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NOW LIVE: 2022 Top 150 Player Rankings

By The Circuit, 01/05/22, 7:15PM CST


The Circuit's inaugural 2022 player rankings have officially arrived.

Our team at - led by basketball prospect specialist Rashad Phillips - have compiled a comprehensive ranking of the Top 150 players in the upcoming 2022 graduating class.

Duke commit Dereck Lively II takes home the top spot in the rankings, followed by Kentucky-pledge Chris Livingston and Baylor commit Keyonte George. Fellow Duke-commit Dariq Whitehead and Alabama signee Brandon Miller round out the top five.

Ranked Players by Conference Commitment:

SEC: 28
Big 12: 17
ACC: 14
Pac 12: 13
Big East: 11
Big 10: 10
AAC: 5

Mid-Major: 7

Undecided: 13

Of the 150 players ranked, 80 played last spring and summer in the Nike EYBL, 31 played in adidas 3SSB, 17 played Under Armour Association, 16 played for Independent programs, and 6 played for Under Armour Rise.

The 2022 rankings include prospects labeled with Phillips' new Positional Dictionary. Phillips - the owner and founder of 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.