NBA Draft: Top 60 prospects entering 2018-19 season

Duke guard RJ Barrett is expected to be among the top draft picks in 2019 -- if not the very top pick.

College basketball tips off this weekend with the majority of Division I programs opening their season. There’s a long way to go between now and the draft in June, and the prospect list is sure to fluctuate as the draft candidates step on the court and face some real, live competition.

But here is the Amico Hoops’ pre-season list of top prospects and players to watch heading into the season, ranked from Nos. 1-60:

  1. R.J. Barrett, 6-6, SG, Duke, fr.
  2. Zion Williamson, 6-9, F, Duke, fr.
  3. Nassir Little, 6-6, SF, North Carolina, fr.
  4. Sekou Doumbouya, 6-9, F, France
  5. Romeo Langford, 6-6, SG, Indiana, fr.
  6. Cameron Reddish, 6-7, G/F, Duke, fr.
  7. Charles Bassey, 6-10, C, Western Kentucky, fr.
  8. Jaylen Hoard, 6-8, F, Wake Forest, fr.
  9. Kris Wilkes, 6-8, SF, UCLA, so.
  10. Bol Bol, 7-2, C, Oregon, fr.
  11. Daniel Gafford, 6-10, F/C, Arkansas, so.
  12. Nazreon Reid, 6-10, C, LSU, fr.
  13. Jalen Smith, 6-10, F/C, Maryland, fr.
  14. Rui Hachimura, 6-8, F, Gonzaga, jr.
  15. Ja Morant, 6-3, PG, Murray State, so.
  16. Nickeil Alexander, 6-5, SG, Virginia Tech, so.
  17. Quentin Grimes, 6-5, SG, Kansas, fr.
  18. DeAndre Hunter, 6-7, SF, Virginia, so.
  19. Kevin Porter, 6-5, G/F, USC
  20. Jalen McDaniels, 6-10, PF, San Diego State, so.
  21. Aric Holman, 6-10, PF, Mississippi State, sr.
  22. Kenny Wooten, 6-9, PF/C, Oregon, so.
  23. Jaylen Hands, 6-3, PG, UCLA, so.
  24. Lindell Wigginton, 6-2, PG, Iowa State, so.
  25. P.J. Washington, 6-8, F, Kentucky, so.
  26. Darius Garland, 6-2, PG, Vanderbilt, fr.
  27. Paul Eboua, 6-7, SF, Italy
  28. Austin Wiley, 6-10, C, Auburn, jr.
  29. Tyus Battle, 6-6, SG, Syracuse, jr.
  30. Darius Bazley, 6-9, PF, no college
  31. Zach Norvell, 6-5, SG, Gonzaga, so.
  32. Sagaba Konate, 6-9, PF, Wast Virginia, jr.
  33. Markis McDuffie, 6-8, SF, Wichita State, sr.
  34. Xavier Sneed, 6-5, G/F, Kansas State, jr.
  35. Ty Jerome, 6-5, PG, Virginia, so.
  36. Cody Martin, 6-6, G, Nevada, sr.
  37. Charles Matthews, 6-6, SG, Michigan, jr.
  38. Goga Bitadze, 6-11, C, Republic of Georgia
  39. Eric Paschell, 6-7, F, Villanova, sr.
  40. Lamont West, 6-7, PF, West Virginia, jr.
  41. Barry Brown, 6-3, G, Kansas State, sr.
  42. Carsen Edwards, 6-0, PG, Purdue, jr.
  43. Shamorie Ponds, 6-1, PG, St. John’s, jr.
  44. Lagerald Vick, 6-5, SG, Kansas, sr.
  45. Brian Bowen, 6-7, SF, USA
  46. Jalen Hudson, 6-6, SG, Florida, sr.
  47. Caleb Martin, 6-6, G/F, Nevada, sr.
  48. Tremont Waters, 5-10, PG, LSU, so.
  49. Fletcher Magee, 6-4, SG, USA
  50. Terance Mann, 6-6, SG, Florida State, sr.
  51. Donta Hall, 6-9, C, Alabama, sr.
  52. Jon Elmore, 6-3, PG, Marshall, sr.
  53. Adam Mokoka, 6-5, SG, France
  54. James Thompson, 6-10, C, Eastern Michigan, sr.
  55. Bennie Boatwright, 6-10, PF, USC, sr.
  56. Ky Bowman, 6-1, PG, Boston College, jr.
  57. Josh Reaves, 6-4, PG, Penn State, sr.
  58. Chris Clemons, 5-9, PG, Campbell, sr.
  59. Justin Wright-Foreman, 6-2, G, Hofstra, sr.
  60. Lamar Peters, 6-1, PG, Mississippi State, jr.