Pre-season Class of 2014 Rankings

21 Oct

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies at Los Angeles LakersAlthough the class of 2014 in Michigan has lost a few players deciding on choosing the prep school route, the class still runs deep with talent and depth.  The list contains ESPN nationally ranked players, and runs all the ways to players wanting to make a name for themselves in their last season of high school basketball.   Your’s truly and fellow rising prep reporter Jeff McKinney have compiled a list that represents the best of what the State of Michigan has to offer in terms of senior basketball talent.

1. Edmond Sumner 6’4″ PG Country Day (Verbal to Xavier)

2. Justin Tillman 6’8″ PF Detroit Pershing (Verbal to VCU)

3. Jaylen Johnson 6’8″ PF Ypsilanti (Verbal to Louisville)

4. Darrell Davis 6’4″ combo guard Detroit Douglass (Verbal to Dayton)

5. Yante Maten 6’8″ PF Bloomfield Hills

6. Marqywell Jackson 6’6″ wing East English Village

7. Aaron Foster-Smith 6’7″ PF Taylor Truman (Verbal to U of D Mercy)

8. Luke Meyer 6’9″ PF Addison (Verbal to CMU)

9. Ja’Christian Biles 6’2″ SG Oak Park (Verbal to Youngstown State)

10. Mory Diane 6’3″ wing Detroit Pershing (Verbal to Buffalo)

11. Deshawn Thrower 6’0″ PG Muskegon (Verbal to Stoney Brook)

12. Tyrone Acuff 6’6″ wing Detroit King

13. Kenny Carpenter 6’4″ wing Detroit Cass Tech

14. Mike Laster 6’4″ wing Detroit Cass Tech

15. Justice Green 6’0″ PG Flint Carmen-Ainsworth

16. Leonard Harper-Baker 6’5″ wing Detroit Southeastern

17. Rashaud Orange 6’4″ SF Grand Rapids Innovation Central

18. Darryl Bigham 6’4″ SF Detroit Southeastern

19. Jaleel Hogan 6’7″ PF Mt. Pleasant (Verbal to U of D Mercy)

20. Terrell Hales 6’4″ combo guard Detroit Douglass (Verbal to Cleveland State)

21. Jordan Nobles 6’8″ wing Canton

22. Darohn Scott 6’8″ PF Grand Rapids Christian

23. Juwan Clark 6’2″ PG Romulus

24. Martel Handley 6’1″ SF Saginaw Arthur Hill

25. Kris Clyburn 6’4″ SG Romulus

26. Khadim Dieng 7’0″ forward Grand Rapids Northpointe Christian

27. Lindsey Hunter IV 5’1″ PG Southfield Christian

28. Charles Keys 6’6″ SF Detroit Cass Tech

29. Ray Croon 6’5″ wing Livonia Franklin

30. D’Juan Williams 5’10” PG Westside Christian

Follow Jeff on Twitter: @McKinneysWorld

Follow me on Twitter: @PrepBallReport

5 Responses to “Pre-season Class of 2014 Rankings”

  1. James Earl November 4, 2013 at 6:53 pm #

    Honestly, Keyon Addison from Saginaw High School should be on here. Better than alot of the guys you ranked.

    • stelawman November 4, 2013 at 6:57 pm #

      He is a good player. I didn’t know if he was going to stop playing basketball to concentrate on football.

      • Joseph Frye November 5, 2013 at 4:42 pm #

        On the paper looks good, we will se who lives up to the hype!

  2. Joseph Frye October 28, 2013 at 6:34 am #

    Steve your article is very informative. A King alum, I didn’t know they had such a talented student. Keep looking to the top and you will soar. @J0#king82

  3. Just Watch (@LilSullinger) October 25, 2013 at 5:16 pm #

    How do you guys rank players? You guys are seriously amazing! Whoever does the rankings sleeping on Lito Booth, Class of 2014 Detroit Consortium PG! 3.5 overall 21 ACT score come on now be serious with your rankings and stop going by height!

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