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. 27, 2006


East

1. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 40-0
2. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 29-1
3. Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, Md.) – 35-0
4. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 30-2*
5. Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.) – 19-2
6. Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 21-0
7. Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, N.J.) – 24-1
8. Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) – 27-4*
9. Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield, N.J.) – 25-1
10. St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) – 23-2

On the Bubble: Christian Brothers (Lincroft, N.J.) – 24-1; St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 23-4; Wings Academy (Bronx, N.Y.) – 28-0; Rice (New York, N.Y.) – 20-4; Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 22-3; Herndon (Va.) – 24-4; Roman Catholic (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 24-3; Harrisburg (Pa.) – 27-1; Robert E. Lee (Staunton, Va.) – 28-0

Notes: "On the Bubble" Rice (New York, N.Y.) cruised past All Hallows (Bronx, N.Y.), 97-64, in the New York diocesan tournament championship. Senior power forward Curtis Kelly led Rice with a game-high 31 points. The UConn-bound Kelly is rated the nation's No. 38 senior recruit by SchoolSports.com.


Southeast

1. Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) – 31-0
2. Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 29-1
3. Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.) – 31-2
4. Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) – 29-1
5. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 25-3
6. Lake Howell (Winter Park, Fla.) – 27-4
7. Winter Park (Orlando, Fla.) – 27-4
8. Holly Springs (Holly Springs, Miss.) – 33-1
9. Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 26-4
10. Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) – 26-6

On the Bubble: Elizabethtown (Elizabethtown, Ky.) – 24-3; Westlake (Atlanta, Ga.) – 31-0; Broome (Spartanburg, S.C.) – 27-1; Monsignor Pace (Opa Locka, Fla.) – 26-4; Chamberlain (Tampa, Fla.) – 27-3; Northside (Lafayette, La.) – 31-5; Miami Norland (Miami, Fla.) – 26-6

Notes: No. 5 Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) defeated Providence (Jacksonville, Fla.), 69-59, in the Region 2-2A championship. Point guard Josue Soto, who's rated the nation's No. 59 senior recruit by SchoolSports.com, scored a game-high 20 points for the Apaches. Arlington Country Day, which won the Class 2A state title last year, will play Port St. Joe (Port St. Joe, Fla.) in the state semifinals on March 2.


Midwest

1. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 22-0
2. North College Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 19-1
3. McKinley (Canton, Ohio) – 18-2
4. Glenbrook North (Northbrook, Ill.) – 24-2
5. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 23-2
6. Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio) – 19-2
7. St. Joseph (Westchester, Ill.) – 26-1
8. Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.) – 22-2
9. Rufus King (Milwaukee, Wis.) – 16-3
10. Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) – 25-4

On the Bubble: Marshall (Chicago, Ill.) – 25-2; Braham (Braham, Minn.) - 23-2; Pike (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 17-3; Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul, Minn.) – 21-1; Redford (Detroit, Mich.) – 16-3; Saginaw (Saginaw, Mich.) – 15-3

Notes: No. 10 Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) defeated Washington (Chicago, Ill.), 55-40, in the Chicago Public League championship. It was Simeon's first Public League title since 1988. Junior point guard Derrick Rose led the Wolverines with 25 points, eight assists, seven rebounds, three steals and three blocks. Rose is rated the nation's No. 7 junior recruit by SchoolSports.com.


Southwest

1. Westfield (Spring, Texas) – 34-0
2. DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 34-1
3. Aurora Central (Aurora, Colo.) – 24-0
4. Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) – 32-5
5. Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) – 27-3
6. Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 29-3
7. Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.) – 27-1
8. Santa Fe (Edmond, Okla.) – 20-4
9. Chaparral (Parker, Colo.) – 22-1
10. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 20-4

On the Bubble: Mullen (Denver, Colo.) – 22-2; ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) – 19-5; Denver East (Denver, Colo.) – 21-3; Brenham (Brenham, Texas) – 31-3; Bellaire (Bellaire, Texas) – 27-5; Deer Valley (Glendale, Ariz.) – 26-3; Dunbar (Fort Worth, Texas) – 29-4

Notes: Senior guard Obi Muonelo poured in a career-high 37 points as No. 8 Santa Fe edged Putnam City North, 81-79, in a Class 6A regional final. Muonelo is rated the nation's No. 46 senior recruit by SchoolSports.com.


West

1. Artesia (Lakewood, Calif.) – 27-1
2. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 28-2
3. Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) – 25-2
4. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 25-1
5. Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 21-3
6. South Medford (Medford, Ore.) – 23-1
7. Centennial (Compton, Calif.) – 26-3
8. Dominguez (Compton, Calif.) – 25-5
9. Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 23-6
10. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 24-3*

On the Bubble: Curtis (University Place, Wash.) – 22-1; San Joaquin Memorial (Fresno, Calif.) – 29-3; Villa Park (Villa Park, Calif.) – 26-3; Reno (Reno, Nev.) – 27-5*

Notes: No. 9 Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) ended No. 10 Fairfax's (Los Angeles, Calif.) season by beating the Lions, 79-63, in the City Section semifinals. Junior guard Dane Suttle led the Comets with 32 points. Meanwhile, "On the Bubble" Reno (Reno, Nev.) defeated Rancho (North Las Vegas, Nev.), 87-63, in the Class 4A state championship. Senior center J.J. Mulligan led Reno with 19 points and nine rebounds.

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