The all-star games have been played, and the book has been closed on the 2008 high school basketball season.
With that, the Rivals.com national basketball recruiting rankings have been updated - and there is a new No. 1 player in the country.
Ohio State-bound center B.J. Mullens tops the Rivals.com rankings. After evaluating the class of 2008 for the last four years and watching the prospects' progression, production and potential, the 7-foot center from Canal Winchester (Ohio) High School earned the top spot.
for the updated class of 2008 Rivals.com National Basketball Recruiting rankings.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
The SEC leads the charge with 32 committed and/or signed players in the Rivals150. The ACC and Pac-10 are tied for second with 23 players in the national rankings. The Big East checks in with 19 national recruits while the Big Ten has 15 ranked prospects coming to the conference next year. The Big 12 closes out the high-majors with only 11 players in the Rivals150.
There are 38 power forwards in the Rivals150, making it the position with the most depth in the 2008 class. Shooting guard was close behind with 37 prospects. Point guard placed 32 prospects in the rankings, while small forward comes in with 26. There are 17 center prospects in the Rivals150.
There are eight undecided prospects still in the Rivasl50. Five-star Devin Ebanks tops the list as the best uncommitted players left on the board. He checks in at No. 11 overall in the nation.