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 March 13, 2006


East

1. Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) – 40-1*
2. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 30-1
3. Montrose Christian (Rockville, Md.) – 20-2*
4. Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, Md.) – 36-0
5. St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.) – 30-2*
6. Newton North (Newton, Mass.) – 25-0
7. Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, N.J.) – 29-1
8. Episcopal Academy (Merion, Pa.) – 27-4*
9. Haddonfield Memorial (Haddonfield, N.J.) – 30-1
10. Rice (New York, N.Y.) – 24-4

On the Bubble: St. Patrick (Elizabeth, N.J.) – 27-4; Seton Hall Prep (West Orange, N.J.) – 28-2; Wings Academy (Bronx, N.Y.) – 31-0; St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.) – 26-3*; Harrisburg (Pa.) – 30-1; Booker T. Washington (Norfolk, Va.) – 25-6*; Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) – 24-4; Herndon (Va.) – 26-5*; Neumann-Goretti (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 22-6*; Christian Brothers (Lincroft, N.J.) – 27-2*

Notes: Senior small forward Kashif Pratt hit the game-winning layup as time expired to lift No. 10 Rice (New York, N.Y.) to a 62-60 overtime win over "On the Bubble" Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.) in the CHSAA Class AA city championship. It was Rice's first title since 2002 and fourth in the past nine seasons.


Southeast

1. Hamilton (Memphis, Tenn.) – 36-0
2. Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.) – 34-2*
3. Raleigh-Egypt (Memphis, Tenn.) – 34-1
4. Arlington Country Day (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 27-3*
5. Norcross (Norcross, Ga.) – 29-4*
6. Mitchell (Memphis, Tenn.) – 29-6
7. Miami Norland (Miami, Fla.) – 27-6*
8. Columbia (Decatur, Ga.) – 32-1*
9. Eastside (Gainesville, Fla.) – 26-7*
10. Lanier (Jackson, Miss.) – 34-3*

On the Bubble: Northside (Lafayette, La.) – 35-5*; Winter Park (Orlando, Fla.) – 28-5*; Lake Howell (Winter Park, Fla.) – 26-5*; South Laurel (London, Ky.) – 27-5; Dunwoody (Dunwoody, Ga.) – 27-6*; Rock Hill (Rock Hill, S.C.) – 22-4*; Dudley (Greensboro, N.C.) – 27-4*; Wakefield (Raleigh, N.C.) – 27-4*; Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.) – 29-2*

Notes: No. 10 Lanier (Jackson, Miss.) won its second consecutive state title by cruising past Gentry (Indianola, Miss.) in the Class 4A state championship. Junior guard R.L. Horton poured in 23 points and senior guard Al Graham chipped in with 12 points, six assists and three steals. Lanier coach Thomas Billups won his seventh state title in 15 seasons to tie the MHSAA boys' state record.


Midwest

1. Lawrence North (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 27-0
2. North College Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 22-1
3. McKinley (Canton, Ohio) – 21-2
4. Glenbrook North (Northbrook, Ill.) – 28-2
5. Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) – 27-2*
6. Dunbar (Dayton, Ohio) – 22-2
7. Hopkins (Minnetonka, Minn.) – 25-2
8. Rufus King (Milwaukee, Wis.) – 20-3
9. Simeon (Chicago, Ill.) – 29-4
10. Marshall (Chicago, Ill.) – 29-2

On the Bubble: Braham (Braham, Minn.) - 26-2; Eden Prairie (Eden Prairie, Minn.) – 22-2; Redford (Detroit, Mich.) – 19-3; Hoover (Des Moines, Iowa) – 23-0; Okemos (Okemos, Mich.) – 21-1

Notes: "On the Bubble" Redford (Detroit, Mich.) crushed Stevenson (Livonia, Mich.), 95-64, in a Class A district final. Junior guard Corperryale Harris led Redford with 27 points.


Southwest

1. Westfield (Spring, Texas) – 36-1*
2. Mountain View (Mesa, Ariz.) – 29-3*
3. Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) – 24-4*
4. South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Texas) – 30-7*
5. Plano (Plano, Texas) – 29-8*
6. Mullen (Denver, Colo.) – 26-2*
7. Kingwood (Kingwood, Texas) – 36-6*
8. Dunbar (Fort Worth, Texas) – 33-5*
9. South Mountain (Phoenix, Ariz.) – 30-4*
10. Corona del Sol (Tempe, Ariz.) – 28-2*

On the Bubble: DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) – 35-2*; Seagoville (Dallas, Texas) – 32-4*; Aurora Central (Aurora, Colo.) – 25-1*; Cherry Creek (Greenwood Village, Colo.) – 21-7*; Parkview (Little Rock, Ark.) – 29-3*; Montwood (El Paso, Texas) – 30-1*; Manzano (Albuquerque, N.M.) – 28-2*

Notes: No. 3 Putnam City (Oklahoma City, Okla.) upended Union (Tulsa, Okla.), 58-42, in the Class 6A state championship. Freshman forward Xavier Henry had 17 points, three assists and three blocks and senior forward Keith Clark added 14 points and eight rebounds. Meanwhile, No. 4 South Oak Cliff (Dallas, Texas) beat No. 8 Dunbar (Fort Worth, Texas), 76-58, for its second straight Class 4A state title. Senior forward Darrell Arthur led the way with 21 points, 13 rebounds, four blocks and three assists. No. 6 Mullen (Denver, Colo.) defeated Cherry Creek (Greenwood Village, Colo.), 54-40, in the Class 5A state championship. Senior center and Providence recruit Ray Hall was named tournament MVP by the Rocky Mountain News after he recorded 14 points and nine rebounds. Hall had 32 points and 25 rebounds in a 65-56 victory over Gateway (Aurora, Colo.) in the state quarterfinals. Every team in the Southwest rankings has now finished its season.


West

1. Artesia (Lakewood, Calif.) – 32-1
2. Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) – 33-2
3. Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.) – 30-2
4. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 31-1
5. Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 26-3*
6. South Medford (Medford, Ore.) – 27-2*
7. Seattle Prep (Seattle, Wash.) – 26-3*
8. Palo Alto (Palo Alto, Calif.) – 30-1
9. Franklin (Seattle, Wash.) – 23-5*
10. Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 24-3*

On the Bubble: Los Alamitos (Los Alamitos, Calif.) – 26-3*; Westchester (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 25-7*; Highland (Salt Lake City, Utah) – 24-1*; Villa Park (Villa Park, Calif.) – 29-5*; Reno (Reno, Nev.) – 27-5*; St. Mary's (Stockton, Calif.) – 31-3; Horizon (San Diego, Calif.) – 26-3

Notes: No. 5 Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) edged No. 6 South Medford (Medford, Ore.), 59-57, in the Class 4A state championship. Lake Oswego power forward Kevin Love, who's rated the nation's No. 3 junior by SchoolSports.com, had 24 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. South Medford small forward Kyle Singler, who's rated the nation's No. 6 junior by SchoolSports.com, recorded 14 points, six rebounds and five assists.

* season over

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