Quote Originally Posted by pelagius View Post
Mostly it just creates more noise than probably other situations. But there are less high school players total, so that probably reduces noise. It's still correlated with player success at the next level. For example, here are the Fab 50 recruits in BYU's starting lineup:

Garcia-Fernandez
Fa'alago
Hendrickson
Stanley

Not Fab 50:
Ferreira
Miki
Gardini

All the ones not ranked, were international players outside of the ranking system. So it's not like it's useless.
Gardini has some crazy mad skills. He will be fun to watch over the next few years.