Updated 2013 Class Rankings

The Florida Gators check in at No. 1 in the updated 2013 recruiting class rankings, while Kansas, Michigan, Marquette and North Carolina close out the top 5.

2013 Top Recruiting ClassesNotable Recruits / Scout Rankings
1 Florida

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Florida class: Florida's 2013 class is starting to take shape. Billy Donovan already has a pair of top 10 recruits, plus a solid three-star big man. Look for the Gators to swing for the fences with their last few scholarships.
Kasey Hill (6)
Chris Walker (7)
Schuyler Rimmer

2 Kansas

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Kansas class: Bill Self is off to a great start in 2013. His future backcourt consists of Brannen Greene and Conner Frankamp. Both are lights out shooters from behind the three-point stripe.
Brannen Greene (28)
Conner Frankamp (44)

3 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 (43)
Zak Irvin (62)
Mark Donnall (80)
Austin Hatch

4 Marquette

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Marquette class: Marquette's three commitments all fit Buzz William's system and what he wants to do. Burton and McKay are dynamic athletes, while Wilson is a tremendous scorer.
Deonte Burton (52)
Duane Wilson (68)
Jameel McKay

5 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 (17)
Nate Britt (67)

6 Louisville

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Louisville class: The Cards have two talented guards headed to campus next year. Gill is a high level scorer, while Rozier, who is doing a post-graduate year, is an athlete that fits Louisville's system well.
Anton Gill (26)
Terry Rozier (80)

7 Indiana

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Indiana class: Stan Robinson is the signature recruit in 2013 for Tom Crean, but Luke Fischer has some upside and at 6-10 will help IU in the post.
Stan Robinson (56)
Luke Fischer
Devin Davis
Colin Hartman

8 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 10 class.
Kendall Stephens (63)
Bryson Scott (85)
Basil Smotherman


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 (69)
Nick Emery (87)
Braiden Shaw
Jakob Hartstock

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 (13)

11 Iowa State

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Iowa State class: Fred Hoiberg is working on one of his best classes. Matt Thomas is arguably the top shooter in the country, while Monte Morris is a quality combo guard that can score it or create for teammates.
Matt Thomas (55)
Monte Morris (77)

12 Notre Dame

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Notre Dame class: V.J. Beachem can help Notre Dame from the jump with his ability to shoot from long range, while Steve Vasturia is a veratile forward that is skilled and can shoot it. Both are top 100 prospects.
V.J. Beachem (61)
Steve Vasturia (87)

13 Alabama

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Alabama class: Two top 100 recruits is a great way to start a class. Jimmie Taylor and Shannon Hale will help boost 'Bama's post play.
Jimmie Taylor (60)
Shannon Hale (95)

14 Xavier

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Xavier class: If Thomas was in HS he'd be a five-star prospect. He's a tremendous scorer and could be a major difference maker from the perimeter for Xavier.
Chris Thomas (JUCO)


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 and a combo guard that has UCLA off to a great start in 2013.
Zach Lavine (24)

16 Duke

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Duke class: Duke loves shooters and Matt Jones is one of the best in the 2013 class. He shot over 50-percent in the EYBL and is a knockdown guy in catch and shoot situations.
Matt Jones (27)

17 Georgia Tech

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Georgia Tech class: With his brother Stacey Poole already at Georgia Tech, it shouldn't be a surprise to see his brother Solomon join him. An athlete, the younger Poole is a top 10 PG in the 2013 class.
Solomon Poole (34)

18 Texas A&M

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Texas A&M class: While most think he'll play football in college, if Billy Kennedy can steal him for some games on the basketball court it'd be a major plus.
Derrick Griffin (35)


Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
UNLV class: Christian Wood has some serious upside. At 6-9, he runs the floor well, is a very good athlete and shoots the ball extremely well from three. UNLV is off to a great start in 2013.
Christian Wood (41)

20 West Virginia

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
West Virginia class: Elijah Macon reclassified to the 2013 class and is a solid top 75 prospect. Adrian and Watkins are solid three-star recruits.
Elijah Macon (66)
Nathan Adrian
Brandon Watkins

21 Illinois

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Illinois class: Malcolm Hill was committed to the last staff, but John Groce and company kept him on board, plus they added 6-8 big man Maverick Morgan.
Malcolm Hill (65)
Maverick Morgan

22 South Florida

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
South Florida class: John Egbunu surprised many at NBPA camp and after a strong July, he moved his way up to No. 51 overall. He can be a major difference maker at USF.
John Egbunu (51)
Drew Davis

23 Seton Hall

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Seton Hall class: Seton Hall has 5-foot-6 lead guard Aquille Carr locked up. He may be small, but he's as fast as any guard in the class and is a heck of an athlete.
Aquille Carr (58)

24 Ohio State

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Ohio State class: A long, versatile combo forward, Loving was an early commit to Ohio State. He's a top 100 prospect and someone that is effective shooting the ball from the outside.
Marc Loving (59)

25 Harvard

Evan Daniels' Class Notes:
Harvard class: Harvard's first top 100 commit -- Zena Edosomwan -- reclassified just so he could play at Harvard. That's a big deal. He's an instant impact guy for Tommy Amaker.
Zena Edosomwan (70)
Noah Allen

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