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College basketball 2015 recruiting rankings: Composite breakdown of the top 50 players

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ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247 have each released rankings for the class of 2015. Here's how those rankings average out for each player.

Francois Nel

Recruiting boards for the class of 2015 have finally been set. With the spring and summer live periods now firmly in the back mirror and signing day not until Nov. 12, college coaches are jostling for position with some of the best high school basketball players in the country in the run-up to the season.

If there's something that makes the class of 2015 unique, it's the lack of clear-cut tiers among the top players. LSU commit Ben Simmons has established himself as the consensus No. 1 player in the class, but there's a lot of disagreement after that. With that in mind, we've created consensus recruiting boards drawing from four outlets: ESPNRivalsScout and 247Sports. What you'll find below is the composite score of the 50 best players in the class.

It's important to remember there's still a long way to go. Kentucky only has Chicago wing Charles Matthews locked down for 2015, and he does not appear in the consensus top 50. Kansas, led by another huge recruiter in Bill Self, doesn't have anyone in the class of 2015 yet. With nine of the top 12 players on the board still uncommitted, there are plenty of moves to be made.

Rankings

Name Position Composite Ranking ESPN Rivals Scout 247 School
Ben Simmons PF 1.25 1 1 2 1 LSU
Jaylen Brown SF 1.75 2 2 1 2
Malik Newman SG 5 3 3 10 4
Diamond Stone C 6 6 5 4 9 Maryland
Cheick Diallo PF 6.75 7 6 7 3
Ivan Rabb PF 6.75 5 7 5 10
Skal Labissiere C 8 11 4 3 13 Kentucky
Allonzo Trier SG 9.75 17 12 13 7 Arizona
Chase Jeter C 10 9 8 9 14 Duke
Isaiah Briscoe PG 10.75 13 9 15 6 Kentucky
Henry Ellenson PF 11.25 4 17 6 18 Marquette
Caleb Swanigan C 12.25 8 16 8 17
Ray Smith SF 13 24 11 12 5 Arizona
Stephen Zimmerman C 14 10 10 14 22
Carlton Bragg PF 14.75 18 14 11 16 Kansas
Antonio Blakeney SG 16 14 13 22 15 LSU
Brandon Ingram SF 16.75 12 18 26 11
Jalen Brunson PG 18.25 23 15 16 19 Villanova
Dwayne Bacon SF 23 39 22 19 12 Florida State
Luke Kennard SG 23.25 26 24 23 20 Duke
Jawun Evans PG 23.5 36 26 24 8 Oklahoma St.
Dedric Lawson PF 24 28 NA 20 NA Memphis
Justin Simon PG 25 27 21 17 35 Arizona
Deyonta Davis PF 25 15 23 29 33 Michigan State
Thomas Bryant C 27 16 35 31 26 Indiana
P.J. Dozier PG 27.5 21 33 33 23 South Carolina
Donovan Mitchell SG 29 38 30 21 27 Louisville
Elijah Thomas C 29.25 29 20 30 38 Texas A&M
Tyler Dorsey SG 29.75 33 19 39 28 Oregon
Jalen Adams PG 31.5 25 25 27 49 UConn
D.J. Hogg SF 32 35 32 32 29 Texas A&M
Deng Adel SF 32.25 30 49 18 32 Louisville
Tyler Davis C 32.25 20 27 25 57 Texas A&M
Jalen Coleman SG 32.75 34 37 35 25 Illinois
Malachi Richardson SF 35 19 29 28 64 Syracuse
Ted Kapita PF 36.5 37 36 34 39 Arkansas
Raymond Spalding PF 37.75 52 38 40 21 Louisville
Prince Ali SG 38.5 46 28 38 42 UCLA
Malik Beasley SG 39.5 31 43 60 24 Florida State
Derrick Jones SF 39.75 22 41 66 30 UNLV
Eric Davis SG 44.75 41 52 45 41 Texas
K.J. Lawson SF 45 40 54 42 44 Memphis
Austin Grandstaff SG 45.75 45 40 46 52 Ohio State
Daniel Giddens C 46.75 61 42 50 34 Ohio State
Jessie Govan C 47.5 59 44 51 36 Georgetown
Dejounte Murray SG 47.75 47 51 37 56 Washington
Brandon Sampson SG 49.5 32 39 59 68
Chimezie Metu PF 50 51 45 43 61 USC
Horace Spencer PF 51.75 55 60 61 31 Auburn
Marquese Chriss PF 52 53 46 47 62 Washington