Posted On: 03/30/20 7:40 PM
The 2022 class is filled with endless prospects and is perhaps one of the best and deepest class in the country on top of just Florida.
Prior to the season, there were 188 prospects ranked and now there have been 159 additions, bringing the total number to 346 players.
We want to rank as many kids as possible so first off college coaches can tap into our network and find kids they might not even know about. Also, having programs and kids feel included is important. All these kids play a role on their squads.
Here is a look at the new Top 10 list. We will have more stories on players to keep a close eye on in the 2022 class here in the coming days with the very first 2023 rankings also ready to launch.
Breaking down the Top 10 List
No. 1- Caleb HoustanCalebHoustan6'8" | SFMontverde | 2022State#22NationFL is one gifted athlete who can shoot the lights out of the ball and quickly. Not only that, the 6’8″ wing is a powerful driver, heads up defender and long body that clogs up space on both ends. The Montverde prospect has plenty of speed and IQ that make him a prime candidate for the straight to NBA conversation if the one and done rule is in fact taken away by the time of the 2022 draft. Virginia, North Carolina, Oregon and Texas Tech have all offered with Texas and Oklahoma expressing interest.
No. 2 – Dariq WhiteheadDariqWhitehead6'6" | CGMontverde | 2022State#7NationFL has so much bounce in his game and his athleticism is fun to watch. The speedy guard was on the national team as an 8th grader taking it all in behind RJ Barrett and Co. at Montverde. Last year, he worked his way into games and brought a ton of energy to the plate. This season, he was in full force with his confidence. His jumper can stand to get better, but he is a blazer out there looking to blow past everyone. Much like Houstan, he could be in the conversation of straight to the NBA in a few years. Whitehead holds offers from Rutgers, Seton Hall, Oklahoma State, Arizona, LSU and West Virginia and Arkansas Little Rock.
No. 3 – Eric Dailey Jr.EricDailey Jr.6'7" | SFIMG | 2022State#122NationFL has made incredible strides in just a short time and a lot of that has to do with the fact that he has played in Europe the last few summers against older players. The 6’7″ guard/wing has gotten taller, stronger and smarter as he made the move from IMG White to the IMG National team this season providing a huge boost at the point guard spot with 2020 guard Jalen Johnson leaving the program before the season even tipped off. Dailey Jr. is smooth with the ball in his hands, can shoot it a high clip and can get past defenders and finish with various lay-ins and high flying dunks. His offers include Michigan, Miami, Iowa State, Tennessee, Texas A&M, UF and Florida A&M.
No. 4 – Gregg GlennGreggGlenn6'7" | CGCalvary Christian | 2022State#24NationFL has the looks of a steady and versatile 6’7″ guard/wing. He is a big body who goes to the rack and finishes through contact. The Calvary Christian standout lives around the boards and helps his team in that department often. Glenn is only going to get better as his jumper becomes more consistent and he gets even tougher and quicker all around. He holds offers from Michigan, USF, Alabama, Miami, FSU, Oklahoma State, Iowa State.
No. 5 – Jarace WalkerJaraceWalker6'6" | SFIMG | 2022State#19NationFL has always looked older than his grade simply because of his developed body and true assertiveness. A 6’6″ small forward who has some very good ball skills, he is a shooter, slasher and all-around difference-maker for IMG. Walker is a big piece for his squad and played a huge role off the bench as a freshman as IMG won Geico Nationals. UF, Virginia Tech, LSU, Kansas State and Howard have all offered.
No. 6 – Brandon Huntley-HatfieldBrandonHuntley-Hatfield6'9" | PFIMG | 2022State#51NationFL perhaps has the highest ceiling of any player in the 2022 class in the country. The 6’9″ forward has super long arms, can shoot it when he needs to and his drive to the rack is polished. Huntley-Hatfield is simply loaded with upside and is someone you watch and come away very impressed with, even when he isn’t touching the rock. Kentucky, FSU, Memphis, Auburn, Wake Forest, Baylor, Ole Miss and Seton Hall have all offered him.
No. 7 – Ven-Allen LubinVen-AllenLubin6'7" | PFOrlando Christian Prep | 2022State#163NationFL is a freakish athlete who newcomers watch and always ask me or I hear saying “he’s a senior right?” Well, he is far from a senior which is a scary thing. The 6’6″ wing is a steady shooter and attacker and someone who knows who to use every inch of his wingspan to score buckets and block shots. The sky is the limit for Lubin, who is a quiet leader and an all-business type player. He holds offers from Alabama, Iowa State, UF, St. John’s and USF.
No. 8 – Fanbo ZengFanboZeng6'9" | PFWindermere Prep | 2022State#73NationFL is a player who looks skinny, but he’s tacked on some muscle to his thin frame and to be honest what he does on the floor outweighs what his appearance is like at this juncture. He puts his head above the rim as a dunker and driver to the rack and his jumper is really impressive for a 6’9″ big man as he shot 46 percent from deep. He’s already broken the Windermere Prep block shot record with 129 over his first two seasons. Zeng has offers from UF, UAB, Tulane, FGCU and Georgia Southern.
No. 9 – Emanuel SharpEmanuelSharp6'5" | CGBishop McLaughlin | 2022State#126NationFL averaged a whopping 31.9 PPG this season after posting a 25.1 PPG average as a freshman. The 6’5″ combo guard is one of the top shooters in the state and around the country. He worked on his body this past off-season, trimming the baby fat and he is locked into a high volume game night in and night out. Sharp will continue to improve his game and he is certainly getting stronger in his upper body. Florida, SMU, Texas Tech and USF have offered thus far.
No. 10 – Amen ThompsonAmenThompson6'5" | CGPine Crest | 2022StateFL is really good. There is no way around that. Shooting wise, near the basket and out in transition, the 6’5″ combo guard really knows how to work the floor. Alongside his twin brother Ausar ThompsonAusarThompson6'5" | CGPine Crest | 2022StateFL (No. 11 in the 2022 class), the two are interchangeable and both dripping with upside. Amen is a leader and can carry the load with his speed, athleticism and smarts. USF, Alabama, Iowa State, FGCU and FAU have all offered. Oklahoma State is showing heavy interest.