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. 16, 2006


East

1. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 23-0
2. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 15-0
3. Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, Md.) – 20-0
4. Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 11-1
5. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 16-1
6. Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 8-0
7. St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) – 10-1
8. Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.) – 9-2
9. Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) – 8-2
10. Potomac (Dumfries, Va.) – 14-0

On the Bubble: Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, N.J.) – 8-1; Christian Brothers (Lincroft, N.J.) – 11-1; Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) – 14-3; Roman Catholic (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 14-2; St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 8-3; Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 9-4; St. Raymond (Bronx, N.Y.) – 12-2

Notes: "On the Bubble" Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia, Pa.) defeated No. 8 Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.), 67-64, in the Magic32 Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass. Junior center Rick Jackson had 15 points and 10 boards and senior guard D.J. Rivera scored 20 points. The Saints have four losses, but they are to nationally ranked Wheeler (Ga.) and Fairfax (Calif.) and to regional "On the Bubble" teams St. Patrick (N.J.) and Roman Catholic (Pa.).


Southeast

1. Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.) – 19-1
2. Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) – 16-0
3. Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 15-1
4. Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) – 19-1
5. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 15-3
7. Charlotte Christian (Charlotte, N.C.) – 20-1
8. Edgewater (Orlando, Fla.) – 15-2
9. South Cobb (Austell, Ga.) – 16-2
10. Holly Springs (Holly Springs, Miss.) – 21-0

On the Bubble: Reserve Christian (Reserve, La.) – 29-4; Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 16-3; Florida Air Academy (Melbourne, Fla.) – 12-0; Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) – 14-5; South Laurel (London, Ky.) – 14-2

Notes: No. 8 South Cobb (Austell, Ga.) moves into the rankings after defeating then-No. 6 Norcross (Norcross, Ga.), 69-59.


Midwest

1. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 13-0
2. North College Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 13-0
3. McKinley (Canton, Ohio) – 10-2
4. Glenbrook North (Northbrook, Ill.) – 16-1
5. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 14-1
6. Marshall (Chicago, Ill.) – 16-1
7. Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio) – 10-2
8. Elder (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 10-0
9. Lakota West (West Chester, Ohio) – 11-1
10. Saginaw (Saginaw, Mich.) – 8-1

On the Bubble: Braham (Braham, Minn.) 12-1; Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) – 14-3; St. Joseph (Westchester, Ill.) – 16-1; Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 8-2; Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills, Mich.) – 5-1; Warren Township (Gurnee, Ill.) – 12-1

Notes: No. 10 Saginaw (Saginaw, Mich.) defeated "On the Bubble" Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills, Mich.), 65-57, in the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Classic. Junior Josh Southern had 27 points and 16 rebounds and senior Larry Wright added 15 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and four steals. Meanwhile, No. 7 Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio) crushed Villa Angela-St. Joseph (Cleveland, Ohio), 101-53, as guard Daequan Cook scored 41 points. Cook is rated the nation's No. 18 senior recruit by SchoolSports.com.


Southwest

1. Westfield (Spring, Texas) – 23-0
2. DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 24-0
3. Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 21-1
4. Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) – 22-3
5. Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) – 10-3
6. Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.) – 17-0
7. Aurora Central (Aurora, Colo.) – 11-0
8. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 11-2
9. Mullen (Denver, Colo.) – 11-1
10. Cesar Chavez (Laveen, Ariz.) – 17-1

On the Bubble:South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Texas) – 16-4; Bellaire (Bellaire, Texas) – 17-4; Deer Valley (Glendale, Ariz.) – 13-2; Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) – 13-3

Notes: "On the Bubble" Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) defeated Desert Vista (Phoenix, Ariz.), 58-53, in the Martin Luther King Jr. Basketball Classic. Mountain View, which is the defending Class 5A state champion, received 15 points and four blocks from junior forward Harper Kamp and 18 points from junior point guard Kendall Wallace.


West

1. Artesia (Lakewood, Calif.) – 16-1
2. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 11-2
3. Palo Verde (Las Vegas, Nev.) – 20-0
4. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 18-2
5. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 12-1
6. Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) – 14-2
7. Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 10-3
8. South Medford (Medford, Ore.) – 11-1
9. Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 13-3
10. Highland (Salt Lake City, Utah) – 11-0

On the Bubble: Curtis (Tacoma, Wash.) – 11-1; Modesto Christian (Modesto, Calif.) – 15-3; Centennial (Compton, Calif.) – 14-2; San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, Calif.) – 17-3; Dominguez (Compton, Calif.) – 12-4; Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.) – 16-2

Notes: "On the Bubble" Dominguez (Compton, Calif.) defeated No. 9 Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.), 69-52. Guard Patrick Christopher, who's rated the nation's No. 50 senior recruit by SchoolSports.com, scored a game-high 17 points for Dominguez.

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