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Butler moves into the Top 47

The decommitment of three-star combo guard Darius Thompson cost Vanderbilt its position in the Top 47. In its place, Butler slides into the No. 47 slot in the 2013 team recruiting rankings.

Elijah Brown will continue the strong guard play at Butler.

The Butler class doesn’t include a star, but it is a solid four-man class which includes Elijah Brown. The son of former Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown, Elijah Brown is a physical scorer who can put up points in bunches.

As far as the conferences are concerned, the SEC is tops in the 247Sports 2013 national team recruiting rankings. Kentucky sits above all with the No. 3, 4, 9, 11 and 13 ranked prospects in its six-man class.

Florida and LSU join Kentucky in the top 10.

SEC schools Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee and Alabama are also in the rankings.

1. Kentucky
SG Aaron Harrison (#3 247Sports/ #5 247Composite)
PG Andrew Harrison (#4 247Sports/ #4 247Composite)
PF Marcus Lee (#9 247Sports/ #22 247Composite)
SG James Young (#11 247Sports/ #10 247Composite)
C Dakari Johnson (#13 247Sports/ #7 247Composite)
SF Derek Willis (#64 247Sports/ #115 247Composite)

Coach John Calipari is on pace to land a fourth consecutive No. 1 recruiting class. An amazing five recruits are ranked No. 13 or higher in the Top247.

2. Kansas
SG Wayne Selden (#21 247Sports/ #17 247Composite)
SG Brannen Greene (#26 247Sports/ #27 247Composite)
C Joel Embiid (#36 247Sports/ #127 247Composite)
SG Conner Frankamp (#42 247Sports/ #38 247Composite)
PG Frank Mason (#79 247Sports/ #151 247Composite)

A pair of sharpshooters in Greene and Frankamp are headed to Kansas. Selden and Mason provide a healthy dose of physicality for Coach Bill Self, who also snagged a promising big man in Embiid.

3. Duke
SF Jabari Parker (#6 247Sports/ #2 247Composite)
SF Semi Ojeleye (#22 247Sports/ #25 247Composite)
SG Matt Jones (#53 247Sports/ #34 247Composite)

Parker is the jewel of the Duke recruiting class while Ojeleye gives Coach Mike Krzyzewski an physical combo forward he hasn't had in recent years. Jones, on the other hand, will be another Duke sharpshooter.

4. Louisville
PG Terry Rozier (#17 247Sports/ #90 247Composite)
PG Chris Jones (Five-star with a #98 grade junior college)
SG Anton Gill (#55 247Sports/ #42 247Composite)
PF Akoy Agau (#98 247Sports/ #109 247Composite)

A junior college All-American and five-star prospect, Chris Jones is the leader of the future for Coach Rick Pitino while fellow guard Terry Rozier is also a five-star whose stock is on the rise.

5. Memphis
PF Austin Nichols (#28 247Sports/ #24 247Composite)
SF Kuran Iverson (#32 247Sports/ #26 247Composite)
SF Nick King (#51 247Sports/ #32 247Composite)
SG Markel Crawford (#73 247Sports/ #120 247Composite)
PG Rashawn Powell (#99 247Sports/ #83 247Composite)

Coach Josh Pastner has five positions covered with his five-man class, led by highly skilled forwards Kuran Iverson and Austin Nichols.

6. Indiana
PF Noah Vonleh (#8 247Sports/ #8 247Composite)
SG Troy Williams (#41 247Sports/ #37 247Composite)
SG Stanford Robinson (#66 247Sports/ #56 247Composite)
PF Luke Fischer (#142 247Sports/ #118 247Composite)
SF Devin Davis (#183 247Sports/ #164 247Composite)
SF Collin Hartman (#223 247Sports/ #225 247Composite)

Indiana has some scoring pop in the backcourt with Williams and Robinson, but Tom Crean's prize recruit is elite forward Noah Vonleh.

7. Florida
PG Kasey Hill (#7 247Sports/ #9 247Composite)
PF Chris Walker (#10 247Sports/ #11 247Composite)

Coach Billy Donovan dipped into his home state for two elite prospects.

8. LSU
SF Jarrell Martin (#23 247Sports/ #13 247Composite)
PF Jordan Mickey (#31 247Sports/ #36 247Composite)
PG Tim Quarterman (#76 247Sports/ #71 247Composite)
PF Deng Deng (Not rated junior college)
C John Odoh (Not rated junior college)

Johnny Jones has a recruiting class full of athletic big men and a point guard with size.

9. North Carolina
PF Isaiah Hicks (#12 247Sports/ #12 247Composite)
C Kennedy Meeks (#49 247Sports/ #35 247Composite)
PG Nate Britt Jr. (#59 247Sports/ #62 247Composite)

Hicks and Mekes provide legitimate size for Coach Roy Williams while Britt Jr. is a heady playmaker.

10. UTEP
SG Isaac Hamilton (#16 247Sports/ #19 247Composite)
SF Anthony January (#46 247Sports/ #106 247Composite)
SF Vince Hunter (#112 247Sports/ #102 247Composite)
SG Andre Spight (#206 247Sports/ #195 247Composite)
SG Jacob Thomas (#81 grade junior college)
SF Jake Flaggert (#80 grade/ #295 247Composite)

Tim Floyd pulled off a major recruiting coup in landing five-star guard Isaac Hamilton.

11. Marquette
SG Jajuan Johnson (#47 247Sports/ #49 247Composite)
SF Deonte Burton (#57 247Sports/ #50 247Composite)
PG Duane Wilson (#80 247Sports/ #63 247Composite)
PF Jameel McKay (Four-star with a #90 grade junior college)
PG John Dawson (#80 grade/ #261 247Composite)

This strong Marquette recruiting class is marked with the toughness that Buzz Williams values.

12. Baylor
PF Dominic Woodson (#61 247Sports/ #52 247Composite)
SF Ishmail Wainright (#62 247Sports/ #44 247Composite)
PF Johnathan Motley (#81 247Sports/ #126 247Composite)
PG Kenny Chery (Not rated junior college)

Scott Drew has a formidable and diverse front line in place.

13. Syracuse
SF Tyler Roberson (#30 247Sports/ #30 247Composite)
PG Tyler Ennis (#54 247Sports/ #33 247Composite)
SG Ron Patterson (#166 247Sports/ #175 247Composite)
C Chinonso Obokoh (#177 247Sports/ #178 247Composite)
SF B.J. Johnson (#236 247Sports/ #190 247Composite)

Roberson is a rebounding machine, and Ennis is a heady, college-ready point guard in a recruiting class with some promising prospects.

14. Arkansas
PF Bobby Portis (#24 247Sports/ #15 247Composite)
C Moses Kingsley (#29 247Sports/ #45 247Composite)

Coach Mike Anderson has landed the top inside duo in the country.

15. North Carolina State
PG Anthony Barber (#38 247Sports/ #16 247Composite)
PF Kyle Washington (#83 247Sports/ #75 247Composite)
C BeeJay Anya (#103 247Sports/ #54 247Composite)

Mark Gottfried continues to recruit well at North Carolina State with an impressive inside/outside duo in 2013.

16. Oklahoma State
SG Detrick Mostella (#43 247Sports/ #88 247Composite)
SF Leyton Hammonds (#105 247Sports/ #140 247Composite)
PG Stevie Clark (#109 247Sports/ #76 247Composite)

Led by scoring guard Detrick Mostella, all three of Oklahoma State's recruits know how to put the ball in the basket.

17. Illinois
SG Kendrick Nunn (#67 247Sports/ #53 247Composite)
PF Austin Colbert (#97 247Sports/ #128 247Composite)
SG Malcolm Hill (#104 247Sports/ #74 247Composite)
PG Jaylon Tate (#132 247Sports/ #203 247Composite)
PF Maverick Morgan (#181 247Sports/ #152 247Composite)

Coach John Groce has a couple of tough, physical guards in Nunn and Hill, which highlight the Illinois recruiting class.

18. Michigan
SG Zak Irvin (#39 247Sports/ #39 247Composite)
PG Derrick Walton (#74 247Sports/ #47 247Composite)
PF Mark Donnal (#150 247Sports/ #87 247Composite)

Irvin is a do-everything type perimeter player, while Walton will provide strong floor leadership for Coach John Beilein.

19. California
SG Jabari Bird (#27 247Sports/ #21 247Composite)
SG Jordan Mathews (#110 247Sports/ #130 247Composite)
PG Sam Singer (#122 247Sports/ #172 247Composite)
C Kameron Rooks (#245 247Sports/ #226 247Composite)

Bird, a do-everything backcourt player, is the jewel of Mike Montgomery's recruiting class.

20. Missouri
PF Johnathan Williams III (#51 247Sports/ #41 247Composite)
PG Wesley Clark (#91 247Sports/ #91 247Composite)
PF Torren Jones (#93 247Sports/ #146 247Composite)
C Keanau Post (Not rated junior college)

Frank Haith is bringing in three four-star prospects who should play well together.

21. Cincinnati
SF Jermaine Lawrence (#24 247Sports/ #19 247Composite)
SG Kevin Johnson (#154 247Sports/ #137 247Composite)
SG Deshaun Morman (#201 247Sports/ #187 247Composite)
SG Troy Caupain (#221 247Sports/ #214 247Composite)
C Jamaree Strickland (#80 grade/ #294 247Composite)

Jermaine Lawrence is a significant instant impact recruit for the Bearcats.

22. Notre Dame
PG Demetrius Jackson (#50 247Sports/ #28 247Composite)
SF V.J. Beachem (#100 247Sports/ #78 247Composite)
SG Steve Vasturia (#173 247Sports/ #112 247Composite)
PF Austin Torres(#80 grade/ #296 247Composite)

Mike Brey found his point guard of the future in Jackson.

23. Tennessee
SG Robert Hubbs (#15 247Sports/ #20 247Composite)
SF A.J. Davis (#188 247Sports/ #224 247Composite)
PG Travon Landry (#81 grade/ #262 247Composite)

Hubbs will be an immediate-impact scorer for Cuonzo Martin.

24. Arizona
SF Rondae Jefferson (#18 247Sports/ #14 247Composite)
SG Elliott Pitts (#149 247Sports/ #100 247Composite)

Jefferson would love to have the success that Derrick Williams had under Sean Miller.

25. Maryland
PG Roddy Peters (#19 247Sports/ #40 247Composite)
C Damonte Dodd (#175 247Sports/ #124 247Composite)

Mark Turgeon didn't land the Harrison twins, but he did land a five-star point guard.

26. Manhattan
SG Chris Thomas (Five-star with a #99 grade junior college)
PG Tyler Wilson (Not rated)

Five-star guard Chris Thomas could be a program changer for Manhattan.

27. BYU
C Eric Mika (#34 247Sports/ #60 2247Composite)
PG Nick Emery (#101 247Sports/ #79 247Composite)
PF Braiden Shaw (#220 247Sports/ #221 247Composite)
PF Jakob Hartsock (#83 grade/ #199 247Composite)
C Luke Worthington (#82 grade/ #249 247Composite)

Mika is a tremendously promising big man while Emery is a sharpshooter.

28. West Virginia
PF Devin Williams (#56 247Sports/ #73 247Composite)
PF Elijah Macon (#85 247Sports/ #69 247Composite)
PF Brandon Watkins (#145 247Sports/ #138 247Composite)
PF Nathan Adrian (#81 grade/ #256 247Composite)

Bobby Huggins has length and strength in this foursome of forwards.

29. UNLV
PF Christian Wood (#33 247Sports/ #43 247Composite)
SG Jelan Kendrick (#92 grade junior college)
PG Kendall Smith (#83 grade/ #171 247Composite)

Wood is a stretch four with superior shooting touch, and Kendrick will try to reach his potential with a new team.

30. UCLA
SG Allerik Freeman (#68 247Sports/ #57 247Composite)
SG Zach Lavine (#78 247Sports/ #46 247Composite)
SF Noah Allen (#224 247Sports/ #201 247Composite)

Ben Howland has a couple of guards with some versatility to their games at the forefront of UCLA's class.

31. Florida State
SG Xavier Rathan-Mayes (#44 247Sports/ #31 247Composite)
PF Jarquez Smith (#95 247Sports/ #85 247Composite)

Rathan-Mayes is guaranteed to put up points for Leonard Hamilton.

32. Washington
PG Nigel Williams-Gross (#35 247Sports/ #58 247Composite)
CG Darin Johnson (#146 247Sports/ #104 247Composite)
PG Jahmel Taylor (#83 grade/ #254 247Composite)

Williams-Gross and Johnson are a couple of guards with a range of talents.

33. Purdue
SG Kendall Stephens (#75 247Sports/ #64 247Composite)
PG Bryson Scott (#92 247Sports/ #99 247Composite)
SF Basil Smotherman (#242 247Sports/ #194 247Composite)

Matt Painter has a tough leader in Scott who will play alongside a sharpshooter in Stephens.

34. South Carolina
SG Sindarius Thornwell (#20 247Sports/ #29 247Composite)
PF Desmond Ringer (#211 247Sports/ #182 247Composite)
SG Justin McKie (#78 grade/ #323 247Composite)

Thornwell is a physical competitor who should make an instant impact for Frank Martin.

35. Ohio State
SF Marc Loving (#71 247Sports/ #61 247Composite)
SG Kameron Williams (#84 247Sports/ #72 247Composite)

Both Loving and Williams know how to get the ball into the basket.

36. Wisconsin
PG Bronson Koenig (#70 247Sports/ #92 247Composite)
PF Nigel Hayes (#136 247Sports/ #165 247Composite)
PF Vitto Brown (#205 247Sports/ #227 247Composite)
SG Riley Dearring (#83 grade/ #248 247Composite)
SG Jordan Hill (#80 grade/ #304 247Composite)

Scoring lead guard Bronson Koenig leads Bo Ryan's five-man class.

37. South Florida
C John Egbunu (#69 247Sports/ #66 247Composite)
C Chris Perry (#148 247Sports/ #119 247Composite)
SF Byron Zeigler (#189 247Sports/ #179 247Composite)
PG Drew Davis (Not rated)
PG Josh Heath (Not rated)
SF Dre'Kalo Clayton (Not rated)

Egbunu and Perry are low-post players with great size.

38. UC Irvine
C Mamadou Ndiaye (#14 247Sports/ #97 247Composite)

If Ndiaye can stay healthy, he will be a program changer for UC Irvine.

39. Iowa State
SG Matt Thomas (#94 247Sports/ #59 247Composite)
PG Monte Morris (#116 247Sports/ #82 247Composite)
SF Dustin Hogue (Not rated junior college)

Thomas is one of the top shooters in the class.

40. Connecticut
PF Kentan Facey (#90 247Sports/ #95 247Composite)
PG Terrence Samuel (#119 247Sports/ #131 247Composite)
C Amida Brimah (#227 247Sports/ #239 247Composite)

Facey and Samuel are regional prospects with national caliber games, and Brimah is a big man with potential.

41. Alabama
C Jimmie Taylor (#72 247Sports/ #65 247Composite)
PF Shannon Hale (#102 247Sports/ #96 247Composite)

Anthony Grant has a foundation of size in his 2013 class.

42. Oregon
PF Jordan Bell (#63 247Sports/ #122 247Composite)
SG Tyree Robinson (#120 247Sports/#125 247Composite)
SG Tyrell Robinson (#214 247Sports/#229 247Composite)
SG A.J. Lapray (#81 grade/ #242 247Composite)
C Christiano Felicio (Not rated)
SG Jalil Abdul-Bassit (Unrated junior college)

43. SMU
C Yanick Mreira (Four-star with a #90 grade junior college)
SG Sterling Brown (#152 247Sports/ #110 247Composite)
PF Ben Moore (#226 247Sports/ #269 247Composite)

Larry Brown is off to a solid recruiting start at SMU.

44. Villanova
PF Kris Jenkins (#113 247Sports/ #76 247Composite)
SF Josh Hart (#124 247Sports/ #98 247Composite)

Both Jenkins and Hart create a nucleus of toughness in Jay Wright's recruiting class.

45. Virginia
PG Devon Hall (#65 247Sports/ #94 247Composite)
PG London Perrantes (#170 247Sports/ #123 247Composite)

Tony Bennett has two quality point guards who could also play together.

46. Providence
SF Brandon Austin (#48 247Sports/ #55 247Composite)
PF Rodney Bullock (#219 247Sports/ #207 247Composite)

Brandon Austin has the tools to fill many roles for Providence.

47. Butler
PF Nolan Berry (#144 247Sports/ #149 247Composite)
SG Elijah Brown (#172 247Sports/ #210 247Composite)
SG Rene Castro (#218 247Sports/ #170 247Composite)
C Andrew Chrabascz (#83 grade/ #251 247Composite)

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