2013 Top Recruiting ClassesNotable Recruits / Scout Rankings
1 Kentucky

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Kentucky class: John Calipari is on pace for yet another No. 1 recruiting class. He currently has three top 10 prospects locked up, but they aren't done and are still involved with Wiggins, Randle & Gordon.
Andrew Harrison (3)
Aaron Harrison (4)
James Young (10)
Marcus Lee (40)
Derek Willis

2 Memphis

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Memphis class: Josh Pastner is building a strong fence around Memphis. King, Nichols & Crawford are all Memphis native. He has four top 100 recruits and is collecting impressive talent.
Nick King (21)
Kuran Iverson (35)
Austin Nichols (50)
Rashawn Powell (87)
Markel Crawford
3 Kansas

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Kansas class: Bill Self is bringing in quite the backcourt in the 2013 class. This group will help them on the perimeter and the class is full of guys that can make shots.
Wayne Selden (14)
Brannen Greene (31)
Conner Frankamp (47)
Frank Mason

4 Florida

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Florida class: Two top ten recruits are headed to Gainesville. The AAU teammates will make quote the inside/outside duo in college.
Kasey Hill (7)
Chris Walker (9)



5 LSU

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
LSU class: Johnny Jones isn't wasting much time in Baton Rouge. This is a great class that will boost their front line. Martin is a difference maker and should help from day one.
Jarell Martin (13)
Jordan Mickey (36)
Tim Quarterman (82)
John Odoh
Deng Deng
6 Marquette

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Marquette class: Buzz Williams has three top 100 prospects and an elite level Junior College recruit on board. He's adding some impressive athletes and this class will really help them on the perimeter.
Jajuan Johnson (34)
Deonte Burton (55)
Duane Wilson (71)
Jameel McKay (JC)
John Dawson
7 Louisville

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Louisville class: Rick Pitino's four-man class is strong and covers their needs. Gill, Jones & Rozier will boost their perimeter in a major way.
Anton Gill (29)
Chris Jones (JC)
Terry Rozier (83)
Akoy Agau

8 Duke

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Duke class: Duke's class on the perimeter is strong. A pair of recruits ranked among the top 30 and each can help. Jones is a major three-point threat, while Ojeleye is an active and athletic wing.
Semi Ojeleye (25)
Matt Jones (30)



9 Notre Dame

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Notre Dame class: Jackson is the crown jewel of Notre Dame's class. N.D. fought off some powers to keep him home. Beachem and Vasturia are guys that will help them. Both are capable of making shots at a high level.
Demetrius Jackson (24)
V.J. Beachem (64)
Steve Vasturia (90)
Austin Torres

10 Arkansas

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Arkansas class: Over the past two years Portis has made advancements to his game. He's active, aggressive and one of the better rebounders in the class. Arkansas has a top 15 prospect committed.
Bobby Portis (16)
Moses Kingsley (53)



11 Indiana

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Indiana class: Williams & Robinson are the signature recruits for Tom Creans 2013 group. Williams is an impressive athlete, while Robinson is a do-it-al guard. Throw in Fischer, Davis & Hartman and it's a top 15 class.
Troy Williams (43)
Stan Robinson (59)
Luke Fischer
Devin Davis
Colin Hartman
12 Michigan

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Michigan class: Derrick Walton, Zak Irvin and Mark Donnall are all top 100 prospects and players that can help John Beilein early in their careers. Walton and Irvin had huge July's and are getting better at just the right time.
Derrick Walton (46)
Zak Irvin (65)
Mark Donnall (83)


13 N.C. State

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
N.C. State class: Mark Gottfried is reeling them in again. Off a strong class last year, he has a pair of top 100 recruits, includig Barber, who is No. 11 overall.
Anthony Barber (11)
Kyle Washington (85)



14 North Carolina

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
North Carolina class: UNC has a nice one-two punch in their 2013 recruiting class. Hicks is an athlete that has developed his middle game, while Britt is a solid lead man that is making the move to Oak Hill this year.
Isaiah Hicks (20)
Nate Britt (70)



15 UCLA

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
UCLA class: LaVine is one of the best prospects on the West Coast. He's a newly minted five-star prospect. Freeman is a combo as well that can put up points in a hurry.
Zach Lavine (27)
Allerik Freeman (60)
Noah Allen



16 Syracuse

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Syracuse class: Ennis is the major coup of this class. He's a dynamic PG ranked among the top 25 players in the country. Patterson and Johnson will help on the peremiter, while Obokoh will help them on the interior.
Tyler Ennis (21)
Ron Patterson
Chinoso Obokoh
B.J. Johnson

17 Arizona

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Arizona class: Jefferson is the headliner here. A competitor and tough wing prospect, he'll likely start from day one. Pitts gives them a talented shooter from both mid to long range.
Rondae Jefferson (11)
Elliot Pitts



18 California

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
California class: Bird's commitment was massive for Cal. He's one of the better scoresr in the 2013 class and is a legacy. Matthews is a shooter and Singer will impress with his skill.
Jabari Bird (16)
Jordan Matthews
Sam Singer


19 Tennessee

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Tennessee class: Last year Cuonzo Martin kept Jarnell Stokes in the state, this year it's Hubbs. He's one of the best wings in the country and will provide them with a nice scoring punch.
Robert Hubbs (20)
A.J. Davis
Travon Landry


20 Baylor

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Baylor class: When motivated, Woodson is quite the low post scorer. He's a top 50 recurit. Wainright is an impressive athlete that makes winning plays. Solid class for Scott Drew.
Dominic Woodson (41)
Ishmail Wainright (51)
Jonathan Motley


21 South Carolina

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
South Carolina class: Keeping Thornwell home was a major deal for Frank Martin. He's an impressive scorer that can get buckets in a variety of ways.
Sindarius Thornwell (24)
Desmond Ringer



22 Illinois

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Illinois class: John Groce and his staff have focused on the state of Illinois. Nunn and Hill are very good pick ups that should impact their team early on.
Kendrick Nunn (57)
Malcolm Hill (68)
Jaylon Tate
Maverick Morgan

23 Purdue

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Purdue class: Matt Painter has a pair of top 100 recruits -- Kendall Stephens & Bryson Scott -- headed to campus next year. Toss in Basil Smotherman and it's a top 25 class.
Kendall Stephens (66)
Bryson Scott (88)
Basil Smotherman


24 BYU

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
BYU class: Eric Mika and Nick Emery are legit top 100 players and guys that will immediately impact BYU. Mika is a physical post player, while Emery is one of the best shooters in the 2013 class.
Eric Mika (70)
Nick Emery (88)
Braiden Shaw
Jakob Hartstock

25 Missouri

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Missouri class: Reeling in Williams was a significant pick up for Frank Haith. He's a talented low post scorer. Clark is an improving PG prospect that plays well in an uptempo environment.
Johnathan Williams (33)
Wes Clark
Torren Jones




HONORABLE MENTION: Alabama, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Iowa State, Maryland, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, Villanova, Washington, West Virginia.



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