Posted On: 09/14/20 5:00 AM

It’s early in their careers and they’re about to start their Sophomore seasons in high school. There is sure to be huge movement up and down the list over the years as we get eyes on more players. We expanded our list to 45 total players in this update. Here are the biggest risers in the updated 2023 class rankings.

Cyr MalongaCyrMalonga6'10" | CEvangel Christian | 2023StateKY, Evangel Christian (Unranked ->2nd) - While there were many new names and faces in the rankings update, none was higher than the big man from the Louisville by way of the Congo. While he's a little unknown at this point, Cyr is not ducking any competition as he is attending both "The Invite" fall league and playing in the Battle of the Bluegrass Fall league with Manimal. Evangel is unlikely to play a very tough schedule so it's more likely that Malonga sees more competition in the fall than he does during the actual high school season.

Grant WhitakerGrantWhitaker6'1" | PGMurray | 2023StateKY, Murray (16->6) - A lot of people claim that Western Kentucky is "slept on" when it comes to basketball but Grant is doing his part to show that the first region can compete with the best in

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