And while all three prospects moved from their original spots, none of the three added or dropped in terms of star ranking, nor saw a huge leap or plummet.
The biggest mover was point guard Javan Felix, who dropped from the No. 80 spot in the top 100 to the No. 91 spot. Felix was the Class 5A player of the year in Louisiana, helping to lead St. Augustine to a 35-4 record and a second consecutive trip to the state title game. Felix sacrificed his scoring, averaging under 10 points per game, to focus more on his playmaking and setting up teammates. It paid off with a 10-0 league record.
The other prospect to drop was five-star center Cameron Ridley, who fell just two positions from No. 9 overall to No. 11. Ridley's drop didn't have much to do with his play, as he averaged 21.5 points, 15.2 rebounds and 5.3 blocks per game in leading Richmond Bush High School to a 25-5 record. He also showed well at two all-star games, scoring 12 points, grabbing nine rebounds and blocking two shots in the McDonald's All-America Game and then winning MVP honors for the West squad in the All-American Championship after scoring 16 points. Instead, Ridley's small drop had more to do with the elevating of two players — Kentucky signee Alex Poythress and Arizona signee Grant Jerrett — whose stock was on the rise.
Prince Ibeh saw his stock go up slightly, from No. 59 nationally to No. 52. The raw offensive prospect scored just 8.5 points per game, but grabbed 8.4 rebounds per game and blocked almost five shots per contest. He paced Naaman Forest to a 29-8 season and the state semifinals, falling to eventual champion Flower Mound Marcus. Ibeh showed his potential during a five-game string from late-January through early February, scoring 14.4 points, grabbing 11.2 rebounds and blocking 5.6 shots per game. Not coincidentally, Naaman Forest won all five contests.