Class Rankings: September Update

Class Rankings: September Update
Class Rankings: September Update

With five players in the top 50 and four in the top 20, UCLA has the No. 1 overall ranked recruiting class in 2014.

With the staff scouring every note and roster packet from the summer to complete the ELITE 150 prospect rankings, the 2014 recruiting class rankings are now updated to reflect those changes and all the commitments from the last two months, as well as being expanded to the full top 25.

UCLA put a proverbial stranglehold on the mythical recruiting championship when it secured summer commitments from No. 10 LaJahna Drummer and No. 17 Monique Billings. (Read more about UCLA’s recruiting haul: Starting A New Legacy )

The big surge in the top of the class rankings discussion came from Ohio State, jumping up ahead of Texas and Connecticut for the No. 2 spot with four commitments, three in the top 35 spots, including the No. 1 overall prospects Kelsey Mitchell.

Louisville added to it’s top five class with No. 11 Myisha Hines-Allen and No. 16 Mariya Moore, giving the Cardinals four ELITE 150 commitments and three in the top 50.

No. 6 Duke added two pieces to its class as well with No. 7 Sierra Calhoun and No. 34 Lynee’ Belton, solidifying the Blue Devils’ class in the top 10.

Like Ohio State, Vanderbilt shot up from unranked status to the top 10 with commitments from No. 24 Paris Kea, No. 51 Audrey-Ann Caron-Goudreau, No. 59 Christa Reed and No. 138 Khaleann Caron-Goudreau, in addition to the program’s June pledge No. 74 Rachel Bell.

Rounding out the top 10 are Georgia Tech and its all New Jersey-based class and Virginia. 2014 Recruiting Class Rankings

Hansen is managing editor of and a McDonald’s All-American selection committee member. He was the national director of scouting for ESPN HoopGurlz from 2005 until 2012. He can be reached at

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