The biggest day of college basketball’s recruiting year arrived on Friday, with Jahlil Okafor and Cliff Alexander among four superstar high schoolers announcing their college decisions. When multiple top-10 prospects all choose within 20 minutes of each other, it's time to reassess the rankings for the top incoming freshman class in the country.
Duke was the big winner of the flurry of announcements, landing the package deal of Okafor and point guard Tyus Jones. After entering Friday with only one committed recruit, the Blue Devils now make a charge for the No. 1 freshman class for next season.
Who else is in the running for that top spot? Where did Alexander and explosive SF Stanley Johnson land? Read on for a survey of the 25 best recruiting classes in the nation, as of Friday’s momentous decisions.