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The final Top247 is out and ready for your viewing pleasure


It’s basketball recruiting season (as you can tell by reading the site) and 247 Sports is the latest publication to release its final rankings for the Class of 2017.

Michael Porter Jr. earned the top spot in the class (S-E-C! S-E-C! S-E-C!), followed by Mohamed Bamba, the top player remaining on John Calipari’s big board, at No. 2.

As for the UK signees, Jarred Vanderbilt is the highest ranked signee at No. 8, two spots ahead of Hamidou Diallo. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander made the biggest climb of the bunch, up 23 spots to No. 19.

Check out all the UK signees in the final Top247, as well as their jump/decline in the new update:

8. Jarred Vanderbilt (+9)
10. Hamidou Diallo (-2)
14. Nick Richards (-2)
18. P.J. Washington (-3)
19. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (+23)
30. Quade Green (-3)
83. Jemarl Baker (+36)

Kevin Knox is the No. 17 prospect in the class. Mark Smith is No. 137.

Cats.

Article written by Drew Franklin

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5 responses to “The final Top247 is out and ready for your viewing pleasure”

  1. blackmilk23

    Shai jumped all the way up to 19 and from what I’ve seen has actually even better than that.

    1. WatchutalkinboutWillis

      Is there any chance that SGA starts at PG over Green?

    2. blackmilk23

      No. Simply because Shai can play offense and defense 1-3 and Quade is too good not to start.

      In some ways thats good because it gets both guys on the floor but on the other hand it’s bad because that type of logic stunted Briscoe’s growth.

    3. JusSayin

      Quade is better than Shai right now. From what I understand this is based on upside. Shai is an athletic 6’6 pure PG. Quade is a moderately athletic 5’11 pure PG. One is just viewed as having more potential.

  2. kenny

    Any news about Vanderbilt’s injury?