Top 10 Available Senior Players

We know guys like Malik Hairston and Robert Dozier will be on someone's campus next year. However, some of the best available seniors in 2004 still need to tighten up their academics or risk spending a year in prep school.

Malik Hairston has the spotlight all to himself at this point. He's the highest-rated available player on our board and the only one of the top three who hasn't mentioned the letters N-B-A publicly.

Of the Top 10 best available seniors, no less than half of them come with academic question marks which is bad news for colleges desperately seeking size and talent this time of the year. Top 10 Available Seniors
1SF Malik Hairston6-6/185(Renaissance) Detroit, MI
Get in line: OSU, Kansas, UCLA, Michigan, OU, UNC want him
2C Randolph Morris6-10/265(Landmark) Fairburn, GA
Ga Tech or UK? Can he resist the lure of easy NBA money?
3SF/PF Tello Palacios6-8/245(Our Savior) Centereach, NY
Once he starts taking visits the real contenders will emerge
4C Andray Blatche6-10/215(Henninger) Syracuse, NY
probably headed to prep school but we told you he was a good one
5SF/PF Robert Dozier6-8/190(Lithonia) Lithonia, GA
Georgia or bust? FSU, NC State and Miami would like a shot at him
6SG Demetrius Green6-3/195(Lexington Catholic) Lexington, KY
could be prep-school bound but he'll be a high-major in the future
7SG Tyree Evans6-2/180(George Wythe) Richmond, VA
academics likely will dictate a stint at prep school (Hargrave?)
8SG/SF Jamarcus Ellis6-5/185(Westinghouse) Chicago, IL
jack of all trades guard has had one heckuva senior season; academics?
9PF Hatila DeSouza6-9/225(Laurinburg Institute) Laurinburg, NC
if it's rebounding, running the floor and blocking shots, he's your guy
10PF Walter Sharpe6-9/220(Parker) Birmingham, AL
extremely talented on the offensive end because of size and skill

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