6-10, 270, Chicago
AAU team: Mac Irvin Fire. No. 1 player in Class of 2014 by both
and Rivals. Missed last weekend's EYBL stop in L.A. with
. Expected to be here this weekend. Good hands and mobility for his size. True post player. Averaged 20.7 points, 8.8 rebounds per game for Whitney Young HS. Runner-up to Duke-bound Jabari Parker for Illinois Mr. Basketball.
6-1, 170, Apple Valley, Minn.
AAU team: Howard Pulley. No. 2 player in Class of 2014 by ESPN, No. 3 by Rivals. Yep, the best point guard in the country comes from a Minneapolis-St. Paul suburb. Pure point guard who makes everyone around him better. Not a shoot-first guy, but scored 38 in an EYBL game last weekend. Led Apple Valley HS (30-1) to 4A state title. He and Okafor have discussed playing together in college.
6-4, 185, Arlington, Texas
AAU team: Team Texas Pro. No. 2 player in Class of 2014 by Rivals, No. 3 by ESPN. Tremendous upside because of size and strength. Great shooting stroke, and can finish at the rim. Played last season at Prime Prep Academy (37-2), charter school co-founded by Deion Sanders and semifinalist at ESPN National High School Invitational. Four of Mudiay's HS teammates will play D-I hoops.
6-9, 240, Chicago
AAU team: Mac Irvin Fire. No. 5 player in Class of 2014 by Rivals, No. 8 by ESPN. No, it doesn't seem fair that one AAU team has two of the best big men in the country. Fierce rebounder and defender, whose offensive game still developing. Averaged 11.5 points, 7.5 rebounds last weekend at Nike EYBL stop, as Mac Irvin went 2-2.
6-6, 200, Minneapolis, Minn.
AAU team: Wisconsin Playground Elite. No. 6 player in Class of 2014 by Rivals, No. 9 by ESPN. Dynamic scorer, inside and out. Leading scorer (24.3 ppg) at Nike EYBL stop in L.A. and shot 52 percent from field, as Wisconsin Playground Elite team went 3-1. Expanded game dramatically since freshman year, when all he did was dunk.
6-10, 220, Bronx, N.Y.
AAU team: Team Scan. No. 6 player in Class of 2014 by ESPN, No. 9 by Rivals. Committed to Syracuse last November. Top-rated player in New York state. Long and athletic, big wingspan, runs well. Prepped at Brewster Academy (32-6) in New Hampshire last season. Team won New England Prep School title. Totaled 50 points, 29 rebounds last weekend, shot 77 percent from field.
6-6, 205, Houston
AAU team: Houston Hoops. No. 10 player in Class of 2014 by ESPN and Rivals. Key contributor for gold medal-winning USA team at FIBA U17 tournament last summer in Lithuania. Gatorade Player of the Year in Texas at St. John's (29-6), where two-time defending state champs lost in final. Averaged 28.6 points, 15.7 rebounds last season. AAU team has two other top-30 prospects in Justin Jackson, Kelly Oubre.
6-6, 210, Fullerton, Calif.
AAU team: Oakland Soldiers. No. 12 player in Class of 2014 by Rivals, No. 15 by ESPN. Tough to stop. Bigger and stronger than most guards, quicker than many forwards. Averaged 19.8 points, 10.8 rebounds per game last weekend at EYBL stop. Played at national power Mater Dei, averaged 19.4 points, 8.7 rebounds per game. Soldiers' team, loaded in years past, went just 1-3 last weekend.
6-9, 205, Oakland, Calif.
AAU team: Oakland Soldiers. No. 1 player in Class of 2015 by ESPN and Rivals. Averaged 14.5 points, 12.2 rebounds per game last weekend in L.A. Only underclassman to make first team All-East Bay, by San Jose Mercury News. Other four first-teamers headed to Kentucky, Arizona, UNLV, Utah State. Led Bishop O'Dowd to Division title and Open playoffs.
6-1, 185, Apopka, Fla.