Scout Top 100: Louisville Targets

Cardinal Authority takes a look at the Louisville commitments and recruiting targets in the newly updated Scout.com ratings for the Class of 2014.

Scout.com has released an updated list of the Top 100 prospects for the Class of 2014 and Louisville's two commitments for the class are both listed among the top 40.

Louisville Ballard guard Quentin Snider checks in at No.29. Rated as a high four-star, Snider is listed as the nation's No.7 point guard.

Forward Shaqquan Aaron of Seattle (Wash) Rainier Beach is ranked No.36 and the No.12 overall small forward.

The Cardinals are also in on a number of the '14 Top 100 prospects, including three in the top 10.

Rated as the top power forward in the class, Trey Lyles (6'9) of Indianapolis (Ind) Arsenal Technical is No.4. Lyles lists Butler, Duke, Florida, Kentucky, Louisville and UCLA.

A pair of centers, Myles Turner (7'0) of Euless (Tex) Trinity and Chicago (Ill) Curie's Cliff Alexander (6'9) are also top 10 rated prospects. Turner's list of scholarship offers include Arizona, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, USC, among others. Alexander recently claimed a top ten of Arizona, Baylor, DePaul, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, Memphis and Michigan State.

In-Depth with Brian Snow
Scout.com National Recruiting Analyst Brian Snow provides more of an in-depth look at the Louisville commitments and targets in the newly released Top 100.

"The two strong four-star commitments are just part of the story. Louisville is after some of the bigger risers and top rated guys in the country."

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Five-star point guard Jaquan Lyle (6'4) of Evansville (Ind) Bosse has visited Louisville several times, including earlier this month. Rated No.12 overall and the No.3 point guard, he recently trimmed his list of schools to Florida, Indiana, Louisville and Tennessee.

Checking in at No.17 in the Top 100 is Isaiah Whitehead (6'4) of Brooklyn (NY) Lincoln. Ranked as the No.2 shooting guard in the land, Whitehead's list of schools include Louisville, Minnesota, St.John's, Syracuse and UCLA.

Louisville began expressing an interest in forward Kelly Oubre (6'7) during the spring and the Cardinals are in the mix. The Henderson (Nev) Findlay prospect is listed at No.28 overall and the No.9 small forward. Arizona, Connecticut, Georgetown, Kansas, LSU, Michigan, Michigan State, Texas and UCLA are also involved.

Forward Devin Robinson (6'8) Christchurch (Va) School was the state's Division II Player of the Year last season and has over a dozen scholarship offers. Rated at No.30, Robinson holds offers from Auburn, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Notre Dame, Western Kentucky and others.

Rounding out Louisville targets among the Top 50 are guard Brandone Francis at No.45 and center Elbert Robinson at No.47. Francis (6'4) of Jacksonville (Fla) Arlington recently named Florida and Louisville as two that stand out, while Robinson (6'11) of Garland (Tex) Lakeview lists Alabama, Florida, Kansas, Louisville, Ohio State, Texas and others.

Louisville is also expressing an interest in No.62 Zylan Cheatham, a forward from Phoenix (AZ) Westwind Academy. In addition to the interest from the Cardinals, Cheatham, a 6'7 wing, holds over 25 scholarship offers.

At No. 65 is Jalen Lindsey (6'7) Huntington (WV) Prep. Lindsey has visited Louisville multiple times and continues to receive interest from the U of L coaching staff. Rated as the nation's No.17 small forward, Lindsey holds offers from Florida, Ohio State, Tennessee and others.

Click here to check out the entire Scout.com Top 100 for 2014


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