Video: Cole Anthony highlightsNYC guard in the conversation for top prospect in Class of 2019.
The in-house analysts at 247Sports
updated their Class of 2019 high school basketball player rankings this week.
Among those making a noticeable jump is point guard Cole Anthony
of Archbishop Molloy (Queens, N.Y.)
, the son of former UNLV and NBA point guard Greg Anthony.
The 6-foot-2, 175-pound New York City star jumped to No. 2 in the Top247
, moving past major names in the rising senior class like Vernon Carey Jr.
and Charles Bassey
After putting up 23.5 points per game as a junior at Molloy, Anthony has taken things to another level this spring while playing on the Nike EYBL circuit with the PSA Cardinals.
In 12 EYBL contests, Anthony is averaging a circuit-best 25.6 points per game to go along with 7.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game.
According to 247, Duke and Kansas are at the forefront of his recruitment with additional offers from Louisville, Oregon, St. John's and UCLA among others.
See Anthony in action in the video above.