Ranking the top 25 high school players regardless of class

Emoni Bates' enormous potential makes him the top prospect in all of high school basketball. Isaiah J. Downing/USA TODAY Sports

In June, ESPN took a crack at ranking the best players in the top three classes of high school basketball, regardless of class, with the sensational Emoni Bates topping our list back then. The list has undergone some revision since that time, but the top three have remained unchanged, with Bates, USC-bound Evan Mobley, and Oklahoma State-bound Cade Cunningham still occupying the initial spots.