Bossi's Phat Phifty for 2005

After several changes and plenty of indecision, here it is my early top 50 for the class of 2005. Keep in mind that it is still a bit early and there are plenty of kids out there who either haven't emerged or I just haven't had a good enough look at them to feel comfortable ranking them. In other words, there are sure to be some major changes between now and next fall.

As always, this list is done for fun and is in no way meant to slight anybody and should not be taken as gospel. If you have any questions, comments or thoughts regarding the list take them to the message board or send me an email at eric_bossi@yahoo.com .

  1. Brandon Rush, 6-6 WG/WF, Durham (NC) Mt. Zion
  2. Tyler Hansbrough, 6-9 BF, Poplar Bluff (MO) High
  3. Tasmin Mitchell, 6-7 BF, Denham Springs (LA) High
  4. Martell Webster, 6-6 WG/WF, Seattle (WA) Prep
  5. Andre McGee, 5-10 PG, Moreno Valley (CA) Canyon Springs
  6. Keith Brumbaugh, 6-8 WF, Deland (FL) High
  7. Amir Johnson, 6-9 BF/C, Los Angeles (CA) Westchester
  8. Theo Davis, 6-10 C, Bayside (NY) Cardozo
  9. Richard Hendrix, 6-7 BF, Athens (AL) High
  10. Monta Ellis, 6-2 WG, Jackson (MS) Lanier
  11. Eric Boateng, 6-10 C, Middletown (DE) St. Andrew's
  12. Julian Wright, 6-7 WF, Flossmoor (IL) Homewood
  13. Louis Williams, 6-2 WG, Snellville (GA) South Gwinnett
  14. Josh McRoberts, 6-9 BF, Carmel (IN) High- DUKE
  15. Tyler Smith, 6-5 WF, Pulaski (TN) Giles County
  16. Luke Zeller, 6-10 BF/C, Washington (IN) High
  17. Marcus Ginyard, 6-4 WG/PG, Arlington (VA) Bishop O'Connell- UNC
  18. Greg Paulus, 6-2 PG, Syracuse (NY) Christian Brothers- DUKE
  19. Mario Chalmers, 6-1 PG, Anchorage (AK) Bartlett
  20. Magnum Rolle, 6-9 BF/WF, Freeport (Bahamas)
  21. Leo Criswell, 6-9 BF/WF, Kansas City (KS) Piper
  22. Eric Price, 6-2 PG, Blairstown (NJ) Blair Academy
  23. Cassan Breeden, 6-7 WF/BF, Bennettsville (SC) Marlboro County
  24. K.C. Rivers, 6-3 PG/WG, Mouth Of Wilson (VA) Oak Hill Academy
  25. Yamene Coleman, 6-9 BF, Camden (AL) Wilcox Central
  26. Joey Cameron, 6-9 BF, Calere (AL) High- CLEMSON
  27. RouSean Cromwell, 6-9 BF/C, Memphis (TN) Fairley
  28. Kashif Watson, 6-2 PG, Las Vegas (NV) Bishop Gorman
  29. Joe Krabbenhoft, 6-7 WF, Sioux Falls (SD) Roosevelt
  30. Tiki Mayben, 6-2 PG, Troy (NY) High
  31. Ryan Ayers, 6-5 WG, Fort Washington (PA) Germantown Academy
  32. Byron Eaton, 5-10 PG, Dallas (TX) Lincoln
  33. Bryan Harvey, 6-6 WF, Compton (CA) Dominguez
  34. Marcus Williams, 6-6 WG/WF, Seattle (WA) Roosevelt
  35. Harvey Hale, 6-4 PG/WG, Albuquerque (NM) Rio Grande
  36. A.J. Abrams, 5-9 PG, Austin (TX) McNeil- TEXAS
  37. Mike Freeman, 6-8 BF, Rockville (MD) Montrose Christian
  38. Jamaal Boykin, 6-7 BF/WF, Los Angeles (CA) Fairfax
  39. Harvey Perry Jr., 6-5 PG/WG, Las Vegas (NV) Cheyenne
  40. Marcus Johnson, 6-6 WF, Los Angeles (CA) Westchester
  41. Josh Thornton, 6-1 PG, Camden (DE) Caesar Rodney
  42. Davon Jefferson, 6-7 BF/WF, Lynwood (CA) High
  43. Jerel McNeal, 6-2 WG, Country Club Hills (IL) Hillcrest
  44. Chris Douglas-Roberts, 6-4 PG/WG, Detroit (MI) Cass Tech
  45. Kyle Spain, 6-5 WF/WG, Newark (CA) Memorial
  46. Lawrence Hill, 6-7 WF/BF, Glendale (AZ) Deer Valley
  47. Marcus Landry, 6-7 BF/WF, Milwaukee (WI) Vincent
  48. Eric Devendorf, 6-3 WG, Bay City (MI) Central- MICHIGAN STATE
  49. David Palmer, 6-8 BF, Antioch (TN) High
  50. Shane Clark, 6-8 BF, Philadelphia (PA) Cardinal Dougherty- VILLANOVA

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