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Positioning yourself so that the nation's top recruits will be enticed to join your team is no easy task. From the moment you offer a scholarship until the athlete steps foot on campus, you have to wage a campaign and show why your program is better than the next. The experts at RecruitingNation listed their top 10 recruiting battles for elite basketball recruits via the #BlueChipBattles project. Which players are most worth the battle? Click the photos below to set your rankings, then head to Twitter (@RecruitingESPN) to voice your opinion!

Here's how the fans ranked the previous top 10

Top basketball recruiting battles

Keith Frazier

Keith Frazier

Position: SG
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Auburn
SMU
Texas A&M
Texas
Texas Tech
Oregon

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon

Position: PF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Washington
Arizona
Kentucky

Justin Jackson

Justin Jackson

Position: SF
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Arizona
North Carolina
Ohio State
Texas A&M
Virginia
Washington

Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones

Position: PG
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Minnesota
Michigan State
Kentucky
Duke
Ohio State
Kansas

Rysheed Jordan

Rysheed Jordan

Position: PG
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
UCLA
St. John's
Temple

Jermaine Lawrence

Jermaine Lawrence

Position: SF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
St. John's
Cincinnati
UNLV

Trey Lyles

Trey Lyles

Position: PF
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Indiana
Duke
Notre Dame
Florida
Tennessee
UCLA
Harvard
Kentucky
Louisville
Stanford

Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor

Position: C
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
DePaul
Duke
Kentucky
Illinois
Ohio State
Louisville
Arizona
Arkansas
Michigan State

Julius Randle

Julius Randle

Position: PF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Kansas
Florida
Kentucky
Texas
Oklahoma
NC State

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

Position: SF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Florida State
Kansas
Kentucky
UNC

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Positioning yourself so that the nation's top recruits will be enticed to join your team is no easy task. From the moment you offer a scholarship until the athlete steps foot on campus, you have to wage a campaign and show why your program is better than the next. The experts at RecruitingNation listed their top 10 recruiting battles for elite football recruits via the #BlueChipBattles project. Which players are most worth the battle? Click the photos below to set your rankings, then head to Twitter (@RecruitingESPN) to voice your opinion!

Here's how the fans ranked the previous top 10

Top 10 football recruiting battles

Montravius Adams

Montravius Adams

Position: Defensive tackle
ESPN150 rank: 13
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Alabama
Auburn
Clemson
Florida
Georgia

Mackensie Alexander

Mackensie Alexander

Position: Cornerback
ESPN150 rank: 4
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Texas A&M
Nebraska
Notre Dame
Auburn
Kentucky
Clemson

Reuben Foster

Reuben Foster

Position: Inside Linebacker
ESPN150 rank: 16
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Alabama
Auburn
Georgia
South Carolina
Washington

Derrick Green

Derrick Green

Position: Running back
ESPN150 rank: 38
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Auburn
Michigan
Tennessee

Carl Lawson

Carl Lawson

Position: Defensive end
ESPN150 rank: 2
Status: Committed to Auburn
Considering:
Auburn
Clemson
Ole Miss
North Carolina
Tennessee

Dee Liner

Dee Liner

Position: Defensive tackle
ESPN150 rank: 26
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Alabama
Auburn

Robert Nkemdiche

Robert Nkemdiche

Position: Defensive end
ESPN150 rank: 1
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Florida
LSU
Ole Miss

Matthew Thomas

Matthew Thomas

Position: Outside linebacker
ESPN150 rank: 6
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Alabama
Florida State
Georgia
Miami

Laremy Tunsil

Laremy Tunsil

Position: Offensive tackle
ESPN150 rank: 5
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Alabama
Florida
Florida State
Georgia
Ole Miss

Eddie Vanderdoes

Eddie Vanderdoes

Position: Defensive tackle
ESPN150 rank: 10
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Alabama
Notre Dame
UCLA
USC
Washington

Your Rankings

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Positioning yourself so that the nation's top recruits will be enticed to join your team is no easy task. From the moment you offer a scholarship until the athlete steps foot on campus, you have to wage a campaign and show why your program is better than the next. The experts at RecruitingNation listed their top 10 recruiting battles for elite basketball recruits via the #BlueChipBattles project. Which players are most worth the battle? Click the photos below to set your rankings, then head to Twitter (@RecruitingESPN) to voice your opinion!

Here's how the fans ranked last week's top 10

Top basketball recruiting battles

Leron Black

Leron Black

Position: SF
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Baylor
Kentucky
Ohio State
Florida
Connecticut
Memphis
Kansas
Missouri
NC State
Louisville
Tennessee
Vanderbilt

Keith Frazier

Keith Frazier

Position: SG
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Auburn
SMU
Texas A&M
Texas
Texas Tech
Oregon

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon

Position: PF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Washington
Arizona
Kentucky

Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones

Position: PG
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Minnesota
Michigan State
Kentucky
Duke
Ohio State
Kansas

Rysheed Jordan

Rysheed Jordan

Position: PG
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
UCLA
St. John's
Temple

Jermaine Lawrence

Jermaine Lawrence

Position: SF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
St. John's
Cincinnati
UNLV

Trey Lyles

Trey Lyles

Position: PF
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Indiana
Duke
Notre Dame
Florida
Tennessee
UCLA
Harvard
Kentucky
Louisville
Stanford

Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor

Position: C
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
DePaul
Duke
Kentucky
Illinois
Ohio State
Louisville
Arizona
Arkansas
Michigan State

Julius Randle

Julius Randle

Position: PF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Kansas
Florida
Kentucky
Texas
Oklahoma
NC State

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

Position: SF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Florida State
Kansas
Kentucky
UNC

Your Rankings

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Positioning yourself so that the nation's top recruits will be enticed to join your team is no easy task. From the moment you offer a scholarship until the athlete steps foot on campus, you have to wage a campaign and show why your program is better than the next. The experts at RecruitingNation listed their top 10 recruiting battles for elite basketball recruits via the #BlueChipBattles project. Which players are most worth the battle? Click the photos below to set your rankings, then head to Twitter (@RecruitingESPN) to voice your opinion!

Top basketball recruiting battles

Leron Black

Leron Black

Position: SF
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Baylor
Kentucky
Ohio State
Florida
Connecticut
Memphis
Kansas
Missouri
NC State
Louisville
Tennessee
Vanderbilt

Keith Frazier

Keith Frazier

Position: SG
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Auburn
SMU
Texas A&M
Texas
Texas Tech
Oregon

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon

Position: PF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Washington
Arizona
Kentucky

Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones

Position: PG
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Minnesota
Michigan State
Kentucky
Duke
Ohio State
Kansas

Rysheed Jordan

Rysheed Jordan

Position: PG
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
UCLA
St. John's
Temple

Trey Lyles

Trey Lyles

Position: PF
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Indiana
Duke
Notre Dame
Florida
Tennessee
UCLA
Harvard
Kentucky
Louisville
Stanford

Emmanuel Mudiay

Emmanuel Mudiay

Position: PG
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Arizona
Baylor
Duke
Florida
Kansas
Kentucky
SMU

Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor

Position: C
Class: 2014
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
DePaul
Duke
Kentucky
Illinois
Ohio State
Louisville
Arizona
Arkansas
Michigan State

Julius Randle

Julius Randle

Position: PF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Kansas
Florida
Kentucky
Texas
Oklahoma
NC State

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

Position: SF
Class: 2013
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Florida State
Kansas
Kentucky
UNC

Your Rankings

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Positioning yourself so that the nation's top recruits will be enticed to join your team is no easy task. From the moment you offer a scholarship until the athlete steps foot on campus, you have to wage a campaign and show why your program is better than the next. The experts at RecruitingNation listed their top 10 recruiting battles for elite football recruits via the #BlueChipBattles project. Which players are most worth the battle? Click the photos below to set your rankings, then head to Twitter (@RecruitingESPN) to voice your opinion!

Here's how the fans ranked last week's top 10

Top 10 football recruiting battles

Montravius Adams

Montravius Adams

Position: Defensive tackle
ESPN150 rank: 7
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Clemson
Auburn
Florida
Georgia
LSU

Mackensie Alexander

Mackensie Alexander

Position: Cornerback
ESPN150 rank: 5
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Texas A&M
Nebraska
Notre Dame
Auburn
Kentucky
Clemson

Reuben Foster

Reuben Foster

Position: Outside Linebacker
ESPN150 rank: 24
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Alabama
Auburn
Georgia
LSU
Washington

Derrick Green

Derrick Green

Position: Running back
ESPN150 rank: 41
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Michigan
Oregon
Ole Miss
Miami

Alvin Kamara

Alvin Kamara

Position: Running back
ESPN150 rank: 37
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Oregon
USC
Georgia
Alabama

Robert Nkemdiche

Robert Nkemdiche

Position: Defensive end
ESPN150 rank: 1
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
LSU
Ole Miss
Oregon

Matthew Thomas

Matthew Thomas

Position: Outside linebacker
ESPN150 rank: 8
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Miami
Florida State
Alabama
USC
Georgia

Laquon Treadwell

Laquon Treadwell

Position: Wide receiver
ESPN150 rank: 20
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Michigan
Michigan State
Ole Miss
Oklahoma
Oklahoma State

Laremy Tunsil

Laremy Tunsil

Position: Offensive tackle
ESPN150 rank: 4
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
Georgia
Alabama
Florida
Florida State

Eddie Vanderdoes

Eddie Vanderdoes

Position: Defensive tackle
ESPN150 rank: 33
Status: Undeclared
Considering:
UCLA
Washington
Notre Dame
Alabama

Your Rankings

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