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ESPN Releases Updated 2016 Top 100; Giles, Tatum remain 1-2

By Alec Kinsky, D1 Circuit, 08/26/15, 4:30PM EDT


47 players from 29 different EYBL programs are represented in the new ESPN 2016 Top 100, recently updated by Paul Biancardi & company at Recruiting Nation. 6 of the top 10 players in the country are alumni of the NIKE EYBL.

The 2015 Peach Jam Champion Georgia Stars lead the EYBL with 5 players ranked in the Top 100. Six of the top 10 ranked players are from EYBL teams. King James, NJ Playaz and Pro Skills land in a three-way tie for second with three players ranked.

Pro Skills' guard Andrew Jones skyrocketed into the rankings, debuting in the ESPN 100 at No. 35. The Irving McArthur-product picked up over 25 offers throughout the EYBL season.


Rank Player Position EYBL Team
1 Harry Giles F Team CP3
2 Jayson Tatum G STL Eagles
5 Malik Monk G Arkansas Wings
7 De'Aaron Fox G Houston Hoops
8 Miles Bridges G The Family Detroit
9 Jonathan Isaac F Each 1 Teach 1
16 Omari Spellman F PSA Cardinals
20 Marques Bolden F Pro Skills
22 Udoka Azubuike C Georgia Stars
26 Tony Bradley C Each 1 Teach 1
27 VJ King F Team Takeover
28 Alterique Gilbert G Team CP3
29 Cassius Winston G The Family Detroit
30 Bruce Brown G BABC
33 Amir Coffey G Howard Pulley
35 Andrew Jones G Pro Skills
39 Sam Cunliffe G NW Xpress
40 Nick Ward C All Ohio Red
41 Kevin Huerter G Albany City Rocks
42 Shamorie Ponds G NY Lightning
43 Payton Pritchard G Seattle Rotary
46 Derek Funderburk F King James
47 Trent Forrest G Georgia Stars
49 Robert Williams F Houston Hoops
52 Tony Carr G Team Final
53 Tyler Cook F STL Eagles
54 Ty Jerome G PSA Cardinals
57 Curtis Jones G Boo Williams
62 Kristian Doolittle F Athletes First
63 Brandon Robinson G Georgia Stars
64 De'Jon Jarreau G EP Elite
65 Jarron Cumberland G King James
66 Xavier Simpson G King James
68 Braxton Blackwell F Team Penny
69 Schnider Herard C Pro Skills
70 Abdulhakim Ado C Georgia Stars
72 Jonah Mathews G California Supreme
75 Temple Gibbs G Playaz Club
76 Myles Powell G Playaz Club
78 Zach Norvell G Mac Irvin Fire
81 CJ Walker G Spiece Indy Heat
82 Charlie Moore G Mac Irvin Fire
89 Taurean Thompson F Playaz Club
91 Tyrique Jones F Expressions Elite
93 Jared Harper G Georgia Stars
96 Koby McEwen G CIA Bounce