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Tuesday, January 9
Updated: May 16, 12:52 PM ET
Top 20 prep power forwards

The players who will make up the freshman class of 2001-2002 are either headed to college or the NBA. Here are the top 20 power forwards.

Rankings as of May 15:

Player Height Hometown (H.S.) College
1. Kwame Brown 6-11 Brunswick, Ga. (Glynn Academy) NBA
2. Ousmane Cisse 6-7 Montgomery, Ala. (St. Jude HS) NBA
3. Marco Killingsworth 6-8 Birmingham, Ala. (Central Park HS) Auburn
4. Rick Rickert 6-11 Duluth, Minn. (East HS) Minnesota
5. Brandon Robinson 6-8 Fitchburg, Mass. (Notre Dame Prep) Auburn
6. Dennis Latimore 6-8 Halstead Kan. Arizona
7. David Lee 6-7 St. Louis, Mo. (Chaminade HS) Florida
8. Robert Whaley 6-9 Benton Harbor, Mich. Missouri
9. Anthony Richardson 6-7 Raleigh, N.C. (Leesville Road HS) Florida State
10. Josh Powell 6-9 Riverdale, Ga. NC State
11. Levi Watkins 6-7 Rockville, Md. (Montrose Christian HS) NC State
12. Taurance Johnson 6-9 Faith Christian HS (Collingswood, N.J) Florida International
13. Andre Patterson 6-7 Los Angeles, Calif. (Washington Prep) UCLA
14. Jason Maxiell 6-5 Carrollton, Tex. (Newman-Smith HS) Cincinnati
15. Wayne Simien 6-7 Leavenworth, Kan. (Leavenworth HS) Kansas
16. Jamal Levy 6-8 Homestead, Fla. (Berkshire Academy) Wake Forest
17. Elton Brown 6-7 Newport News, Va. (Warwick HS) Virginia
18. Lawrence Roberts 6-8 Houston, Tex. (Lamar HS) Baylor
19. Ed Nelson 6-7 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (St. Thomas Aquinas HS) Georgia Tech
20. Rob Sanders 6-7 Oakdale, Ct. (St. Thomas More Prep) Providence
Mark Mayemura and David Benezra are the editors of the Recruiting USA website (

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