Editor's note (May 25): These rankings have been updated now that the deadline for NCAA underclassmen to withdraw from the draft has passed. With the NBA draft combine in the books, it's time for another update to our Big Board. Here's the latest intel on the top 30 prospects after consulting NBA scouts and general managers. Note: This board projects every player who has declared for the draft. You can follow our in/out list for a complete look at every prospect and his draft stock. Previous rank: No. 1 Washington Freshman Guard Fultz skipped most of the combine, deciding just to do a handful of interviews. It won't matter. More and more scouts seem to be leaning toward Fultz as the consensus
Ratings-wise, Deshawn Raymond was the crown jewel of TCU’s 2015 recruiting class. Two years later, he’s gone. On his personal Twitter account this week, Raymond announced that he has decided to transfer from the Horned Frogs and continue his collegiate playing career at an undetermined elsewhere. “I want to thank [head coach Gary Patterson] for giving me this golden opportunity and allowing me to be apart [sic] of something special,” the cornerback wrote. “I appreciate everything y’all did for me.” A four-star 2015 signee, Raymond was rated as the No. 27 corner in the country and the No. 11 player at any position in the state of Louisiana. According to 247Sports.com‘s ratings, no player in the
Kansas’ attempt for a 14th consecutive Big 12 title, and run for Bill Self’s second national title, got a shot in the arm Wednesday. Svi Mykhailiuk announced that he will return to Lawrence for his final season of eligibility. The Jayhawks were already going to be loaded this season with Devonte Graham, a potential All-American, returning for his senior season and Udoka Azubuike healthy after missing last year due to injury along with Malik Newman becoming eligible after a transfer from Mississippi State and recruits Billy Preston and Marcus Garrett bolstering the ranks.