Even with the explosion of the transfer portal, the best way to find a star talent is to win on the recruiting trail. And while some of those players will hit the ground running and immediately become some of the nation’s best and most talented players, others have specific talents that will enable them to fill key roles on their respective teams.
So which players are the best at those roles? Who’s the best shooter, the most clutch, the most fun to watch and the most loaded recruiting class for the Class of 2022? 247Sports set out to answer those questions.
When we’ve done these lists in the past, we’ve followed one major rule: a player can only be used in one category. So if a player were say, both the best rebounder and best shot-blocker in the class, we had to pick which category best fit that player, then use a second player to fill that category. The result is a fun glance at what some of the nation’s most talented players will bring to the college court next season.
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Here’s a look at the best players in the 2022 class.