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. 21, 2005


East

1. St. Mary's (Manhasset, N.Y.) – 22-0
2. Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 23-1
3. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 31-2
4. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 22-1
5. Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, N.Y.) – 20-1
6. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 25-1
7. Rice (New York, N.Y.) – 18-3
8. New Rochelle (New Rochelle, N.Y.) – 22-1
9. Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) – 20-3
10. St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 20-3

On the Bubble: Seton Hall Prep (West Orange, N.J.) – 22-1; Potomac (Dumfries, Va.) – 23-0; Charlestown (Charlestown, Mass.) – 19-1; Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 20-1; Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 22-2; Lincoln (Brooklyn, N.Y.) – 25-2

Notes:Charlestown (Charlestown, Mass.) enters the "On the Bubble" teams after handing Newton North (Newton, Mass.) its first loss of the season in an 81-70 victory in the Comcast Tournament. Jason White scored a game-high 27 points for the Townies, while LeRoyal Hairston scored 22 and Ridley Johnson added 19.


Southeast

1. Lanier (Jackson, Miss.) – 29-2
2. South Gwinnett (Snellville, Ga.) – 27-2
3. LeFlore (Mobile, Ala.) – 32-0
4. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 23-3
5. Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 28-0
6. Northside (Lafayette, La.) – 33-1
7. Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 26-1
8. Boyd Anderson (Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.) – 25-2
9. East Hall (Gainesville, Ga.) – 27-1
10. Fairley (Memphis, Tenn.) – 25-3

On the Bubble: Brother Martin (New Orleans, La.) – 34-2; Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) – 26-3; Ballard (Louisville, Ky.) – 21-2

Notes:Former No. 9 Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) drops out of the rankings after it was crushed by Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.), 87-71. Mitchell is now one of the "On the Bubble" teams. New No. 10 Fairley (Memphis, Tenn.) moves into the rankings after beating White Station (Memphis, Tenn.), 55-51, in the MIAA Class AAA city championship.


Midwest

1. Benton Harbor (Benton Harbor, Mich.) – 19-0
2. Arlington (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 21-0
3. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 24-0
4. Thornton (Harvey, Ill.) – 24-1
5. St. Joseph (Westchester, Ill.) – 24-1
6. Braham (Braham, Minn.) – 24-0
7. Kickapoo (Springfield, Mo.) – 24-1
8. Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 20-1
9. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 15-2
10. Whitefish Bay Dominican (Milwaukee, Wis.) – 20-0

On the Bubble: Bellevue West (Omaha, Neb.) – 22-1; Westinghouse (Chicago, Ill.) 23-3; Omaha Central (Omaha, Neb.) – 19-2; Omaha Bryan (Omaha, Neb.) – 18-3; Poplar Bluff (Poplar Bluff, Mo.) – 21-4; Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) – 23-4

Notes: Former No. 10 Omaha Central (Omaha, Neb.) lost to Omaha Bryan (Omaha, Neb.), 66-65. As a result, new No. 10 Whitefish Bay Dominican (Milwaukee, Wis.) moves into the rankings after moving to 20-0 on the season.


Southwest

1. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 21-1
2. Beaumont Ozen (Beaumont, Texas) – 24-0
3. Marshall (Fort Bend, Texas) – 31-2
4. Southeast (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 21-0
5. Deer Valley (Glendale, Ariz.) – 26-1
6. Heritage (Littleton, Colo.) – 22-1
7. Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 30-2
8. Lincoln (Dallas, Texas) – 23-6
9. Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) – 27-1
10. DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 32-3

On the Bubble:ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) – 20-3; Carter (Dallas, Texas) – 30-4; Edmond Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) – 19-3

Notes: New No. 8 Lincoln (Dallas, Texas) defeated former No. 5 DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas), 60-57, in The Dallas Morning News Classic. Senior forward Gary Flowers led Lincoln with 20 points. DeSoto drops to No. 10 with the loss. Meanwhile, No. 4 Southeast (Oklahoma City, Okla.) completed its second undefeated regular season in the past three years with a 68-54 win over Capitol Hill (Oklahoma City, Okla.)


West

1. Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 18-3
2. Etiwanda (Etiwanda, Calif.) – 26-1
3. Steele Canyon (Spring Valley, Calif.) – 25-1
4. Jesuit (Portland, Ore.) – 21-1
5. Fremont (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 19-2
6. Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) – 29-3
7. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 22-4
8. Newark Memorial (Newark, Calif.) – 24-3
9. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 24-3
10. Dominguez (Compton, Calif.) – 20-5

On the Bubble: Jefferson (Portland, Ore.) – 19-3; South Kitsap (Port Orchard, Wash.) – 21-0; Rainier Beach (Seattle, Wash.) – 19-5; O'Dea (Seattle, Wash.) – 21-4

Notes: Former No. 6 Seattle Prep (Seattle, Wash.) had its season ended when the Panthers lost to Issaquah (Issaquah, Wash.), 63-61, in overtime of the Sea-King District 3A tournament. Senior guard Garrison Carr scored a game-high 31 points to lead Issaquah. Junior center Spencer Hawes scored 21 points for Seattle Prep, while senior forward Martell Webster scored 13 in his last high school game at Seattle Prep.

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