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 Jan. 9, 2006


East

1. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 21-0
2. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 14-0
3. Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.) – 6-1
4. St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 8-1
5. Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, Md.) – 17-0
6. Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 7-0
7. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 13-1
8. Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 5-0
9. Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) – 5-2
10. Roman Catholic (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 12-1

On the Bubble: Potomac (Dumfries, Va.) – 12-0; Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, N.J.) – 6-1; Wings Academy (Bronx, N.Y.) – 14-0; St. Raymond (Bronx, N.Y.) – 10-1; Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) – 12-3; Eleanor Roosevelt (Greenbelt, Md.) – 10-0

Notes: No. 9 Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) defeated White Plains (White Plains, N.Y.), behind 22 points and six assists from point guard Michael Coburn, who's rated the nation's No. 28 junior recruit by SchoolSports.com. Mount Vernon's only losses this year are to regionally ranked teams Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.).


Southeast

1. Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.) – 15-1
2. Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) – 14-0
3. Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 12-1
4. Charlotte Christian (Charlotte, N.C.) – 18-0
5. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 11-2
6. Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 14-2
7. Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) – 17-1
8. Lake Howell (Winter Park, Fla.) – 12-3
9. Edgewater (Orlando, Fla.) – 12-2
10. South Laurel (London, Ky.) – 13-1

On the Bubble: Reserve Christian (Reserve, La.) – 28-4; Florida Air Academy (Melbourne, Fla.) – 11-0; Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) – 12-4

Notes: Guard Nick Calathes had 30 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 8 Lake Howell (Winter Park, Fla.) to a 92-81 win over Evans (Orlando, Fla.) in the County Line Shootout in Winter Springs, Florida. Calathes, who has committed to Florida, is rated the nation's No. 31 junior recruit by SchoolSports.com.


Midwest

1. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 9-0
2. North College Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 11-0
3. McKinley (Canton, Ohio) – 8-2
4. Glenbrook North (Northbrook, Ill.) – 14-1
5. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 11-1
6. Marshall (Chicago, Ill.) – 13-1
7. Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio) – 9-2
8. Elder (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 9-0
9. Eden Prairie (Eden Prairie, Minn.) – 9-0
10. Hughes Center (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 8-1

On the Bubble: Redford (Detroit, Mich.) – 7-1; Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) – 12-3; Anderson (Anderson, Ind.) – 11-0; Thornton (Harvey, Ill.) – 12-1; Lakota West (West Chester, Ohio) – 9-1; Tartan (Oakdale, Minn.) – 10-0; Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 7-1; North Central (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 8-1

Notes: Senior guard Patrick Beverley scored 36 points to help No. 6 Marshall (Chicago, Ill.) to a 66-51 win over Von Steuben (Chicago, Ill.) in the title game of the Public League Holiday Invitational. Beverley was named tournament MVP.


Southwest

1. Westfield (Spring, Texas) – 21-0
2. Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) – 19-2
3. DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 22-0
4. Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) – 8-1
5. Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 19-1
6. Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.) – 15-0
7. Aurora Central (Aurora, Colo.) – 9-0
8. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 9-2
9. Mullen (Denver, Colo.) – 10-1
10. Cesar Chavez (Laveen, Ariz.) – 14-1

On the Bubble: South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Texas) – 15-4; Bellaire (Bellaire, Texas) – 13-4; Deer Valley (Glendale, Ariz.) – 11-2; ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) – 7-4

Notes: Freshman Xavier Henry, who's considered one of the nation's top players in his class, had 20 points and eight rebounds in No. 8 Putnam City's (Oklahoma City, Okla.) 63-45 win over Midwest City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) in the Putnam City Invitational.


West

1. Artesia (Lakewood, Calif.) – 14-1
2. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 9-2
3. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 14-1
4. Palo Verde (Las Vegas, Nev.) – 18-0
5. Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 11-2
6. Curtis (Tacoma, Wash.) – 10-0
7. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 10-1
8. South Medford (Medford, Ore.) – 9-1
9. Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 7-3
10. Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.) – 16-0

On the Bubble: Modesto Christian (Modesto, Calif.) – 13-3; San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, Calif.) – 16-2; Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) – 13-2; O'Dea (Seattle, Wash.) – 11-1; Highland (Salt Lake City, Utah) – 9-0

Notes: "On the Bubble" Modesto Christian (Modesto, Calif.) defeated fellow "On the Bubble" San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, Calif.), 66-62. Senior Eric Isaacson canned five 3-pointers to lead Modesto with 15 points.

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