10 tough decisions in the 2013 ESPN 100 

May, 1, 2013
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With Wednesday’s release of our final ESPN 100 for the Class of 2013, the player rankings for the basketball recruits in the current senior class can finally be etched in stone.

Although every rankings update throughout the year is full of difficult choices because you always want to ensure you have recruits ranked in their proper spots, that’s never truer than with the final update for a class. After all, these are the rankings that will live on, not just for months but for years and, sometimes, decades.

With that in mind, here were the 10 toughest decisions our ESPN staff faced in making our final update to the 2013 ESPN 100.

[+] EnlargeJoel Embiid
Rich Graessle/Icon SMICameroon native and Kansas recruit Joel Embiid made a late charge up the rankings to finish as the No. 1 center in the 2013 class.
1. What to do with the center position