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6 Big East Stars Named to SB Nation's Top 100 CBB Players List

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Jayvaughn Pinkston and D`Vauntes Smith-Rivera also made the cut.

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St. John's star D`Angelo Harrison is one of six Big East players named to SB Nation's list of the best 100 players in college basketball.

Harrison is the highest-charting Big East player on the list, coming in at No. 42. Two other members of the conference made the top 50 - Villanova's Jayvaughn Pinkston at No. 46, and Georgetown's D`Vauntes Smith-Rivera at No. 48.

Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor topped the list in front of Arizona's Stanley Johnson and Louisville's Montrezl Harrell. Zona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and UNC's Marcus Paige round out the top 5.

Here's the six Big East players who made the cut:

No. 42: D`Angelo Harrison (St. John's)
No. 46: Jayvaughn Pinkston (Villanova)
No. 48: D`Vauntes Smith-Rivera (Georgetown)
No. 59: Darrun Hilliard (Villanova)
No. 81: Matt Carlino (Marquette)
No. 95: LaDontae Henton (Providence)

Several names just missed out on making the top 100. Here are the honorable mentions:

Ryan Arcidiacono (Villanova)
Kellen Dunham (Butler)
Isaiah Whitehead (Seton Hall)
Matt Stainbrook (Xavier)
Deonte Burton (Marquette)
Joshua Smith (Georgetown)
Kris Dunn (Providence)
Tyler Harris (Providence)
Rysheed Jordan (St. John's)