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. 23, 2006


East

1. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 27-0
2. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 18-0
3. Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, Md.) – 23-0
4. Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 15-1
5. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 19-1
6. Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 10-0
7. St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) – 14-1
8. Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.) – 11-2
9. Potomac (Dumfries, Va.) – 16-0
10. Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) – 17-3

On the Bubble: Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, N.J.) – 12-1; Christian Brothers (Lincroft, N.J.) – 13-1; Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) – 10-3; Roman Catholic (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 16-2; St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 11-3; Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 11-5; Wings Academy (Bronx, N.Y.) – 21-0

Notes: Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) has risen to No. 10 in the rankings after the Churchmen continued their hot streak by defeating "On the Bubble" Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia, Pa.), 65-64, in a game that was televised on ESPN2. Episcopal senior guard and North Carolina recruit Wayne Ellington hit the game-winner on a 17-foot jumper with 2.6 seconds left. Episcopal senior swingman and Duke recruit Gerald Henderson scored a game-high 25 points.


Southeast

1. Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) – 18-0
2. Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 17-1
3. Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.) – 20-2
4. Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) – 22-1
5. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 17-3
7. Charlotte Christian (Charlotte, N.C.) – 23-1
8. Holly Springs (Holly Springs, Miss.) – 23-0
9. Dr. Krop (Miami, Fla.) – 18-2
10. Edgewater (Orlando, Fla.) – 17-3

On the Bubble: Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 18-3; Florida Air Academy (Melbourne, Fla.) – 15-0; Scott County (Georgetown, Ky.) – 11-2; Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) – 16-5; Reserve Christian (Reserve, La.) – 30-5

Notes: "On the Bubble" Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) defeated Oakhaven (Memphis, Tenn.), 120-101. Senior forward and Georgia Tech recruit Thaddeus Young led Mitchell with 42 points. Young is rated the nation's No. 5 senior recruit by SchoolSports.com.


Midwest

1. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 14-0
2. North College Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 15-0
3. McKinley (Canton, Ohio) – 11-2
4. Glenbrook North (Northbrook, Ill.) – 18-1
5. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 16-1
6. Marshall (Chicago, Ill.) – 18-1
7. Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio) – 12-2
8. Elder (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 12-0
9. Lakota West (West Chester, Ohio) – 12-1
10. Saginaw (Saginaw, Mich.) – 9-1

On the Bubble: Braham (Braham, Minn.) - 14-1; Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) – 16-3; St. Joseph (Westchester, Ill.) – 17-1; Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 10-2; Detroit Country Day (Beverly Hills, Mich.) – 5-1; Warren Township (Gurnee, Ill.) – 15-1

Notes: No. 8 Elder (Cincinnati, Ohio) continued its hot start by cruising past La Salle (Cincinnati, Ohio), 65-40. Elder sophomore forward Kyle Rudolph led the Panthers with 13 points and 10 rebounds.


Southwest

1. Westfield (Spring, Texas) – 25-0
2. DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 26-0
3. Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 23-1
4. Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) – 24-3
5. Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.) – 19-0
6. Aurora Central (Aurora, Colo.) – 14-0
7. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 12-2
8. Mullen (Denver, Colo.) – 14-1
9. Cesar Chavez (Laveen, Ariz.) – 19-1
10. Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) – 10-4

On the Bubble: Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) – 16-3; Bellaire (Bellaire, Texas) – 18-4; Deer Valley (Glendale, Ariz.) – 15-2; South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Texas) – 17-5

Notes: No. 7 Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) edged No. 10 Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.), 55-52, as senior forward Keith Clark had 23 points, eight rebounds and three assists. Clark is rated the nation's No. 85 senior recruit by SchoolSports.com.


West

1. Artesia (Lakewood, Calif.) – 19-1
2. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 15-2
3. Palo Verde (Las Vegas, Nev.) – 21-0
4. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 20-2
5. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 14-1
6. Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) – 16-2
7. Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 12-3
8. South Medford (Medford, Ore.) – 14-1
9. Modesto Christian (Modesto, Calif.) – 17-3
10. Dominguez (Compton, Calif.) – 13-4

On the Bubble: Curtis (Tacoma, Wash.) – 12-1; Centennial (Compton, Calif.) – 16-3; Davis (Kaysville, Utah) – 12-1; San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, Calif.) – 19-3; Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 15-4; Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.) – 18-2; Highland (Salt Lake City, Utah) – 12-1

Notes: Brandon Johnson scored 21 points to lead No. 6 Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) to a 79-62 victory over Central (Fresno, Calif.).

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