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. 20, 2006


East

1. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 37-0
2. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 26-1
3. Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, Md.) – 33-0
4. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 28-2
5. Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 21-0
6. Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.) – 16-2
7. Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, N.J.) – 21-1
8. Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) – 27-4*
9. Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield, N.J.) – 22-1
10. St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) – 21-2

On the Bubble: Potomac (Dumfries, Va.) – 25-0; Christian Brothers (Lincroft, N.J.) – 21-1; St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 21-4; Wings Academy (Bronx, N.Y.) – 28-0; Rice (New York, N.Y.) – 17-4; Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 20-3; Herndon (Va.) – 22-4; Bethel (Hampton, Va.) – 25-0; Roman Catholic (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 22-3; Harrisburg (Pa.) – 25-1

Notes: No. 9 Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield, N.J.) upended No. 10 St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.), 68-54. Senior center Brian Zoubek notched 27 points and 13 rebounds, while senior guard Blake Wilson scored 21 points. Zoubek, who signed with Duke, is rated the nation's No. 33 senior by SchoolSports.com. Strong teams such as Potomac (Dumfries, Va.) and Christian Brothers (Lincroft, N.J.) are "On the Bubble" because of Haddonfield's convincing win over then-nationally ranked St. Anthony. Meanwhile, it would have been tough leaving St. Anthony out of the Top 10 considering its record and the difficult schedule it plays.


Southeast

1. Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) – 29-0
2. Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 27-1
3. Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.) – 28-2
4. Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) – 27-1
5. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 23-3
6. Lake Howell (Winter Park, Fla.) – 24-4
7. Gulfport (Gulfport, Miss.) – 27-0
8. Winter Park (Orlando, Fla.) – 25-4 9. Holly Springs (Holly Springs, Miss.) – 29-1
10. Dr. Krop (Miami, Fla.) – 27-3

On the Bubble: Cocoa (Cocoa, Fla.) – 26-0; Largo (Largo, Fla.) – 25-2; Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 24-4; Elizabethtown (Elizabethtown, Ky.) – 23-3; South Cobb (Austell, Ga.) – 26-2; Westlake (Atlanta, Ga.) – 29-0; Broome (Spartanburg, S.C.) – 25-1; Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) – 24-6

Notes: "On the Bubble" Westlake (Atlanta, Ga.) dispatched of Cedartown (Cedartown, Ga.), 88-62, in the first round of the Class AAA state tournament. Senior guard Antoine Johnson led four players in double figures with 15 points.


Midwest

1. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 20-0
2. North College Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 19-1
3. McKinley (Canton, Ohio) – 17-2
4. Glenbrook North (Northbrook, Ill.) – 23-2
5. Marshall (Chicago, Ill.) – 25-1
6. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 21-2
7. Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio) – 18-2
8. St. Joseph (Westchester, Ill.) – 24-1
9. Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.) – 20-2
10. Rufus King (Milwaukee, Wis.) – 14-3

On the Bubble: Braham (Braham, Minn.) - 21-2; Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 16-2; Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul, Minn.) – 21-1; Saginaw (Saginaw, Mich.) – 14-2; Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) – 23-4; Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa) – 18-1; Redford (Detroit, Mich.) – 15-3

Notes: No. 9 Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.) has won 14 consecutive games.


Southwest

1. Westfield (Spring, Texas) – 33-0
2. DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 33-1
3. Aurora Central (Aurora, Colo.) – 23-0
4. Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) – 30-5
5. Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) – 25-3
6. Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 28-3
7. Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.) – 25-1
8. Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) – 18-4
9. Chaparral (Parker, Colo.) – 21-1
10. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 18-4

On the Bubble: Mullen (Denver, Colo.) – 21-2; ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) – 18-5; Denver East (Denver, Colo.) – 20-3; Brenham (Brenham, Texas) – 30-2; Bellaire (Bellaire, Texas) – 25-5; Deer Valley (Glendale, Ariz.) – 24-3; Dunbar (Fort Worth, Texas) – 28-4

Notes: No. 4 Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) defeated West Brook (Beaumont, Texas), 66-45, behind a game-high 19 points from senior point guard Nic Wise.


West

1. Artesia (Lakewood, Calif.) – 26-1
2. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 23-2
3. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 26-2
4. Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) – 24-2
5. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 23-1
6. Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 19-3
7. South Medford (Medford, Ore.) – 22-1
8. Centennial (Compton, Calif.) – 24-3
9. Dominguez (Compton, Calif.) – 22-5
10. Curtis (University Place, Wash.) – 20-1

On the Bubble: Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 21-6; San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, Calif.) – 27-3; Villa Park (Villa Park, Calif.) – 24-3; Ferris (Spokane, Wash.) – 20-1; Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) – 27-4

Notes: "On the Bubble" Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.) beat Palo Verde (Las Vegas, Nev.), 94-80, to win the Sunset Regional championship. Senior forward Jonathan Tavernari scored 32 points for the Gaels.

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