BIG SHOTS Recruiting Grading Scale
BIG SHOTS RECRUITING GRADING SCALE (GRADES 9 – 12)
96-100: High-Major Plus Prospect (HM+)
Player demonstrates rare abilities. He should have an immediate impact at a national program with the potential for early entry into the NBA.
93-95: High-Major Prospect (HM)
Player has the potential to significantly contribute as a freshman for most national programs. He could be a three or fouryear starter and have an opportunity for all- league honors.
90-92: High-Major Minus Prospect (HM-)
Player has the potential to significantly contribute to a national program as a freshman. He could be a four year contributor with an opportunity to start over the course of his career.
87-89: Mid-Major Plus Prospect (MM+)
Player could contribute for three or four years at a high-major program or have a significant impact as a freshman at a mid-major program.
83-86: Mid-Major Prospect (MM)
Player should be a solid contributor and two- or three-year starter at a mid-major program.
80-82: Mid-Major Minus Prospect (MM-)
Player could be a three or four year contributor with an opportunity to eventually start at a mid-major program.
77-79: Low-Major Plus Prospect (LM+)
Player could contribute at a mid-major school but should be a significant contributor as a freshman at a low-major program.
73-76: Low-Major Prospect (LM)
Player should be a solid contributor and two- or three-year starter at a low-major program.
70-72: Low-Major Minus Prospect (LM-)
Player could be a three or four-year contributor with an opportunity to eventually start at a low-major program.
60-69 Division II and NAIA (D2 & NAIA)
Player could be high-level Division II or NAIA or low-level Division II or NAIA.
50-59 Division III (D3)
Player could be a high-level Division III or a low-level Division III.
BIG SHOTS NEXT RECRUITING GRADING SCALE (GRADES 2 – 8)
Player demonstrates rare abilities. He is a national level talent that exhibits Big Shots All-American Camp skills. Has skills and intangibles well beyond his years. MVP/all tournament caliber of ages above him. Stands out considerably among top players nationally in his own age group, dominates his own age group.
Player has the potential to significantly contribute playing with older kids. His skill level is above average and is a consistent all-tournament or MVP caliber player at his own age in nationally events.
Player contributes to his team at a high rate. He has the potential to become an elite player for his age level but must refine parts to his game to reach that caliber. Leads his team in a production category and is an all-tournament selection occasionally.
Player contributes as a starter for his team. His exhibits a skill in some areas but needs to improve his weaknesses. Shows signs of improvement and has intangibles to be a consistent, productive player.
Player is developing his skill level and needs to be evaluated at a later date. *Based on ability, freshman can play in either division.