Five Wildcats in Top 25 of final 2016 ESPN 100
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Five Wildcats in Top 25 of final 2016 ESPN 100

Drew Franklinover 5 years


Article written by:Drew FranklinDrew Franklin


USATSI_9219038_154849602_lowres ESPN Recruiting released its final rankings for the 2016 class today and five of Kentucky's six signees are ranked as top-25 players. Bam Adebayo leads the bunch, earning a fifth overall ranking from ESPN. De'Aaron Fox is right behind him at No. 6, followed by Malik Monk at ninth, Wenyen Gabriel at No. 14 and Sacha Killeya-Jones at No. 24.

1. Harry Giles, Duke 2. Josh Jackson, Kansas 3. Jayson Tatum, Duke 4. Lonzo Ball, UCLA 5. Bam Adebayo, Kentucky 6. De'Aaron Fox, Kentucky 7. Markelle Fultz, Washington 8. Miles Bridges, Michigan State 9. Malik Monk, Kentucky 10. Frank Jackson, Duke ... 14. Wenyen Gabriel, Kentucky ... 24. Sacha Killeya-Jones, Kentucky

Kentucky is ESPN's top-ranked class, edging out Duke for the No. 1 spot. Marques Bolden, ESPN's No. 16 player, will decide how that stands in the end. Full rankings here.

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