Regional Basketball Rankings

Find out who the top 10 high school basketball teams are in the East, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and West in our regional basketball rankings.


Rankings as of Feb. 14, 2005


East

1. St. Mary's (Manhasset, N.Y.) – 20-0
2. Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 22-1
3. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 28-2
4. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 21-1
5. Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, N.Y.) – 19-1
6. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 24-1
7. Rice (New York, N.Y.) – 18-3
8. New Rochelle (New Rochelle, N.Y.) – 20-1
9. Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) – 18-3
10. St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 18-3

On the Bubble: Seton Hall Prep (West Orange, N.J.) – 19-1; Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 21-1; Potomac (Dumfries, Va.) – 21-0; Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 18-0; Lincoln (Brooklyn, N.Y.) – 24-2

Notes: No. 9 Mount Vernon is looking for its sixth straight sectional championship. Mount Vernon defeated Horace Greeley, 96-55, in the first round of the Section 1 Class AA tournament. Despite playing without star junior forward Jonathan Mitchell (flu), the Knights received 18 points from Johnathan Smith and 15 points and eight assists from Michael Coburn. The Knights will travel to play White Plains in the quarterfinals tonight.


Southeast

1. Lanier (Jackson, Miss.) – 27-2
2. South Gwinnett (Snellville, Ga.) – 26-2
3. LeFlore (Mobile, Ala.) – 30-0
4. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 21-3
5. Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 27-0
6. Northside (Lafayette, La.) – 31-1
7. Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 25-1
8. Boyd Anderson (Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.) – 23-2
9. Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) – 25-1
10. East Hall (Gainesville, Ga.) – 26-1

On the Bubble: White Station (Memphis, Tenn.) – 24-4; Brother Martin (New Orleans, La.) – 32-2; Scott County (Georgetown, Ky.) 20-2

Notes: Former No. 8 Ridgeway (Memphis, Tenn.) lost to White Station (Memphis, Tenn.), 45-44, and former No. 9 Trinity (Louisville, Ky.) lost to Ballard (Louisville, Ky.), 53-44. New No. 9 Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) moves into the rankings after crushing Frayser (Memphis, Tenn.), 85-35. The Pharaohs have won 14 straight games since losing to Bolivar Central (Bolivar, Tenn.) on Jan. 4. Meanwhile, new No. 10 East Hall (Gainesville, Ga.) enters the rankings after defeating Buford, 88-59, in the Region 8-AA championship. It was the 25th region championship in school history for the Vikings. No. 2 South Gwinnett (Snellville, Ga.), No. 5 Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) and No. 7 Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) also captured region titles this past weekend.


Midwest

1. Benton Harbor (Benton Harbor, Mich.) – 17-0
2. Arlington (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 20-0
3. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 24-0
4. Thornton (Harvey, Ill.) – 23-1
5. St. Joseph (Westchester, Ill.) – 21-1
6. Braham (Braham, Minn.) – 21-0
7. Kickapoo (Springfield, Mo.) – 22-1
8. Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 19-1
9. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 14-2
10. Omaha Central (Omaha, Neb.) – 18-1

On the Bubble: Bellevue West (Omaha, Neb.) – 19-1; Julian (Chicago, Ill.) – 21-1; Whitefish Bay Dominican (Milwaukee, Wis.) – 18-0; Westinghouse (Chicago, Ill.) 21-3

Notes: Whitefish Bay Dominican (Milwaukee, Wis.), one of the "On the Bubble" teams, moved to 18-0 with a 61-34 win over Shorewood (Milwaukee, Wis.). Senior and Loyola Chicago recruit Walter Blount scored 18 points in the win and became the school's all-time leading scorer with 1,207 career points.


Southwest

1. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 18-1
2. Beaumont Ozen (Beaumont, Texas) – 23-0
3. Marshall (Fort Bend, Texas) – 29-2
4. Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) – 26-0
5. DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 31-2
6. Southeast (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 18-0
7. Deer Valley (Glendale, Ariz.) – 25-1
8. Heritage (Littleton, Colo.) – 20-1
9. Carter (Dallas, Texas) – 29-3
10. Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 27-2

On the Bubble: ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) – 18-3; Lincoln (Dallas, Texas) – 21-6; Edmond Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) – 18-2

Notes: No. 8 Heritage (Littleton, Colo.) defeated former No. 9 ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch, Colo.), 63-55. Heritage senior guard Andrew Brown nailed four 3-pointers and scored 24 points. ThunderRidge junior guard Matt Bouldin led all scorers with 25 points. Meanwhile, new No. 10 Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) moves into the rankings after edging South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Texas), 78-77, to capture the District 13-4A title. Junior guard Donald Sloan led Seagoville with 22 points and six assists. South Oak Cliff junior forward Darrell Arthur, who is rated the No. 4 overall recruit in the Class of 2006 by SchoolSports.com, had 31 points and 12 boards in the loss.


West

1. Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 17-3
2. Etiwanda (Etiwanda, Calif.) – 25-1
3. Steele Canyon (Spring Valley, Calif.) – 23-1
4. Jesuit (Portland, Ore.) – 19-1
5. Fremont (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 18-2
6. Seattle Prep (Seattle, Wash.) – 19-3
7. Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) – 26-3
8. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 21-4
9. Newark Memorial (Newark, Calif.) – 22-3
10. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 23-3

On the Bubble: Dominguez (Compton, Calif.) – 19-5; Jefferson (Portland, Ore.) – 17-3; South Kitsap (Port Orchard, Wash.) – 20-0

Notes: Former No. 5 Jefferson (Portland, Ore.) drops out after losing to Lincoln (Portland, Ore.), 89-84. Lathen Wallace led Jefferson with 18 points. No. 9 Newark Memorial (Newark, Calif.) and No. 10 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) both enter the rankings. Newark Memorial defeated Irvington (Fremont, Calif.), 71-31, to move to 22-3 on the season. Meanwhile, sophomore forward Taylor King had 22 points and seven rebounds to lead Mater Dei to a 71-40 win over Santa Margarita (Santa Margarita, Calif.). Mater Dei's last loss was to Santa Margarita on Jan. 21.

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