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August mid-month Crystal Ball numbers

August has been an active month for the 247Sports Crystal Ball with a lot of fresh faces receiving attention. There have been 1,304 predictions in the first 15 days on the month with football accounting for 979 and basketball 325. White Station (Memphis, Tenn.) power forward Leron Black is the overall leader regardless of category. Last month’s overall leader, Jermaine Eluemunor (559) did not make the top 250 spots in the mid-month ranking. Mr. 247 is Arizona State commit Christian Sam. Here’s a look at the top players, and experts at the midway point of August.

 Top 10 Recruits

  1. Leron Black: No. 1 basketball player in Tennessee (247Composite).
  2. DaVonte Lambert: Tennessee commit
  3. Chris Lammons: Florida commit
  4. Thomas Holley: No. 1 player in New York (247Composite)
  5. Joe Mixon: No. 1 player in California (247Sports)
  6. DaShawn Hand: No. 1 player in Virginia (247Composite)
  7. Raekwon McMillan: No. 1 inside linebacker (both)
  8. Ermon Lane: No. 1 WR (247Composite), Florida commit
  9. Poona Ford: Louisville commit
  10. Damian Prince: No. 1 player in Maryland (both)

Top 10 Experts

  1. Jerry Meyer: 247Sports Director of Basketball Scouting
  2. N.D. Kendrick: RecruitRecon.com National Scouting Director
  3. Zach Abolverdi: GatorSports.com Recruiting Writer
  4. Kipp Adams: 247Sports National Recruiting Insider
  5. JC Shurburtt: 247Sports Director of Recruiting
  6. Jeff Borzello: CBSSports College Basketball Writer
  7. Karlo Zovko: Preps.com Scouting Coordinator
  8. John Martin: Commercial Appeal Recruiting Reporter
  9. Ryan Callahan: govols247 Insider
  10. Keith Niebuhr: 247Sports Recruiting Insider

About Noah Stanley

Noah Stanley has 15 years experience in the subscription-based affinity site industry working in multiple networks and roles. He is currently the COO of 247Sports with a focus on tech, products and mobile.

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