Rivals Updates Class Of 2018 Rankings

Jordan Wells, Staff Writer
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A number of Indiana targets remain ranked in the top 150 prospects nationally.

Rivals.com updated its list of 2018 rankings on Monday, and several IU targets made moves up or down.

Here's an order of IU prospects on the list starting from top to bottom, plus how they moved from their previous ranking. The only recruits included are the ones on our 2018 hot board.

For the full Rivals150, click ahead - LINK.

Shooting guard

5 STARS


New Albany

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'4.0"

Wt: 185.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged 29 points per game this season to lead New Albany to a 25-4 overall record ... Named an Indiana Junior All-Star and first team All-State by the Associated Press ... Holds offers from IU, UK, Duke, Louisville and Kansas among others.

Previous Ranking: 3

Net Change: -2

Point guard

5 STARS


Nashville

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'0.0"

Wt: 150.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Tabbed a fourth team All-American by Maxpreps.com after averaging 23.4 points and 3.1 rebounds per game, leading Brentwood Academy to a 30-2 overall record, Tennessee's Division II Class AA state title and a No. 10 national ranking ... Also holds offers from Duke and Vanderbilt among others.

Previous Ranking: 8

Net Change: -4

Small forward

5 STARS


Columbus

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'7.0"

Wt: 195.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged 13.3 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.0 blocks per game for Hudson Catholic as a junior, leading them to a 26-4 overall record ... Connecticut, Kansas, Manhattan, Miami (Fla.), NC State, Oregon, Rutgers, Seton Hall, SMU, St. John’s, Syracuse and VCU have all offered him.

Previous Ranking: 32

Net Change: +16

Shooting guard

4 STARS


Orlando

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'4.0"

Wt: 190.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged 18.7 points and 5.4 rebounds per game for Brookwood Elite through seven contests this spring on the adidas Gauntlet ... Originally from Montreal, Canada, but now plays for Conrad Academy in Orlando, Fla. ... Plans to visit IU, and also holds offers from Florida, St. John's, Baylor and Oregon among others.

Previous Ranking: 32

Net Change: +6

Point guard

4 STARS


Ashburnham

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'4.0"

Wt: 190.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged 9.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game for Mass Rivals this spring ... Added an IU offer in June to join Providence, Florida, Kansas, Wake Forest, Indiana, Virginia Tech and Virginia among others.

Previous Ranking: 50

Net Change: +6

Small forward

4 STARS


Pickerington

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'7.0"

Wt: 185.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged roughly 19 points and 10 rebounds per game for Pickerington North this season, leading them to a 22-7 overall record ... His final five includes Indiana, Michigan, Ohio State, Pittsburgh and Xavier.

Previous Ranking: 77

Net Change: +30

Point guard

4 STARS


Montclair

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'4.0"

Wt: 170.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged 17.9 points per game for Playaz Basketball Club through eight contests in the two spring live periods on Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League circuit ... IU, Kansas, Notre Dame and Texas among others have offered.

Previous Ranking: 53

Net Change: +3

Shooting guard

4 STARS


Putnam

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 180.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged an estimated 12 points, five rebounds and five assists per game for Putnam Science Academy as a junior ... Could reclassify to the class of 2017 ... Holds offers from IU for both classes.

Previous Ranking: 71

Net Change: +4

Shooting guard

4 STARS


Indianapolis

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'3.0"

Wt: 170.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged 26.0 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game as a junior to lead Tindley to a 22-6 overall record and a Class A state championship ... Named an Indiana Junior All-Star and City Player of the Year from The Indianapolis Star ... Doesn't hold an IU offer yet, and holds a top six of Nebraska, Ohio State, Butler, Purdue, Minnesota and Xavier, but that is not a final list

Previous Ranking: 78

Net Change: -18

Small forward

4 STARS


South Bend

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'7.0"

Wt: 205.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged 24.0 points and 7.6 rebounds per game to lead Riley to a 19-3 overall record this season ... He was named a core junior All-Star and earned honorable mention All-State honors from the Associated Press ... Picked up an Indiana offer following an unofficial visit to campus in June 2017, and also holds scholarships from UConn, Michigan and Purdue among others.

Previous Ranking: 103

Net Change: +2

Point guard

3 STARS


Lafayette

RR: 0.0

Ht: 5'11.0"

Wt: 155.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged 21.4 points, 6.9 assists, 5.8 rebounds and 3.0 steals per game as a junior to lead McCutcheon to a 24-3 overall record ... Named an Indiana Junior All-Star, first team All-State by the Associated Press, and named to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Underclass All-State Supreme team ... Has held an Indiana offer since Sept. 2015, and also holds offers from Ohio State, Purdue and Virginia among others.

Previous Ranking: 121

Net Change: +1

Power forward

3 STARS


Plymouth

RR: 0.0

Ht: 6'8.0"

Wt: 200.0

Class: 2018

-

POSITION

NATIONAL

-

STATE

Commitment status:

undecided



Background: Averaged 14.4 points and 6.9 rebounds per contest for D1 Minnesota through eight games in the two live periods ... Thompson was offered by Archie Miller on May 3, joining a list with other Big Ten schools including Minnesota, Nebraska and Northwestern among others ... Associate head coach Tom Ostrom visited him at school prior to the start of the live periods ... Thompson and his family took a visit to campus in June.

Previous Ranking: 116

Net Change: -5

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