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NOW LIVE: 2023 Top 100 Player Rankings

By Circuit Scouting Staff, 01/07/22, 4:30PM EST

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The Circuit's inaugural 2023 player rankings have officially arrived.

Our team at CircuitScouting.com - led by basketball prospect specialist Rashad Phillips - have compiled a comprehensive ranking of the Top 100 players in the upcoming 2023 graduating class.

Ron Holland, a 6-foot-8 dual-forward from Duncanville/Drive Nation takes the top spot, fresh off a standout spring and summer with Drive Nation and USA U16 Basketball. Camden (NJ) & NJ Scholars star junior DJ Wagner comes in at No. 2, firmly in position as the top-ranked guard in the country. 6-foot-8 dual-forward GG Jackson - a product of Ridge View (SC) and Team CP3 (NC) - comes in at No. 3.  Wagner's Scholars' teammate Mackenzie Mgbako - a 6-foot-8 small forward from Gill St. Bernard's - slots in at No. 4, while AZ Compass Prep do-it-all junior Mookie Cook rounds out the top five. 

The 2023 rankings include prospects labeled with Phillips' new Positional Dictionary. Phillips - the owner and founder of SportsTalk2319.com and 10-year overseas professional - introduced the positional chart in 2020. The chart features 12 position-types geared towards accurately labeling a prospect's skillset, physical make-up, and intangibles.

2023 PLAYER RANKINGS

 

RANK Rating Name POSITION HT HIGH SCHOOL GRASSROOTS CIRCUIT COMMITTED
1 5 Star Ron Holland 6'8 Duncanville (TX) Drive Nation (TX) Nike EYBL
2 5 Star DJ Wagner 6'3 Camden (NJ) New Jersey Scholars Nike EYBL
3 5 Star GG Jackson 6'8 Ridge View (SC) Team CP3 (NC) Nike EYBL
4 5 Star Mackenzie Mgbako 6'8 Gill St. Bernard's (NJ) New Jersey Scholars Nike EYBL
5 5 Star Marquis Cook 6'7 AZ Compass Prep Oakland Soldiers (CA) Nike EYBL
6 5 Star Ja'Kobe Walter 6'5 McKinney (TX) Team Trae Young (OK) adidas 3SSB
7 5 Star Matas Buzelis 6'9 Brewster Academy (NH) Mac Irvin Fire (IL) Nike EYBL
8 5 Star Kwame Evans 6'9 Montverde Academy (FL) Team Durant (MD) Nike EYBL
9 5 Star Baye Fall 6'10 Denver Prep (CO) Colorado Hawks UAA
10 5 Star Jared McCain 6'2 Corona Centennial (CA) Team WhyNot (CA) Nike EYBL
11 5 Star Sean Stewart 6'8 Windermere Prep (FL) Flordia Rebels Nike EYBL
12 5 Star Simeon Wilcher 6'4 Roselle Catholic (NJ) NY Renaissance Nike EYBL LSU
13 5 Star Wesley Yates 6'4 Beaumont United (TX) Houston Hoops (TX) Nike EYBL
14 5 Star Robert Dillingham 6'2 Donda Academy (CA) Team CP3 (NC) Nike EYBL LSU
15 5 Star Omaha Biliew 6'8 Link Academy (MO) MOKAN Elite (MO) Nike EYBL
16 5 Star JJ Taylor 6'8 Donda Academy (CA) Mac Irvin Fire (IL) Nike EYBL
17 5 Star Justin Edwards 6'7 Imhotep Charter (PA) Team Final (PA) Nike EYBL
18 5 Star Mikey Williams 6'2 Vertical Academy (NC) We All Can Go (TN) adidas 3SSB
19 5 Star Taylor Bowen 6'9 Brewster Academy (NH) Expressions Elite (MA) Nike EYBL
20 5 Star Caleb Foster 6'5 Oak Hill Academy (VA) Team Curry (NC) UAA
21 4 Star Kylan Boswell 6'1 AZ Compass Prep Team WhyNot (CA) Nike EYBL
22 4 Star Isaiah Miranda 7'0 Springfield Commonwealth (MA) Rhode Island Elite AAU Independent
23 4 Star Cam Barnes 6'10 Duncanville (TX) Team Trae Young (OK) adidas 3SSB
24 4 Star Akil Watson 6'8 Roselle Catholic (NJ) New Heights Lightning (NY) Nike EYBL
25 4 Star Isaiah Collier 6'3 Wheeler (GA) The Skill Factory (GA) Nike EYBL
26 4 Star Reed Sheppard 6'3 North Laurel (KY) Midwest BC (OH) adidas 3SSB Duke
27 4 Star KJ Lewis 6'4 Chapin (TX) Drive Nation (TX) Nike EYBL
28 4 Star Jeremy Fears Jr 6'1 La Lumeire (TX) Brad Beal Elite (MO) Nike EYBL Duke
29 4 Star London Johnson 6'4 Norcross (GA) Game Elite (GA) adidas 3SSB
30 4 Star Bronny James 6'3 Sierra Canyon (CA) Strive For Greatness (CA) Nike EYBL
31 4 Star RJ Jones 6'4 John Paul II (TX) Drive Nation (TX) Nike EYBL
32 4 Star Aaron Bradshaw 7'0 Camden (NJ) New Jersey Scholars Nike EYBL
33 4 Star Elijah Fisher 6'6 Crestwood Prep (CA) Grassroots Elite (CAN) adidas 3SSB
34 4 Star Kanaan Carlyle 6'1 Milton (GA) The Skill Factory (GA) Nike EYBL Duke
35 4 Star Dra Gibbs-Lowhorn 6'2 Montverde Academy (FL) Vegas Elite (NV) Nike EYBL LSU
36 4 Star Taison Chatman 6'4 Totino-Grace (MN) D1 Minnesota adidas 3SSB
37 4 Star Jizzle James 6'2 Olympia (FL) Florida Rebels Nike EYBL
38 4 Star Jazz Gardner 6'11 Los Altos (CA) Dream Vision (CA) adidas 3SSB
39 4 Star Layden Blocker 6'2 Sunrise Christian (KS) Brad Beal Elite (MO) Nike EYBL
40 4 Star Chris Johnson 6'5 Elkins (TX) Houston Hoops (TX) Nike EYBL
41 4 Star Jahnathan Lamothe 6'4 St Frances Academy (MD) Team Durant (MD) Nike EYBL
42 4 Star Jaland Lowe 6'2 Marshall (TX) Houston Hoops (TX) Nike EYBL
43 4 Star Jayden Lemond 6'3 Blair Academy (NJ) PSA Cardinals (NY) Nike EYBL
44 4 Star Freddie Dilione 6'5 Word of God (NC) Team Loaded (NC) adidas 3SSB
45 4 Star Dusty Stromer 6'6 Notre Dame (CA) Team WhyNot (CA) Nike EYBL
46 4 Star Marvel Allen 6'4 Calvary Christian (FL) Florida Rebels UAA
47 4 Star Gavin Griffiths 6'7 Kingswood Oxford (CT) Expressions Elite (MA) Nike EYBL
48 4 Star Kris Parker 6'8 Crossroad Academy (FL) Team Breakdown (FL) UAA
49 4 Star Scotty Middleton 6'6 Sunrise Christian (KS) NY Renaissance Nike EYBL
50 4 Star Sam Walters 6'8 Villages Charter School (FL) Nightrydas (FL) AAU Independent
51 4 Star Cody Williams 6'7 Perry (AZ) Vegas Elite (NV) Nike EYBL
52 4 Star Curtis Williams Jr 6'6 Brother Rice (MI) The Family Detroit (MI) Nike EYBL
53 4 Star Brandon Gardner 6'8 Word of God (NC) Team Thad (TN) Nike EYBL
54 4 Star Drew Steffe 6'6 Frisco Memorial (TX) Pro Skills (TX) Nike EYBL
55 4 Star Gabe Warren 6'5 John Paul II (TX) Southern Assault (TX) adidas 3SSB
56 4 Star Rayvon Griffith 6'7 Taft (OH) Midwest BC (OH) adidas 3SSB
57 4 Star Xavier Booker 6'10 Cathedral (IN) George Hill All-Indy (IN) AAU Independent
58 4 Star Dennis Parker 6'6 John Marshall (VA) Team Loaded (VA) adidas 3SSB
59 4 Star Jayden Hastings 6'8 Orlando Christian Prep (FL) Florida Rebels Nike EYBL
60 4 Star George Washington III 6'2 Christian Academy (KY) JL3 Elite (TX) Nike EYBL Ohio State
61 4 Star Dai Dai Ames 6'1 Kenwood Academy (IL) Mac Irvin Fire (IL) Nike EYBL
62 4 Star Kordel Jefferson 6'3 Arlington Martin (TX) RJ Hampton Elite (TX) AAU Independent
63 4 Star Trey Green 5'10 Link Academy (MO) MOKAN Elite (MO) Nike EYBL
64 4 Star Assane Diop 6'10 Denver Prep (CO) Colorado Hawks adidas 3SSB
65 4 Star TJ Power 6'8 Worcester Academy (MA) BABC (MA) Nike EYBL
66 4 Star Jason Jackson 6'4 Riverview (FL) Florida Rebels Nike EYBL
67 4 Star Sebastian Mack 6'2 Durango (NV) Vegas Elite (NV) Nike EYBL
68 4 Star Mikey Price 6'3 Sierra Canyon (CA) Strive For Greatness (CA) Nike EYBL
69 4 Star Jackson Shelstad 6'0 West Linn (OR) Oakland Soldiers (CA) Nike EYBL
70 4 Star Aden Holloway 6'0 La Lumiere (IN) Team CP3 (NC) Nike EYBL
71 4 Star Jacolb Cole 6'7 Bellaire (TX) JL3 Elite (TX) Nike EYBL
72 4 Star Isaiah Coleman 6'5 National Christian (MD) New World (DC) adidas 3SSB
73 4 Star Jamyron Keller 6'1 Ellison (TX) Drive Nation (TX) Nike EYBL
74 4 Star Jaylen Curry 6'0 JL Chambers (NC) Team CP3 (NC) Nike EYBL
75 4 Star Braelon Green 6'3 Dream City Christian (AZ) Bates Fundamentals (MI) Nike EYBL
76 4 Star Isaiah West 6'1 Goodpasture Christian (TN) NYBA (TN) AAU Independent
77 4 Star Brandon White 6'10 Donda Academy (CA) Team United (NC) Nike EYBL
78 4 Star Deshawn Harris Smith 6'4 Paul VI (CA) Team Takeover (DC) Nike EYBL
79 4 Star Kaleb Glenn 6'6 Louisville Male (KY) Brad Beal Elite (MO) Nike EYBL Duke
80 4 Star Stephon Castle 6'6 Newton (GA) Atlanta XPress (GA) UAA LSU
81 4 Star Jakai Newton 6'3 Newton (GA) Atlanta XPress (GA) UAA 4 Star
82 4 Star Dailyn Swain 6'6 Columbus Africentric (OH) All Ohio Red Nike EYBL
83 4 Star Jayden Reid 5'10 Long Island-Lutheran (NY) PSA Cardinals (NY) Nike EYBL
84 4 Star Papa Kante 6'11 South Kent (CT) Expressions Elite (MA) Nike EYBL
85 4 Star Sonny Wilson 6'4 University of Detroit St. Jesuit (MI) The Family Detroit (MI) Nike EYBL
86 4 Star Gabe Cupps 6'2 Centerville (OH) Midwest BC (OH) adidas 3SSB 4 Star
87 4 Star Corey Chest 6'8 Eleanor McMain (LA) LivOn-Fleur De Lis (LA) Nike EYBL
88 4 Star Jordan Butler 6'10 Christ Church (SC) Team United (SC) Nike EYBL
89 4 Star Trenton Walters 5'10 Frisco Liberty JL3 (TX) Nike EYBL
90 4 Star Al Amadou 6'9 Bishop McDevitt (PA) Philly Pride (PA) UAA
91 4 Star Aaron Clark 6'6 Brewster Academy (NH) NJ Scholars Nike EYBL
92 4 Star Isaiah Manning 6'7 Mansfield Legacy (TX) Drive Nation (TX) Nike EYBL
93 4 Star Kaden Cooper 6'6 TSF Academy (GA) ProSkills ( TX) Nike EYBL
94 4 Star Brady Dunlap 6'7 Harvard-Westlake (CA) Team WhyNot (CA) Nike EYBL
95 4 Star Osiris Grady 6'8 Coronado (NV) LV Punishers (NV) UAA
96 4 Star James Johns 6'5 Long Island Lutheran (NY) Team Final (PA) Nike EYBL
97 4 Star Fred Payne 6'2 Legacy SSS (TX) LivOn Fleur De Lis (LA) Nike EYBL
98 4 Star Jaylin Stewart 6'5 Garfield (WA) Seattle Rotary (WA) Nike EYBL
99 4 Star Justin McBride 6'7 Plano (TX) Drive Nation (TX) Nike EYBL
100 4 Star Finley Bizjack 6'4 Byron Nelson High Southern Assault (TX) adidas 3SSB

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