(2-20-17) As the High School Boys Basketball season winds down the two #1 teams in the Split (Public/Private) rankings remain the same. Nathan Hale (#1 MaxPreps Top 25) at 25-0 is in cruise control, winning the SeaKing District title over Rainier Beach 88-84,  on the Public school side and Sierra Canyon (#2 MaxPreps Top 25) hangs on as the top Private school after winning their playoff opener over Northridge Heritage Christian 99-93 .

Two new schools enter the Public school split rankings, Webster Groves (Missouri) and Tulsa Union.

MaxPreps Top 10 Independents unchanged in the top 6, with IMG Academy holding down #1 again this week.

USA Today Top 25 finds Nathan Hale and Sierra Canyon at #1 and #2, while they have La Lumiere at #3 and ahead of IMG Academy who is #5.

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(first # is split rankings in Public/Private rankings,second # is the ranking each school has in this week’s Top 25, the third # is last week’s ranking)MaxPreps will run separate high school boys basketball rankings for teams that compete for state championships as part of recognized governing body (High School Top 25) and those that do not (Independent Top 10).
MaxPreps will run separate high school boys basketball rankings for teams that compete for state championships as part of recognized governing body (High School Top 25) and those that do not (Independent Top 10).

MaxPreps High School Top 25 Boys Basketball Rankings

PRIVATE

  1. -2. (2) Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.), 26-1
  2. -5. (5) Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), 29-1
  3. -8. (8) Imhotep Charter (Philadelphia), 24-2
  4. -9. (9) Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.), 24-2
  5. -10. (10) Patrick School (Elizabeth, N.J.), 20-4
  6. -11. (12) Greensboro Day (Greensboro, N.C.), 31-3
  7. -12. (13) Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.), 23-5
  8. -13. (11) Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.), 23-4
  9. -16. (16) Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati, Ohio), 22-0
  10. -21. (23) Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.), 27-2

PUBLIC

  1. -1. (No. 1 last week) Nathan Hale (Seattle), 25-0
  2. -3. (3) Chino Hills (Calif.), 28-1
  3. -4. (4) Memphis East (Memphis, Tenn.), 25-3
  4. -6. (6) McEachern (Powder Springs, Ga.), 27-0
  5. -7. (7) Jonesboro (Ark.), 27-0
  6. -14. (14) Shadow Mountain (Phoenix), 25-0
  7. -15. (15) Klein Forest (Houston), 30-0
  8. -17. (17) Champlin Park (Champlin, Minn.), 21-0
  9. -18. (18) Newton (Covington, Ga.), 27-1
  10. -19. (19) Linden (N.J.), 19-3
  11. -20. (21) Wise (Upper Marlboro, Md.), 17-0
  12. -22. (24) Skyline (Dallas), 29-1
  13. -23. (25) Edwardsville (Ill.), 24-1
  14. -24. (NR) Webster Groves (Mo.), 21-2
  15. -25. (NR) Union (Tulsa, Okla.), 23-0

USA Today Top 25

01 Nathan Hale Seattle, WA 25-0-Previous ranking (PR): 1
02 Sierra Canyon Chatsworth, CA 26-1-PR: 2
03 La Lumiere LaPorte, IN 24-1-PR: 3
04 Memphis East Memphis, TN 25-3-PR: 4
05 IMG Academy Bradenton, Fl 26-1-PR: 5
06 Findlay College Prep Henderson, NV 30-3-PR: 6
07 Imhotep Institute Charter Philadelphia, PA 24-2-PR: 7
08 Montverde Academy Montverde, FL 25-4-PR: 8
09 Oak Hill Academy Mouth Of Wilson, VA 32-4-PR: 9
10 Chino Hills Chino Hills, CA 28-1-0-PR: 10
11 Shadow Mountain Phoenix, AZ 25-0-PR: 11
12 Bishop Montgomery Torrance, CA 24-2-PR: 12
13 Mater Dei Santa Ana, CA 29-1-PR: 13
14 McEachern Powder Springs, GA 26-0-PR: 16
15 Wasatch Academy Mount Pleasant, UT 23-4-PR: 14
16 Jonesboro Senior Jonesboro, AR 24-0-0 PR: 18
17 Klein Forest Houston, TX 30-0-PR: 15
18 Archbishop Moeller Cincinnati, OH 22-0-PR: 18
19 Tulsa Union Oklahoma 23-0-PR: NR
20 Hamilton Heights Christian Academy Chattanooga, TN 26-6-PR: 21
21 The Patrick School Elizabeth, NJ 20-4-PR: 22
22 Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL 22-1-PR: 24
23 Greensboro Day School North Carolina 31-3 PR: NR
24 Sunrise Christian Academy Bel Aire, KS 21-5-PR: 23
25 Gonzaga College Washington, DC 23-5-PR: 25

 

MaxPreps Independent Top 10 Boys Basketball Rankings

1. (last week 1) IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.), 26-1
2. (2) La Lumiere (LaPorte, Ind.), 24-1
3. (3) St. Benedict’s Prep (Newark, N.J.), 25-4
4. (4) Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.), 23-4
5. (5) Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), 30-3
6. (6) Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), 32-4
7. (8) Rock Creek Christian Academy (Upper Marlboro, Md.), 23-1
8. (10) Prolific Prep Academy (Napa, Calif.), 23-2
9. (9) Westtown (Pa.), 30-2
10. (NR) Huntington St. Joseph Prep (W. Va.), 24-4

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