certainly isn't resting on his laurels this summer.
The top-ranked power forward in the Class of 2013 led club team Texas Titans to a 15-5 record in EYBL regular season play, averaging 17.8 points, 10.0 rebounds and over two assists per game in the highly-competitive, Nike-sponsored league.
Randle, a 6-foot-8, 235-pound rising senior at Prestonwood Christian (Plano, Texas)
, then joined USA Basketball's under-18 team for the FIBA Americas Championship in June. The roster featured nine college-bound freshmen and Tennessee sophomore Jarnell Stokes, but it was Randle leading the squad in scoring and rebounding at 14.2 points and 6.6 rebounds per game.Chris Walker
and North Carolina Tar Heel commitment Isaiah Hicks
have long been considered the other elite power forwards in the 2013 class, but a number of breakout stars have added new depth to the position.
Long, lean and attracting new suitors everywhere they go, Marcus Lee
, Christian Wood
and Damian Jones
– Randle's club teammate – have made people take notice this spring and summer. All three are 6-9-plus with tantalizing potential.Karviar Shepherd
is another talent in the 6-9 range that has seen his stock soar after a transfer squabble forced him to miss his junior season at Grace Prep (Arlington, Texas)
MaxPreps will release updated class rankings for 2013 and 2014 in August, along with a watch list for 2015 prospects.CLASS OF 2013 TOP 25 POWER FORWARDS