Updated 2012 Class Rankings

Providence, Maryland and Oklahoma State are among the biggest movers in the updated 2012 recruiting class rankings.

2011 Top 25 Recruiting ClassesNotable Recruits / Scout Rankings
1 Indiana

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Indiana class: With three players in the top 40 overall, Tom Crean has the top class in the country. He's locking down kids in Indiana and that has led to the success
Hanner Perea (31)
Yogi Ferrell (32)
Jeremy Hollowell (36)
Ron Patterson
Peter Jurkin
2 Arizona

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Arizona class: Sean Miller continues to reel in the top talent from the west coast. With the addition of Ashley and Jerrett, Miller has a dynamic front court and York will provide scoring
Brandon Ashley (3)
Grant Jerrett (23)
Gabe York (42)

3 Providence

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Providence class: Ed Cooley has a pair of top 30 prospects in his backcourt. Dunn is regarded as the top PG in the class, while Ledo is among the top scorers in the country
Ricardo Ledo (25)
Kris Dunn (26)
Josh Fortune

4 Baylor

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Baylor class: For the third year in a row Baylor has a five-star prospect in their recruiting class. Austin is one of the top post prospects and has a ridiculous ceiling. Throw in top 75 lead guard and the Bears have a quality group
Isaiah Austin (5)
L.J. Rose (66)

5 Texas

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Texas class: Reeling in Ridley, a top 10 recruit, was a big deal, but so was pulling in a commitment from top 100 lead guard Javan Felix
Cameron Ridley (6)
Javan Felix (65)

6 Maryland

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Maryland class: Mark Turgeon is off to a great start as the Maryland head coach. They worked Cleare and Layman hard and were able to reel in both top 50 prospects. Toss in local talent Seth Allen and the Terps are rolling
Shaquille Cleare (37)
Jake Layman (41)
Seth Allen

7 Oklahoma State

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Oklahoma State class: Travis Ford pulled a major coup picking up Marcus Smart and his teammate Phil Forte. Smart is the ultimate winner, while Forte is a lights out shooter. Kamari Murphy is a guy that really built his rep during the summer as well
Marcus Smart (14)
Phil Forte
Kamari Murphy
Adam Wing

8 Pittsburgh

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Pittsburgh class: The emergence of Steven Adams has Pitt firmly in the top five, but they also have a lead guard with winning attributes in James Robinson
Steven Adams (7)
James Robinson (93)

9 Villanova

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Villanova class: Nova finds itself in the top five because of a pair of top 50 recruits. Ochefu is an improving and active big man, while Arcidiacono knows how to run a team
Daniel Ochefu (45)
Ryan Arcidiacono (48)

10 Houston

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Houston class: James Dickery has Houston fans fired up. A pair of top 100 prospects will stay at home and play for the Cougars. Danuel House is a potential All-American, while Knowles is an improving big man
Danuel House (27)
Danrad Knowles (71)

11 Virginia

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Virginia class: With three top 100 prospects, Virginia is firmly in the top 10. Anderson is a high level athlete, Nolte is a knockdown shooter and Tobey is an improving big man
Justin Anderson (60)
Evan Nolte (79)
Mike Tobey (94)

12 Florida

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Florida class: Ogbueze is a scoring lead guard with plenty of talent, while Frazier will provide help on the wing with his long range stroke
Braxton Ogbueze (39)
Michael Frazier (87)
Dillon Graham

13 Wake Forest

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Wake Forest class: Wake Forest recognized Miller-McIntrye's and Rountree's talent early on and it paid off. Throw in Washington and it's a solid three-man group
Codi Miller-McIntyre (67)
Aaron Rountree (85)
Andre Washington
Devin Thomas

14 North Carolina

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
North Carolina class: In a class that lacks depth at the PG spot, pulling in one of the best is a plus and that's what UNC did. Tokoto brings athleticism to the table as well
Marcus Paige (29)
J.P. Tokoto (86)

15 Duke

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Duke class: Duke has had some good guards in recent years and this year they'll add another five-star guard that shoots it at a high level from behind the stripe
Rasheed Sulaimon (10)


Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
UCLA class: UCLA was able to reel in one of the most improved lead guards guard in the 2011 class -- Dominic Artis -- as well as pick up a major scoring threat in Jordan Adams
Dominic Artis (63)
Jordan Adams (73)

17 Michigan State

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Michigan State class: With a pair of top 100 prospects, MSU finds it self in the top 15. Costello is a skilled post, while Kaminski is an impressive long range threat
Matt Costello (81)
Kenny Kaminski (95)
Denzel Valentine

18 Xavier

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Xavier class: Semaj Christon is a big get for Xavier coach Chris Mack, but he's rounding out his class with Davis, Reynolds and Farr, who are all solid pick ups
Semaj Christon (57)
Myles Davis
Jalen Reynolds
James Farr

19 Purdue

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Purdue class: Ronnie Johnson is the headliner, but Simpson has plenty of talenta nd upside, while Davis brings scoring to the table
Ronnie Johnson (76)
Jay Simpson
Raphael Davis

20 Mississippi State

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Mississippi State class: Mississippi State is usually successful recruiting the south and this year is no different. Ware is the top recruit, but Thomas, Gray and Sword have strong reps in the south too
Gavin Ware (98)
Josh Gray
Fred Thomas
Craig Sword

HONORABLE MENTION: Auburn, Butler, Colorado, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Iowa, Iowa State, Marquette, Michigan, Notre Dame, St. John's, UNLV.

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