Aaron Gordon headlines the Pac-12's top class at Arizona.
With a springtime recruiting win over Kentucky, Oregon and Washington to land elite forward Aaron Gordon, Arizona sits atop of the Pac-12 recruiting rankings.
Gordon isn't the only five-star prospect in Arizona's class. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is also an athletic and versatile forward like Gordon.
The No. 2-ranked class of Washington boasts a McDonald's All-American in savvy point guard Nigel Williams-Goss.
Colorado, Oregon and Stanford are the other programs with top 50 ranked prospects in the 247Composite Team Rankings.
Here is a review of the Pac-12 2013 recruiting cycle.
1. Arizona (No. 4 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Aaron Gordon, SF, San Jose (Calif.) Archbishop Mitty
2. Washington (No. 24 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Nigel Williams-Goss, PG, Henderson (Nev.) Findlay
3. California (No. 31 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Jabari Bird, SG, Richmond (Calif.) Salesian
4. UCLA (No. 32 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Zach LaVine, SG, Bothell (Wash.) High School
5. Colorado (No. 40 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Jaron Hopkins, SG, Mesa (Ariz.) Dobson
6. Oregon (No. 46 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Jordan Bell, PF, Long Beach (Calif.) Poly
7. Stanford (No. 50 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Marcus Allen, SG, Las Vegas (Nev.) Centennial
8. USC (No. 67 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Roschon Prince, SG, Long Beach (Calif.) Poly
9. Washington State (No. 76 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Ikenna Iroegbu, PG, Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy
10. Arizona State (No. 79 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Chance Murray, SG, Los Angeles (Calif.) Price
11. Oregon State (No. 87 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Malcolm Duvivier, SG, Toronto (Ontario) St. Thomas Aquinas
12. Utah (No. 101 in 247Composite Team Rankings)
Top Player- Ahmed Fields, SF, Woodstock (Va.) Massanutten Military Academy
Arizona has big hopes for elite forward Aaron Gordon and five-star forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson…. Four-star prospect Nigel Williams-Goss is expected to take over the point guard position next year for Washington.... Top 30 prospect Jabari Bird leads an intriguing California class…. UCLA strengthened its class with the late addition of four-star prospect Wannah Bail…. Elite athlete Jordan Bell is the top Oregon recruit…. Colorado has a four-star recruit in shooting guard Jaron Hopkins The Ducks also landed one of the better junior college players in wing Elgin Cook.
Best by Position
Point Guard- Nigel Williams-Goss (No. 5 nationally, signed with Washington)
Scouting Report- Physical and smart, Williams-Goss also has the skill set to make all the plays from the point guard position.
Shooting Guard- Jabari Bird (No. 8 nationally, signed with California)
Scouting Report- A high level athlete, Bird is versatile and has one of the best midrange scoring games in the class.
Small Forward- Aaron Gordon (No. 2 nationally, signed with Arizona)
Scouting Report- Gordon, who can play either forward position, is an elite athlete with enormous potential.
Power Forward- Jordan Bell (No. 13 nationally, signed with Oregon)
Scouting Report- He is a limited shooter, but there might not be a better athlete than Bell in the 2013 class.
Center- Kameron Rooks (No. 19 nationally, committed to California)
Scouting Report- The Pac-12 is thin with incoming centers, but Rooks has good bloodlines and plenty of potential.
By the Numbers
46- The number of 2013 Pac-12 recruits
3- The number of five-star Pac-12 recruits
10- The number of four-star Pac-12 recruits
14- The number of states represented by Pac-12 recruits
17- The number of Big 12 recruits from California (state with the most Pac-12 recruits)
Best perimeter scorer: Jabari Bird, Cal
Best low post scorer: Aaron Gordon, Arizona
Best passer: Nigel Williams-Goss, Washington
Best rebounder: Aaron Gordon, Arizona
Best shot blocker: Jordan Bell, Oregon
Best defender: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Arizona
Most versatile: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Arizona
Best in the clutch: Nigel Williams-Goss, Washington
Best pro prospect: Aaron Gordon, Arizona
Best speed: Ikenna Iroegbu, Washington State
Best motor: Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Arizona
Impact player: Aaron Gordon, Arizona
Biggest sleeper: Marcus Allen, Stanford