Hoop It Up

The Class of 2004 has some prospects in it. Since the Final Four, myself and <!--Default NodeId For Tracy Pierson is 804086,2004-->Tracy Pierson have covered well over a dozen major events. We've had our eyes on these prospects more than any other scouting service, website, newspaper, you know name it. Ask around, we're not scouting from VCR tapes, we're seeing these prospects up close.

We've seen some guys play their way into the Top 50 and others who might have played their way out. Movement is the constant theme of this list. Because a prospect isn't on it right now doesn't mean he won't be later and vice versa. Actually, trimming this list down to 50 was an arduous task. Deserving players routinely get left out of the mix. However, they control their destiny. Folks, July is upon us and this is the month prospects make their move. So, without further delay, here's our Pre-Summer Top 50!
RkPosNameHT/WTCommit School
1CDwight Howard (SW Atlanta Christian) Atlanta , GA6-10/225
2PGShaun Livingston (Peoria Central) Peoria , IL6-6/175
3PFAl Jefferson (Prentiss) Prentiss, MS6-9/265Arkansas
4PFLamarcus Aldridge (Seagoville) Dallas , TX6-11/225Texas
5PGSebastian Telfair (Lincoln) Brooklyn, NY5-11/165
6PF/SFMarvin Williams (Bremerton) Bremerton, WA6-8/205
7CGlen Davis (LSU University Lab) Baton Rouge, LA6-8/325
8SFMalik Hairston (Renaissance) Detroit, MI6-5/185
9PFD.J. White (Hillcrest) Tuscaloosa , AL6-9/230
10SFJosh Smith (McEachern) Powder Springs, GA6-8/205
11PFMike Williams (Wilcox Central) Camden, AL6-8/225Texas
12SGJoe Crawford (Renaissance) Detroit, MI6-4/205Michigan
13PGDaniel Gibson (Jesse Jones) Houston, TX6-3/180Texas
14SG/SFJ.R. Smith (St. Benedict's) Elizabeth, NJ6-5/210
15CGreg Stiemsma (Randolph) Randolph, WI6-11/210Wisconsin
16CRobert Swift (Highland) Bakersfield , CA7-0/230Southern Cal
17SG/PGDarius Washington (Edgewater) Orlando, FL6-0/170Memphis
18CAlexander Kaun (Florida Air Academy) Melbourne, FL6-10/240
19PFBrian Johnson (Bishop O'Connell) Arlington, VA6-9/235
20PGJordan Farmar (Taft) Woodland Hills, CA6-2/170UCLA
21CRandolph Morris (Landmark) Fairburn , GA6-11/250
22PFTello Palacios (Our Savior Lutheran) Centereach, NY 6-8/245
23SF/PFRudy Gay (Archbishop Spalding) Severn, MD6-8/205
24SG/PGA.J. Price (Amityville) Amityville, NY 6-1/170
25SGDeMarcus Nelson (Sheldon) Sacramento, CA6-3/190Duke
26SFRoy Bright (Mount Zion) Durham, NC6-5/205
27PFMarquise Gray (Beecher) Flint, MI6-7/195Michigan State
28SF/PFShawne Williams (Hamilton) Memphis, TN 6-8/200
29SGArron Afflalo (Centennial) Compton, CA6-5/190UCLA
30SGIsaiah Swann (Hargrave Military ) Chatham, VA6-2/185
31CSteven Hill (Branson) Branson, MO6-11/235Arkansas
32PGKyle Lowry (Cardinal Dougherty) Philadephia, PA5-11/180
33SFCorey Brewer (Portland) Portland, TN 6-7/180
34SGJawann McClellan (Milby) Houston, TX6-5/200Arizona
35PFRa'Sean Dickey (Marlboro County) Marlboro City, SC6-9/230
36PFCedric Simmons (West Brunswick) Shallotte, NC6-10/225NC State
37SFDion Dowell (Texas City) Texas City, TX6-6/200Texas
38SGRobert Vaden (Pike) Indianapolis, IN6-4/185Indiana
39PGJosh Wright (Proctor) Utica, NY6-1/170
40PFJames Gist (Good Counsel) Wheaton, MD6-8/215Maryland
41SGJason Rich (Lake Highland Prep) Orlando, FL6-2/180
42PF/CMohamed Tangara (Mount Zion) Durham, NC6-9/230
43SGRussell Robinson (Rice) Manhattan, NY6-2/180
44PGJason Horton (Cedar Hill) Cedar Hill, TX6-0/170
45SGJames Hardy (Elmhurst) Fort Wayne, IN6-6/190Indiana
46SGAlbert Webber (Mount Zion) Durham, NC6-3/170Alabama
47CKalen Grimes (Hazelwood) St. Louis, MO6-8/255
48PF/CJermaine Bell (IMG Academy) Bradenton, FL6-11/210St. John's
49PFDayshaun Wright (Fowler) Syracuse, NY6-6/235
50SG/PGA.J. Ratliff (North Central) Indianapolis, IN6-3/175

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