Chino Hills and Mater Dei faced off for the 2017 CIF Southern Section semi-finals

(2-27-17) Lots of changes this week in the National Rankings with two top ranked California teams getting knocked off in CIF play-off games,  Chino Hills lost its second game of the season in OT to Mater Dei 83-80, while Sierra Canyon lost to Bishop Montgomery 70-63.

Those two games resulted in a new leader in the MaxPreps split Private school side, moving Mater Dei up to the #1 spot for the first time this season and dropping Sierra Canyon to #4.  With the win Bishop Montgomery moved up to #3.

On the Public school split rankings, Nathan Hale has settled in to the #1 spot and not looking to give it up in the near future. Memphis East moved up one spot to #2.

IMG Academy remains #1 in the MaxPreps Top 10 Independents, as do the Top 6 teams.

Nathan Hale holds down #1 spot in the USA Today Top 25, with La Lumiere moving up to #2, Sierra Canyon dropped to 12 and Chino Hills to #13. One new school in the USA Today rankings Has Brooklyn Abraham Lincoln in the #25 spot.

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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. (5) Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), 31-1
  2. – 6. (8) Imhotep Charter (Philadelphia), 25-2
  3. – 7. (9) Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.), 26-2
  4. – 8. (2) Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.), 27-2
  5. -10. (10) Patrick School (Elizabeth, N.J.), 22-4
  6. -11. (11) Greensboro Day (Greensboro, N.C.), 33-3
  7. -12. (12) Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.), 25-5
  8. -13. (13) Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.), 26-4
  9. -16. (16) Archbishop Moeller (Cincinnati, Ohio), 22-0
  10. -20. (21) Brentwood Academy (Brentwood, Tenn.), 28-2
  11. -25. (NR) Grand Rapids Christian (Grand Rapids, Mich.), 18-0

PUBLIC

  1. – 1. (No. 1 last week) Nathan Hale (Seattle), 26-0
  2. – 3. (4) Memphis East (Memphis, Tenn.), 27-3
  3. – 4. (6) McEachern (Powder Springs, Ga.), 28-0
  4. – 5. (7) Jonesboro (Ark.), 29-0
  5. – 9. (3) Chino Hills (Calif.), 29-2
  6. -14. (14) Shadow Mountain (Phoenix), 27-0
  7. -15. (15) Klein Forest (Houston), 32-0
  8. -17. (17) Champlin Park (Champlin, Minn.), 24-0
  9. -18. (18) Newton (Covington, Ga.), 28-1
  10. -19. (20) Wise (Upper Marlboro, Md.), 18-0
  11. -21. (22) Skyline (Dallas), 31-1
  12. -22. (23) Edwardsville (Ill.), 26-1
  13. -23. (24) Webster Groves (Mo.), 23-2
  14. -24. (25) Union (Tulsa, Okla.), 25-0

MaxPreps Independent Top 10 Boys Basketball Rankings

1. (last week 1) IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.), 26-1
2. (2) La Lumiere (LaPorte, Ind.), 25-1
3. (3) St. Benedict’s Prep (Newark, N.J.), 26-4
4. (4) Montverde Academy (Fla.), 23-4
5. (5) Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), 32-3
6. (6) Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), 35-4
7. (8) Prolific Prep Academy (Napa, Calif.), 26-2
8. (9) Westtown (Pa.), 32-2
9. (10) Huntington St. Joseph Prep (W.Va.), 25-4
10. (NR) Southwest Christian Academy (Little Rock, Ark.), 30-2

 

USA Today Top 25

01 Nathan Hale -Seattle, WA 26-0-Previous ranking (PR): 1
02 La Lumiere -LaPorte, IN 26-1-0 PR: 3
03 Memphis East -Memphis, TN 27-3-PR: 4
04 IMG Academy -Bradenton, Fl 26-1-PR: 5
05 Findlay College Prep -Henderson, NV 32-3-PR: 6
06 Imhotep Institute Charter – Philadelphia, PA 25-2-PR: 7
07 Montverde AcademyMontverde, FL 25-4-PR: 8
08 Oak Hill Academy -Mouth Of Wilson, VA 35-4-PR: 9
09 Bishop Montgomery -Torrance, CA 26-2-PR: 12
10 Shadow Mountain -Phoenix, AZ 27-0-PR: 11
11 Mater Dei -Santa Ana, CA 31-1-PR: 13
12 Sierra Canyon -Chatsworth, CA 27-2-PR: 2
13 Chino Hills -Chino Hills, CA 29-2-PR: 10
14 McEachern -Powder Springs, GA 28-0-PR: 14
15 Wasatch Academy -Mount Pleasant, UT 23-4-PR: 15
16 Jonesboro Senior -Jonesboro, AR 28-0-PR: 16
17 Klein Forest -Houston, TX 32-0-0PR: 17
18 Archbishop Moeller -Cincinnati, OH 22-0-PR: 18
19 Tulsa Union -Tulsa, OK 25-0-PR: 19
20 The Patrick School -Elizabeth, NJ 22-4-PR: 21
21 Edwardsville -Edwardsville, IL 26-1-PR: 22
22 Greensboro Day School -Greensboro, NC 33-3-PR: 23.
23 Sunrise Christian Academy -Bel Aire, KS 21-5-PR: 24
24 Gonzaga College -Washington, DC 25-5-PR: 25
25 Abraham Lincoln -Brooklyn, NY 25-3-PR: Not ranked.

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