Final 2014 Top 100

Jahlil Okafor and Emmanuel Mudiay close out their high school careers as the top two prospects in the 2014 class. Who else made the final top 100?


Jahlil Okafor held off strong competition and finishes No. 1 in the 2014 final player rankings.

The Duke signee had a strong close to his high school career with impressive showings at the McDonald's All-American festivities, the Jordan Brand game and the Nike Hoop Summit game.

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* Rankings Report: Florida
* Rankings Report: Duke
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* Rankings Report: Indiana
Okafor, a 6-foot-10, 270-pound center, is arguably the top post scorer in high school since DeMarcus Cousins. He has a variety of moves on the block, including a go-to hook. He has very good touch and is also a shot maker to mid-range.

Future SMU guard Emmanuel Mudiay, who was considered for the top spot, closes out his high school career ranked No. 2 overall.

Mudiay showed flashes of dominance during his senior season at Dallas (Tex.) Prime Prep. At 6-foot-4, Mudiay has elite physical tools at the point guard position. He impresses with his vision, ability to slice his way to the basket and is a very good scorer from mid-range and in.

After an impressive senior season at Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei, Stanley Johnson, an Arizona signee, makes his way from No. 7 to No. 3 in the final rankings.

Johnson's improvement since his freshman season has been evident. His ball skills and long-range shooting went from weaknesses to strengths by the end of his high school career. Johnson, who has a reputation as a hard worker, is a strong, powerful wing that has terrific body control and can score in a variety of ways.

The biggest mover of the players in the top 10 is Kentucky signee Karl Towns, as he jumped from No. 11 to No. 4 overall.

Towns closed out his time in high school in the best shape of his career and on the upswing. The 7-foot, 250-pounder has a standing reach of 9'5" and is turning into a good rim protector. Offensively, Towns is versatile, as he's able to make jump shots to 22-feet, but he's also developing his moves on the block and is a very good passer from the block and the high post.

Texas signee Myles Turner, a 7-footer out of Euless (Tex.) Trinity, is No. 5 in the final rankings.

Turner is arguably the top shot blocker in the 2014 class. He has impressive length (7'3.5"), timing and anticipation from a shot blocking standpoint. He's also a very good shooter that can consistently make threes.

Mudiay finishes No. 2
The active, athletic and aggressive Cliff Alexander checks in at No. 6.

A standout at Chicago (Ill.) Curie, Alexander had a terrific senior season. The 6-foot-8 center plays with aggression and is probably the best rebounder in the 2014 class. Alexander is tough and a very good athlete that plays above the rim.

After Alexander, Kelly Oubre, Rashad Vaughn, Tyus Jones and Justin Jackson close out's final 2014 top 10.

The updated list includes 11 newcomers. Elijah Stewart is the highest rated at No. 40. Wolfeboro (N.H.) Brewster guard Devonte Graham was just behind Stewart at 41.

The other eight newcomers are Malik Marquetti (No. 61), Cody Martin (No. 66), D.J. Wilson (No. 67), Ronnie Harrell (No. 73), Justin Bibbs (No. 74), Chandler Hutchinson (No. 89), Temarcus Blanton (No. 90), Edmond Sumner (No. 96) and Tra Holder (No. 97).

Outside of the new players on the list, the biggest riser in the rankings was UCLA signee Thomas Welsh. He jumped from No. 45 up to No. 17 overall.

We awarded five-stars to international standout Dante Exum, plus four-stars to Michal Cekovsky, who is headed to Maryland, and Dusan Ristic, an Arizona signee.

There are 18 players ranked outside of the top 100 that were rated as four-star prospects.


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