2013 Top 100: Arizona perspective

The Top 100 for 2013 has been updated and there is movement for the Arizona prospects. Read on for a closer look at the rankings, including where Isaac Hamilton, Tyler Ennis, and others stand.

The Scout.com national recruiting analyst team unveiled its new rankings for the class of 2013 and there was some movement amongst prospects that Arizona is recruiting and evaluating.

Aaron Gordon has been a very consistent player throughout his high school career and continues to get better each year. The 6-foot-8, 212-pound power forward from San Jose remains as the number five ranked prospect in the country, but if he can continue to develop his jump shot, then watch out.

Gordon is already a terror on the court and he remains the top player on the board for the class of 2013 for Arizona. The Wildcats are in a battle with Washington for the top player on the west coast.

Moving up into the top ten at number ten is Dallas native Keith Frazier. The athletic guard that can fill it up from both inside and out has seen his stock rise over the last year.

After a strong summer and now playing well at his new high school, Justin F. Kimball, Frazier was rewarded with a top ten spot. Arizona continues to pursue Frazier and remains in good shape with one of the premier shooters in the class.

Another perimeter player that saw a rise in the rankings is Jabari Bird, who moved up to number 15 after being 17th in the nation. Bird has been on the Wildcats' radar for quite some time and they have done a good job with his recruitment.

Point guard will be a very important part of the 2013 recruiting class and with Nate Britt off the board to North Carolina, Arizona continues to evaluate different options at the position. Another east coast prospect resides in New Jersey as Tyler Ennis has really exploded onto the scene.

The 6-foot-2, 175-pound, St. Benedicts guard moves up from number 24th in the country to 18th currently and is the 4th ranked point guard in the class. Arizona entered this recruitment after last summer and Ennis has a long list of schools pursuing him.

Perhaps the most surprising jump was at number 25. Isaac Hamilton is an interesting prospect, who is versatile and can do a lot of different things. The question that remains is can he transition into playing the point guard position at the next level or will he strictly score the ball?

Hamilton has some passing abilities, but has really excelled with his knack for scoring. His jump shot continues to improve and he can score at the rim. He may not be a point guard, but can turn into one of those players that a coach can just simply not take off of the court.

Transitioning from a jump to a drop leads us to Stephen Domingo, who took quite a tumble. Once ranked 31st in the class of 2013, he now sees himself as the 55th ranked prospect. Domingo has a great stroke, but at 6-foot-7, 190-pounds he really needs to improve in other areas other than just being a shooter.

Arizona is doing well with Domingo along with schools such as California and Georgetown and it may be a tough pull for the Wildcats.

Two prospects that may end up helping teams out once they get on campus is Brian Bridgewater out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Dakarai Allen from Sacramento. Bridgewater is a 6-foot-6, 230-pound power forward that can use his athleticism as an advantage.

Allen is already an elite defender who is still trying to figure out his offensive game. He has good form on his shot and with the right coaching staff, Allen can be an elite player at the next level.

Bridgewater is ranked 74th while Allen is 82nd and Arizona remains on the radar for both.

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