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. 6, 2006


East

1. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 33-0
2. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 22-0
3. Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, Md.) – 27-0
4. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 24-1
5. St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) – 18-1
6. Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 15-0
7. Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.) – 15-2
8. Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, N.J.) – 16-1
9. Potomac (Dumfries, Va.) – 20-0
10. Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) – 21-4

On the Bubble: Roman Catholic (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 20-2; Christian Brothers (Lincroft, N.J.) – 18-1; St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 17-3; Wings Academy (Bronx, N.Y.) – 24-0; Harrisburg (Pa.) – 21-0; Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield, N.J.) – 17-1; Rice (New York, N.Y.) – 14-4; Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 17-3

Notes: "On the Bubble" St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) defeated regionally ranked Dominguez (Compton, Calif.), 84-56, at the Nike Extravaganza in Anaheim, Calif. Junior point guard Corey Fisher led St. Patrick with 24 points, eight rebounds and five assists.


Southeast

1. Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) – 22-0
2. Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 23-1
3. Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.) – 23-2
4. Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) – 24-1
5. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 20-3
6. Holly Springs (Holly Springs, Miss.) – 26-0
7. Lake Howell (Winter Park, Fla.) – 20-4
8. Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) – 21-5 9. Scott County (Georgetown, Ky.) – 17-2
10. Gulfport (Gulfport, Miss.) – 26-0

On the Bubble: Winter Park (Orlando, Fla.) – 21-4; Cocoa (Cocoa, Fla.) – 24-0; East Mecklenburg (Charlotte, N.C.) – 20-1; Edgewater (Orlando, Fla.) – 21-4; Dr. Krop (Miami, Fla.) – 23-3; Miami Norland (Miami, Fla.) – 21-5; Largo (Largo, Fla.) – 21-2; Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 21-4; Tucker (Tucker, Ga.) – 24-1; Northside (Lafayette, La.) – 26-5

Notes: "On the Bubble" Winter Park (Orlando, Fla.) defeated then-No. 10 Edgewater (Orlando, Fla.), 63-52, in overtime of the Metro Conference championship. It was the Wildcats' first Metro title in boys' basketball since 1982. Senior guards Jeremiah Rivers and John Pietkiewicz combined to score 36 points for Winter Park. Rivers, a Georgetown recruit, is rated the nation's No. 98 hoop recruit in the Class of 2006 by SchoolSports.com.


Midwest

1. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 17-0
2. North College Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 17-0
3. McKinley (Canton, Ohio) – 14-2
4. Glenbrook North (Northbrook, Ill.) – 20-1
5. Marshall (Chicago, Ill.) – 22-1
6. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 18-2
7. Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio) – 14-2
8. Lakota West (West Chester, Ohio) – 16-1
9. Braham (Braham, Minn.) - 18-1
10. Holt (Holt, Mich.) – 12-0

On the Bubble: St. Joseph (Westchester, Ill.) – 20-1; Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 13-2; Warren Township (Gurnee, Ill.) – 18-1; Powers Catholic (Flint, Mich.) – 13-0; Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.) – 16-2; Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul, Minn.) – 17-1; Elder (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 16-1; Hopkins (Saginaw (Saginaw, Mich.) – 12-2; Crane Tech (Chicago, Ill.) – 19-4; Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa) – 13-1

Notes: Senior guard John Lierman connected on five 3-pointers and scored 29 points to lead No. 10 Holt (Holt, Mich.) to a 66-53 victory over East Lansing (East Lansing, Mich.).


Southwest

1. Westfield (Spring, Texas) – 29-0
2. DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 30-0
3. Aurora Central (Aurora, Colo.) – 19-0
4. Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 26-2
5. Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) – 26-4
6. Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) – 21-3
7. South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Texas) – 21-5
8. Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.) – 22-1
9. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 14-3
10. Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) – 14-4

On the Bubble: Cesar Chavez (Laveen, Ariz.) – 23-2; Mullen (Denver, Colo.) – 17-2; Chaparral (Parker, Colo.) – 17-1; ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) – 14-5; Denver East (Denver, Colo.) – 16-3; Brenham (Brenham, Texas) – 27-2; Bellaire (Bellaire, Texas) – 21-5

Notes: Senior guard Marcus Johnson scored 27 points and dished out eight assists in No. 3 Aurora Central's (Aurora, Colo.) 77-47 win over Skyview (Thornton, Colo.).


West

1. Artesia (Lakewood, Calif.) – 24-1
2. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 20-2
3. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 23-2
4. Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) – 20-2
5. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 18-1
6. Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 15-3
7. South Medford (Medford, Ore.) – 18-1
8. Centennial (Compton, Calif.) – 21-3
9. Dominguez (Compton, Calif.) – 18-5
10. Curtis (University Place, Wash.) – 17-1

On the Bubble: Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 18-6; San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, Calif.) – 23-3; Palo Verde (Las Vegas, Nev.) – 24-2; Villa Park (Villa Park, Calif.) – 21-3; Ferris (Spokane, Wash.) – 17-1

Notes: Junior point guard Isaiah Thomas poured in 42 points as No. 10 Curtis (University Place, Wash.) crushed Jefferson (Auburn, Wash.), 114-55. Thomas is rated the nation's No. 36 junior by SchoolSports.com.

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