Poll: Most coveted recruits in the country
July, 22, 2014
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN Insider
Kelly Kline/Under ArmourThon Maker & Ben Simmons could light up the college game soon -- and the NBA not long after.The all-important July recruiting period concludes this weekend. For the last two weeks, college coaches have been flying all over the country to evaluate -- and meet -- recruits.
During this time two summers ago, Jabari Parker was out due to a foot injury, and so Andrew Wiggins solidified his spot as the No. 1 player in the country. Last year, skilled big man Jahlil Okafor cemented his hold on the top spot.
This year, the top spot was wide open heading into July. But that has changed. We reached out to more than 40 high-major head coaches and assistants and asked them this question:
"Who would you want if you could have one recruit, regardless of class and age?"
These are their answers