Which men's college basketball recruits rose up and fell down the rankings?

Kentucky signee Nolan Hickman ascended from No. 61 to No. 28 in the ESPN 100 thanks to his crafty point guard play and his elite playmaking abilities. Fred Daniels

The college basketball recruiting world has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic throughout the year.

All three national sneaker circuits were canceled. There has been a recruiting dead period in place since March, and it has been extended through April 15, 2021. Coaches have done their evaluating almost exclusively by video.

That said, basketball hasn't stopped, and we have continued to evaluate prospects at every turn. Our updated ESPN 100 (Class of 2021), ESPN 60 (Class of 2022) and ESPN 25 (Class of 2023) rankings reflect what we have witnessed, both in person and on video, in recent months.

Here are the names from each class that stood out.