The Circuit's inaugural 2022 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 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:
Big 12: 17
Pac 12: 13
Big East: 11
Big 10: 10
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 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.