Rank the top 5 centers coming into the Big 12


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Oct 31, 2008
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1.) Keith Gallon (6'8'' 280) OKLAHOMA
-Selected as a Mcdonalds All-American. Led the Mcdonalds game in scoring with 20 pointson 11 shots, while also pulling down 7 rebounds. Can score from anywhere on the court, and has the most impressive skillset of any big guy coming into the Big 12 this year. Averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds per game for Oak Hill Academy, which sends 10-13 players to D-1 schools every year. He is ranked No. 21 nationally by ESPN, No. 31 by Rivals.com and No. 37 by Scout.com. ESPN ranks him No. 3 among centers while Rivals.com and Scout.com rate him No. 5.

2.) Shane Harris-Tunks (6'11'' 265) COLORADO
Harris-Tunks is a true center with tremendous experience. He is widely considered the #1 center in Australia for the class of 2009. He is from the well known Australia Institute of Sport. Member of the Australian U19 national team. Harris-Tunks is very skilled and physical and his body is Big 12 ready. A good athlete that runs the floor well and can score on the low block with jump hooks using either hand. His shooting range is to the arc and can make a few threes with time and space.

3.) Dragan Sekelja (7'0'' 245) BAYLOR
-Considered one of the best young centers in Europe. Has a qualifying issue and may not make it to the Baylor campus. Chose Baylor over Oregon, Northwestern, Indiana, and Georgia Tech. "He's a top big man in Europe which equates to a 5-star elite prospect in the US. If you saw the Nike Hoops Summit, you don't need to be convinced of this."-Jerry Meyer.

4.) Torin Walker (6'9'' 225) OKLAHOMA STATE
-Athletic center prospect who should see immediate time for OSU. "My first impression of Walker came from his outstanding play for the Georgia Blazers at the Boo Williams Tournament last April," Gibbons said. "He dominated inside, showing very good low post scoring skills, and outstanding rebounding and shot blocking abilities"-Bob Gibbons. A very effective shot blocker, rebounder and high- or low-post operative. He has very good shooting range and accuracy for his size and exceptionally long arms. Walker has virtually unlimited upside and potential. Chose OSU over Clemson, Auburn, Florida State, and Georgia.

5.) Jonathan Underwood (6'9'' 200) MISSOURI
-Averaged 18 points, 11 rebounds, and 8 blocks per game this past season. Blocked over 200 shots as a high school junior. Had 8 games where he blocked 10 or more shots in high school. Verballed to James Madison until Missouri, Georgetown, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Florida State, and Nevada took notice and began recruiting him in the late period. Plays in a high school system that is similar to MU's style of play.
Where would Fitz fit on this list if you switched him and Tiny?

Honestly, I know nothing of any of the guys except walker.
No, Jeff Withey? Come on Big...he was top 35 coming out of high school. Give my boy some credit.