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2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 53 – Marquese Chriss

53. Marquese CHRISS

Marquese Chriss (Kelly Kline/Under Armour)
Marquese Chriss (Kelly Kline/Under Armour)

Height: 6’-7”

Weight: 200

Position: PF

High School (State): Pleasant Grove (CA)

Club Team (Affiliation): Team Superstar (Under Armour)

Commitment: Washington Huskies

Breakdown: When USA Basketball announced their roster for a U18 national team, perhaps one name was the most surprising on the try-out roster, Chriss.

Simply put, USA Basketball is known for well-vetted evaluation and talented rosters at the youth level, so the inclusion of Chriss was an affirmation of his talent level.

As a junior, Chriss was named as a second-team pick on the Sacramento Bee’s all-metro team. He’s an above-the-rim athlete that registered 19 points, 11.7 rebounds and almost 3 blocks per game during his junior season of high school.

Washington did well to lock up Chriss early , in what could be a top-10 national recruiting class, depending on how things shake out. He committed to Washington in January, 2014, over the likes of several other Pac-12 programs.

Class of 2015 Top 100 Post-Summer Rankings

About K.J. Hassenstab

K.J. Hassenstab is the publisher of the College Basketball Newcomers Guide book and He founded in 2009, and has contributed to SlamOnline, Dime Magazine's, and, along with other publications in the past. Hassenstab has covered grassroots, high school and basketball recruiting for over a decade. Follow on Twitter, @Hoopniks.

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