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Top performances from ranked prospects

2/19/2013

Here is a look at the top performances from the past week (Feb. 12-Feb. 18) from some of the top players in the country, ranked in our ESPN 100, 60 and 25.

Class of 2013: ESPN 100

No. 1 Andrew Wiggins, SF

Playing in his home province of Ontario, Wiggins scored 25 points, pulled down nine rebounds and added four assists and two blocks in Huntington Prep’s win on Sunday.

No. 2 Jabari Parker, SF

Parker scored 14 points but missed a jumper with .9 seconds left as Simeon fell to Morgan Park 54-53 on Wednesday in the Chicago Public League semifinals.

No. 3 Julius Randle, PF

Randle returned to Prestonwood Christian’s lineup Friday night after missing most of the year with a broken right foot. The undeclared senior finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds in 15 minutes against Bishop Lynch.

No. 4 Aaron Gordon, PF

Gordon scored eight points in Archbishop Mitty’s 72-29 rout of Valley Christian on Tuesday in a West Catholic League playoff tilt. He scored 17 and pulled down 13 boards on Friday in a 72-69 win over Riordan.

No. 7 Aaron Harrison, SG

Aaron scored 27 points on Tuesday in Travis’ 56-34 win over Fort Bend Elkins.

No. 8 Noah Vonleh, PF

The Indiana-bound senior had 11 points and nine rebounds in New Hampton’s 77-73 win over Tilton on Friday.

No. 15 Austin Nichols, PF

Nichols finished with 29 points and 16 boards on Tuesday night as Briarcrest cruised by Memphis University School, 64-47.

No. 21 Demetrius Jackson, PG

Jackson finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds in Marian’s 60-56 win over Penn on Friday night.

No. 22 Rysheed Jordan, PG

Jordan’s free throw with 0.1 seconds left gave Vaux a 62-61 win over Math, Civics and Sciences on Saturday. He finished the game with 29 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five steals.

No. 23 Anthony Barber, PG

Barber became the Peninsula District’s all-time leading scorer (1,981 points) on Tuesday after scoring 20 points in Hampton’s 62-40 win over Menchville. His 28 points on Friday helped Hampton knock of Phoebus 77-56 in a PD semifinal. He scored 16 points on Friday but it wasn’t enough as the Crabbers fell to Kecoughtan 52-50 in the PD tournament final.

No. 25 Jermaine Lawrence, PF

Lawrence’s 17 points led Pope John past Vernon 89-45 on Tuesday night. He had three points and eight rebounds on Thursday night in a 62-49 win over Blair. He scored five points on Saturday before injuring his wrist in a 43-36 win over Hunterdon Central. Lawrence is expected to miss the remainder of the season.

No. 26 JaJuan Johnson, SG

Johnson, who shot up to No. 26 in the new ESPN 100 rankings, scored 21 points in Southwind’s 92-74 decision over Germantown on Tuesday. He scored 10 on Friday as Southwind hammered Collierville 101-44 and went for 26 on Saturday in an 84-66 win over Houston.

No. 27 Tyler Roberson, PF

Roberson chipped in 19 points for Roselle Catholic on Thursday in a 63-60 win over Westfield. The senior managed just two shots and eight points as Roselle fell to Union 64-63 on Saturday in the Union County Tournament.

No. 29 Isaac Hamilton, SG

The McDonald’s All-American drilled eight 3-pointers and finished with 35 points in St. John Bosco’s 91-46 rout of Ridgecrest Burroughs on Friday in 3A second round game.

No. 30 Eric Mika, C

Mika’s 16 points and 12 rebounds helped Lone Peak take down Lehi 90-71 on Friday night.

No. 32 Matt Jones, SG

Jones went for 18 points in DeSoto’s 54-33 win over Mansfield on Tuesday. He scored nine on Saturday in a 58-48 win over Woodrow Wilson.

No. 36 Semi Ojeleye, SF

The Duke signee was held to 20 points – half of his season average of 41.5 – but finished with 11 rebounds and four blocks to help Ottawa hold off Baldwin 62-48 on Friday night. Ojeleye is just 18 points shy of the all-time state scoring record.

No. 38 Tyler Ennis, PG

Ennis had the highest scoring output of his career on Thursday, dropping a school-record 53 points on Eastern in 116-65 rout. He went for 21 on Saturday in the Grey Bees’ 65-37 rout of Hun in a Prep A tournament semifinal.

No. 41 Kennedy Meeks, C

Meeks had 15 points and 20 boards on Tuesday in a 61-55 win over Mallard Creek. Hours after being named a McDonald’s All-American on Thursday, Meeks went out and scored 14 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in West Charlotte’s 62-49 win over Vance.

No. 45 Nick Emery, PG

Emery’s game-high 25 points led Lone Peak past Lehi 90-71 on Friday night.

No. 47 Conner Frankamp, PG

The Kansas-bound senior had 37 points on Friday night in North’s 52-40 win over Bishop Carroll. Frankamp’s point total gave him 2,233 for his career and vaulted him past his future Jayhawk teammate Perry Ellis for tops all-time in the Wichita City League.

No. 49 Deonte Burton, SF

Burton dropped 34 points on Milwaukee Career and Tech Ed on Tuesday in Vincent’s 94-62 romp. He managed just six points in a 55-43 loss to Milwaukee Hamilton on Friday.

No. 50 Zach LaVine, PG

LaVine dropped in 18 points on Friday but Bothell fell to Garfield 93-69.

No. 53 Jordan Mickey, PF

Mickey chipped in 11 points for Prime Prep on Friday in a 73-45 rout of Sunrise Christian Academy (Kan.).

No. 54 Johnathan Williams III, PF

Williams led Southwind with 24 points in a 92-74 win over Germantown on Tuesday night. He added 11 on Friday in a 101-44 rout of Collierville. His 29 led Southwind on Saturday to an 84-66 win over Houston.

No. 55 Duane Wilson, PG

Dominican cruised by Racine Lutheran 68-42 on Thursday behind Wilson’s 15 points.

No. 59 Kris Jenkins, PF

Jenkins scored six points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Gonzaga knocked off St. John’s 72-65 on Tuesday night. He exploded for 25 points and 11 boards on Thursday in an 82-71 win over Good Counsel. Jenkins had 12 points on Sunday in a 58-53 in a defeat of Bishop O’Connell.

No. 60 Ishmail Wainright, SF

Wainright finished with 14 points and eight rebounds for Montrose Christian in a 50-44 win over Cesar Chavez on Wednesday. He had 10 points on Thursday in a win over Bell, 12 points and 10 boards on Saturday in win over Friendship Collegiate and eight points on Sunday in win over Takoma Academy.

No. 63 Reggie Cameron, PF

Cameron scored 18 points and pulled down nine boards for Hudson Catholic in a 110-43 rout of Kearny on Thursday in a Hudson County Tournament first round matchup. His game-high 30 points to go along with eight rebounds led HC past Union City 75-35 on Saturday.

No. 65 Allerik Freeman, SG

Freeman led Findlay with 14 points on Friday in a 71-29 rout of God’s Academy (Texas) in Wichita Falls, Texas.

No. 68 Malcolm Hill, SG

Hill had 36 points on Friday night in Belleville East’s 67-62 win over Alton.

No. 69 BeeJay Anya, C

Anya scored nine points in DeMatha’s 63-45 loss to Bishop O’Connell on Tuesday night. His ten points on Friday helped the Stags rebound past Bishop McNamara 63-36. He had 15 on Sunday in a 60-52 loss to Paul VI.

No. 72 Karviar Shepherd, C

Shepherd scored 10 points as Prime Prep blew out Sunrise Christian Academy (Kan.) 73-45 on Friday.

No. 75 Mamadou Ndiaye, C

Ndiaye led Brethren Christian with 24 points in a 65-50 win over Pasadena Poly on Friday in a Division 5AA second round win.

No. 83 Kyle Washington, PF

Washington chipped in 14 points on Friday in Brewster’s 85-56 rout of Massanutten Military (Va.) at the New Hampton School Tournament. He added 11 on Saturday as the Bobcats captured the championship with an 83-42 rout of New Hampton.

No. 87 Kendal Yancy-Harris, PG

Yancy-Harris scored 10 points for Richardson Berkner on Tuesday in a 54-33 win over Skyline.

No. 90 Billy Garrett Jr., PG

Garrett’s layup with 10 seconds left gave Morgan Park a 54-53 win over Simeon on Wednesday night in a Chicago Public League semifinal. He finished with 11 points. His 12 points weren’t enough as Morgan Park fell to Whitney Young 60-56 in overtime on Friday in the finals.

No. 94 Rashawn Powell, PG

Powell put in 26 points on Thursday in Dr. Phillips’ 64-63 win over Apopka in a Class 8A regional quarterfinal.

No. 97 London Perrantes, PG

Perrantes finished with 18 points for Crespi in a 66-61 win over Maranatha on Friday.

No. 98 Stanford Robinson, SF

Robinson had 10 points and five rebounds on Friday in Findlay Prep’s 71-29 thrashing of God’s Academy (Texas).

Class of 2014: ESPN 60