CLASS OF 2008 (51-100)

Rank  Player  Pos  Ht  Wt  High School  Commitment  Comments 
51 Anthony Jones

PF 6-10 195 Houston, TX Jack Yates BAYLOR Skilled, long and lean, uses sweet jumper around perimeter, and as he gets stronger his stock will continue to rise.
52 Dequan Jones

SG 6-5 195 Marietta, GA Wheeler MIAMI High flying wing, really burst onto scene this summer, flat out creates highlights at the rim with the best in the class. Has really improved his jumpshot. Unbelievable potential - could become Top 50 or even 25.
53 D.J. Seely

SG 6-4 180 Modesto, CA Christian CALIFORNIA Solid wing guard has the ability to nail the three or score on you with either hand going to the hoop. Finishes well in traffic. Physical and strong.
54 Kris Joseph

WF 6-7 190 Washington, DC Archbishop Carroll SYRACUSE Combo forward has ability to play the three quickness-wise and is comfortable around the basket now. Will mature into a solid Big East small forward down the road.
55 Sean Mosely

WF 6-6 205 Baltimore, MD St. Francis MARYLAND Slasher, driver, finishes at the hoop with the best in the class. Really improved his jumper. Could be an impact wing for the Terrapins.
56 Olek Czyz

PF 6-8 220 Reno, NV DUKE One of the biggest surprises of spring and summer. Athletic and physical insider has European skills facing the basket but really utilizes his 40-inch vertical around the basket.
57 Henry Sims

C 6-10 220 Baltimore, MD Mt. St. Joseph’s GEORGETOWN Slimmed down big man really impressed with his ability to run the floor, block shots and used his touch to finish around the basket. Will be a pleasant surprise for the Hoyas.
58 Larry Drew

PG 6-1 170 Woodland Hills, CA Taft NORTH CAROLINA Consummate point guard, does great job setting up others, has quickness, sees the court, can knock down the three when needed, will be a solid floor general for all the Tar Heels' horses.
59 Kenny Frease

C 6-11 225 Massillon, OH Perry XAVIER Athletic big man, runs the floor very well, sometimes floats a little too much to perimeter. When on the blocks, he's at his best and score with either hand.
60 Marcus Morris

PF 6-8 210 Pennsauken, N.J. Apex Academy KANSAS Really improved his perimeter skills to go with his athleticism. A guy who can become an NBA-type small forward in time. Twice de-committed from Memphis.
61 Scott Suggs

SG 6-5 190 Washington, MO WASHINGTON Smooth, triple position player that shoots the three to set it all up. Long, lean, defends, sweet all-around game.
62 Yancey Gates

C 6-9 235 Cincinnati, OH Withrow CINCINNATI Strong, physical inside presence who has knack for finishing around the hoop. Runs floor well, hits the boards, struggles on defense some when handling bigger posts, could become one of Big East's best low post prospects.
63 Matt Simpkins

PF 6-9 235 Lenoir, NC Patterson School MEMPHIS Can fill it up from perimeter and really tough when he goes to the blocks. Floats out to wing a little too much but balancing his game will raise his stock.
64 Steve Tchiengang

PF 6-8 230 Montverde, FL Academy VANDERBILT Has all the athletic gifts, crashes the boards, finishes with authority around the hoop, could be a real surprise in college as game expands to perimeter.
65 Chris Braswell

PF 6-9 210 Chatham, VA Hargrave Military GEORGETOWN Long, athletic, good quickness, nice facing skills, tends to play a little soft and hang on the perimeter. This summer he did show a little more nastiness and went to the glass. He'll need it with the Hoyas.
66 Kevin Jones

WF 6-7 205 Mount Vernon, NY WEST VIRGINIA Bouncy combo forward has really improved his 17-footer that’s really made him a threat. Continues to improve and a definite backyard priority in the East.
67 Terrance Henry

PF 6-9 190 Monroe, LA Carroll OLE MISS Thin but very athletic forward, has a sweet jumper off the dribble around the arc. Uses his length to finish at the rim, good help side shot blocker and may be just scratching the surface.
68 Augustus Gilchrist

C 6-10 235 Temple Hills, MD Progressive Christian MARYLAND Really slimmed down, mobility has improved and so has ability to score. Blocks shots and runs the floor. Former Virginia Tech commit.
69 Korie Lucious

PG 5-11 165 Milwaukee, WI Pius X MICHIGAN STATE Solid point, delivers the ball, excellent explosion to the hoop, makes others better and will make teammates smile in Spartan country.
70 Matt Gatens

SG 6-4 200 Iowa City, IA City High IOWA Tough, hard-nosed, knocks down the three, makes the big pass in the open floor. A winner who will help program build.
71 Laron Dendy

WF 6-8 190 Greer, SC Athletic combo forward has come a long way as strength has blossomed this last year. Can really finish in traffic. May become Class of 2007 and head to JUCO.
72 Matt Humphrey

SG 6-5 180 Chicago, IL Hales Franciscan OREGON One of the best shooters in the class. Lefty can create with dribble drive, sometimes relies too much on jumper but will definitely be solid for Ducks as a freshman.
73 Nasir Robinson

WF 6-5 215 Chester, PA PITTSBURGH Rebounding machine, tough, hard-nosed, runs the floor, finishes off the dribble, needs to improve perimeter skills because he'll eventually have to become a small forward.
74 Mark McLaughlin

SG 6-3 170 Kenmore, WA Inglemoor NEVADA Burst onto summer scene with a bang. Shooter who can pull up or hit from deep. A Pac-10 priority originally committed to Washington State.
75 Renaldo Woolridge

WF 6-7 200 North Hollywood, CA Harvard-Westlake TENNESSEE Lanky wing is a streaky shooter from the arc, but when he's on he has a Top 50 game. He can create the dribble drive and finish with either hand at the hoop. Creates highlights on the baseline catching the oop pass and is a threat to drive or pass in the transition game. Just starting to reach his potential bloodlines promise. Father is Orlando of NBA fame.
76 Tyrese Breshers

PF 6-7 220 Los Angeles, CA Price WASHINGTON Slasher/driver, finishes at the hoop, can defend the wing and dominate the glass. First committed to Miami (FL).
77 Ray Shipman

SG 6-4 190 Miami, FL Pace FLORIDA One of the pleasant surprises of the summer and really got better since December's City of the Palms. Improved handle and perimeter game to make him a solid pickup for Florida.
78 Ralph Sampson Jr.

C 6-11 210 Huntsville, AL Butler MINNESOTA No one improved more in front court than he did this past year. Added strength, much more aggressive, always had good facing skills but now has ability to finish around the hoop.
79 Courtney Fortson

PG 6-2 175 Lenoir, NC Patterson School ARKANSAS Backs down from no one. A winner who will make a difference at the next level. Tough, hard-nosed floor general.
80 John Brandenburg

C 6-10 220 St. Louis, MO DeSmet VIRGINIA Physical inside scorer who doesn't back down on the blocks and on the board. Gets it done the old fashioned way. He outworks you.
81 Elston Turner

SG 6-4 185 Roseville, CA WASHINGTON Really lit it up from perimeter this summer. Surprises with consistency on jumper and could be a sleeper in the Pac-10.
82 Markieff Morris

PF 6-8 210 Pennsauken, N.J. Apex Academy KANSAS Solid inside presence who can face to 15-foot or roll to the block and score. Not as athletic as flashy as his brother but very productive. Twice de-committed from Memphis.
83 Andrew Steele

PG 6-3 195 Birmingham, AL Carroll ALABAMA Combo who can run the point in a pinch, excellent open court passer who has range to three. Follows his brother Ron to Alabama.
84 Anthony Booker

PF 6-8 205 Florissant, MO McCluer North SOUTHERN ILLINOIS Big surprise this summer. Long, athletic power man, scores around hoop with great quicks and a potential League MVP in the Missouri Valley.
85 Jared Berggren

C 6-10 240 Princeton, MN WISCONSIN Solid big man who knows how to use his feet on the blocks, scorers with either hand, fits in with physical type play he'll face in the Big Ten.
86 Allan Chaney

PF 6-9 220 New London, CT FLORIDA Skilled big man, blew up this summer, can score from 18-feet or roll to the block, has great hands and finishes with regularity. Could be a real surprise in the class with added strength to his frame.
87 Lance Goulbourne

PF 6-8 210 Princeton, NJ Hun VANDERBILT Athletic combo forward has tools to move to the wing early in college. Knows how to score around the basket and has an ever-improving jumper that will take his game to the perimeter.
88 Anthony Crater

PG 6-2 165 Wolfboro, NH Brewster Academy OHIO STATE Solid combo can knock down the perimeter jumper or create off the dribble. Sees the floor well and is a solid passer.
89 Phillip Jurick

C 6-9 245 Chattanooga, TN East Ridge TENNESSEE Mechanical big man finds ways to get it done. Willing to outwork opponents to get victories.
90 Isaiah Thomas

PG 5-8 160 South Kent, CT School WASHINGTON High-scoring combo, showed he can do the job at the point this summer more than we've seen in the past. Led NBPA Camp in assists. Biggest question is will he run the point? Scoring is not the problem.
91 Phillip McDonald

SG 6-5 195 Houston, TX Cypress Springs NEW MEXICO Rising wing has really improved his jumper from the perimeter and his ability to score off the dribble. Has developed an intermediate game that could keep him rising in the winter.
92 Delwan Graham

PF 6-6 210 Dunwoody, GA LSU Tough kid, finds ways to score on the baseline, not flashy and gets it done with hard work and athleticism.
93 Murphy Holloway

WF 6-7 185 Irmo, SC Dutch Folk Long, lean and very skilled wing can knock down the jumper and create the dribble drive. Could be a real surprise at the next level.
94 Deividas Dulkys

SG 6-3 180 Henderson, NV Findlay Prep FLORIDA STATE Sweet shooting wing, great basketball IQ, can knock it down from deep. As strength improves, he'll rise in the class. Unknown before the summer.
95 Dash Harris

PG 6-0 170 Montverde, FL Academy TEXAS A&M Really quick open court point who delivers the rock as well as anyone in the class. Improved off the dribble in the half court and in time becomes a solid college floor general. He's a winner.
96 Justin Brownlee

WF 6-7 205 Loganville, GA Covenant Christian Can fill it up from deep. As dribble drive improves his stock will rise, but no doubt he's one of the best shooters in the class.
97 Eshaunte Jones

SG 6-4 180 Chatham, VA Hargrave Military OREGON STATE Fills it up from deep and a solid passer. Originally committed to Indiana before re-classifying.
98 Rashanti Harris

C 6-9 225 Columbus, MS New Hope Fast rising big man can board, score around the hoop, and run the floor like a deer. All about his athleticism right now.
99 Draymond Green

PF 6-7 225 Saginaw, MI MICHIGAN STATE Physical, tough rebounder who crashes the board with a presence, loves to post people up.
100 Brad Tinsley

SG 6-3 190 Oregon City, OR PEPPERDINE Skilled combo guard who will run the point in a pinch or slip to the shooting guard spot where he can knock down the three. Ability to play both in the WAC.
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