Eight players on the cusp of the ESPN 25

There are always tough omissions when compiling any list, and more so when it’s a list of the top hoops prospects in the country. Our staff agonized over several players in deliberations for the Class of 2016’s ESPN 25 rankings, which we released Wednesday, and several quality players fell just short of making the list. Here’s a look at eight fringe top-60 guys, keeping in mind that some of them may eventually sneak into the next edition of the rankings -- or at some point before the end of their junior year.

Editor’s note: Schools involved is a combination of offers and interest.