Chosen 25: 2019 Boys Basketball Player Rankings

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Chosen 25: 2019 Boys Basketball Player Rankings

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Chosen 25: 2019 Boys Basketball Player Rankings

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The Chosen 25 is compiled by Jason Jordan with input from USA TODAY Sports’ staff and recruiting experts and writers from around the country. The Chosen 25 is based heavily on high school and current play and production on the stat sheet and otherwise. We also take into account how the player projects as a prospect at the next level and beyond.

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UPDATED: 4/19/19

Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.)
Point Guard / 6-3 / 175
College: Undecided
Anthony is, arguably, the most feared backcourt player in the country, combining shifty moves off the dribble with marksman-like accuracy from the perimeter and elite athleticism. Anthony also plays with the chip of an unranked, unknown player trying to make a name.
Holy Spirit Prep (Atlanta)
Shooting Guard / 6-5 / 215
College: Georgia
Edwards is one of the most dynamic scorers in the country, fills it up on all three levels and has a motor that won’t quit.
La Lumiere (La Porte, Ind.)
Forward / 6-9 / 230
College: Washington
Stewart is a brute post player who overpowers and outworks the opposition on both ends of the floor. He hails from Rochester, N.Y.
Memphis East (Tenn.)
Center / 6-11 / 220
College: Memphis
Wiseman is a throwback who uses his frame, length and wide-array of low-post moves to dominate the opposition.
University School (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Forward / 6-10 / 260
College: Duke
Carey is a big, strong forward who can drain perimeter jump shots, take the ball coast-to-coast and punish the opposition in the post.
Federal Way (Wash.)
Forward / 6-10 / 185
College: Undecided
McDaniels is Mr. Versatility with the ability to play and guard all five positions effectively.
IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Shooting Guard / 6-6 / 210
College: Arizona
Green is a dynamic scorer who can fill it up from anywhere on the floor and competes on the defensive end. His athleticism allows him to finish with authority in the lane.
John Marshall (Rochester, Minn.)
Forward / 6-9 / 210
College: Duke
Hurt is a perfect pick-and-pop player and uses his size, length and shooting ability to dominate on the court.
South Garland (Texas)
Combo Guard / 6-3 / 195
College: Kentucky
Maxey is a versatile scorer who can beat you at all three levels and a competitive edge that elevates him on both ends.
Montverde Academy (Fla.)
Forward / 6-9 / 200
College: Undecided
Achiuwa oozes potential as a long and skilled forward who effects the game in a variety of different ways on both ends of the floor.
Ranney School (Tilton Falls, N.J.)
Shooting Guard / 6-4 / 180
College: Villanova
Antione is a versatile scorer with the size and length to guard multiple positions.
IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Forward / 6-9 / 200
College: North Carolina
Bacot is a true post player with great hands and exceptional footwork, which allows him to get great position and finish plays.
Roselle Catholic (N.J.)
Small Forward / 6-6 / 190
College: Kentucky
Whitney is a scoring machine with great size and an exceptional motor.
Mountain Brook (Ala.)
Forward / 6-9 / 215
College: Undecided
Watford is a big and strong forward who can knockdown shots, bring the ball up the floor and overpower the opposition in the paint.
IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Forward / 6-9 / 230
College: Villanova
Robinson-Earl is a long and versatile forward who gets great position in the paint and finishes plays efficiently. He’s also a stellar rebounder and shot blocker.
Pinnacle (Phoenix)
Point Guard / 6-3 / 180
College: Arizona
Mannion is a crafty, athletic point guard with flare and the ability to takeover games.
Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.)
Shooting Guard / 6-5 / 190
College: Duke
Stanley is an elite athlete with great size and skill, who competes hard and can guard multiple positions on the floor.
Porter Gaud (Charleston, S.C.)
Point Guard / 6-6 / 195
College: Tennessee
James is a versatile guard with great size and athleticism and a high basketball IQ.
La Lumiere (La Porte, Ind.)
Small Forward / 6-9 / 185
College: Kentucky
Brooks is a matchup problem with the ability to create scoring opportunities for himself in a variety of different ways.
Ranney School (Tilton Falls, N.J.)
Small Forward / 6-5 / 185
College: Florida
Lewis is a high-riser with a relentless motor and the size and length to dominate on both ends playing and guarding multiple positions.
Center Grove (Greenwood, Ind.)
Forward / 6-9 / 220
College: Indiana
Jackson-Davis provides a significant matchup problem in the paint with his 7-foot wingspan; he’s also got the ability to knock down the perimeter jump shot.
Chino Hills (Calif.)
Forward / 6-8 / 220
College: Southern California
Okongwu is a skilled and versatile high-energy forward who impacts the game on both ends of the floor.
Cox Mill (Concord, N.C.)
Small Forward / 6-5 / 205
College: Duke
Moore is a utility forward who impacts the game in multiple ways and makes game-winning plays consistently.
Rancho Christian (Temecula, Calif.)
Forward / 6-10 / 220
College: Southern California
Mobley is super-skilled and creates matchup problems because of his versatility.
Mission Bay (San Diego)
Combo Guard / 6-2 / 162
College: Memphis
Ellis is scoring guard with crafty ball-handling skills and marksman-like accuracy all over the floor which makes him virtually unguardable.

Player rankings will be updated throughout the year as more information becomes available. 

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