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.