USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2017 – 18 Week 15

Boys Basketball Rankings

SOS
Strength of Schedule
OFF
Offense
DEF
Defense
POW
Power
1
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Montverde Academy

Montverde, FL 32 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous Ranking (PR): 1. Result: Idle.

2
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

University School (Fort Lauderdale)

Fort Lauderdale, FL 34 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 2. Results: Trey Doomes had 26 points in an 80-40 defeat of Trinity Catholic (Ocala) in the 5A state championship. Vernon Carey Jr. had 21 points and 12 rebounds in an 83-48 defeat of Tampa Catholic (Tampa) in a 5A semifinal.

3
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Findlay Prep

Henderson, NV 31 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 3. Result: Idle.

4
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Shadow Mountain

Phoenix, AZ 25 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 4. Result: Three-time consecutive 4A state champion.

5
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Simeon

Chicago, IL 29 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 5. Result: Talen Horton-Tucker had 15 points in a 53-48 defeat of Marist (Chicago) in a 4A sectional final.

6
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Memphis East

Memphis, TN 28 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 6. Result: Alex Lomax had 25 points in a 72-41 defeat of Cordova (Memphis) in a AAA sub-state game.

7
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

LaLumiere

LaPorte, IN 23 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 7. Result: Idle.

8
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Imhotep Charter

Philadelphia, PA 27 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 8. Result: Bernard Lightsey had 23 points in a 76-30 defeat of Kennard-Dale (Fawn Grove) in a 4A first-round playoff.

9
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

DeMatha

Hyattsville, MD 33 - 5 - 0

Result: PR: 9. Results: Hunter Dickinson had 18 points and eight rebounds in a 69-57 defeat of Bishop O’Connell (Arlington, Va.) in the championship of the Alhambra Invitational in Frostburg, Md. Justin Moore had 18 points in a 72-50 defeat of then-No. 16 Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.) in an Alhambra semifinal. Dickinson had 13 points and 15 rebounds in a 59-48 defeat of St. Maria Goretti (Hagerstown) in an Alhambra first-round game.

10
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Oak Ridge

Orlando, FL 30 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 14. Results: Rob Perry had 32 points in a 71-60 defeat of Wellington in the 9A state championship. Antwann Jones had 30 points in an 86-64 defeat of West Orange (Winter Garden) in a 9A semifinal.

11
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Garfield

Seattle, WA 28 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 10. Result: 3A state champion.

12
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Bishop Montgomery

Torrance, CA 28 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 11. Result: Gianni Hunt had 14 points in a 56-34 defeat of Mission Bay (San Diego) in the first round of the state Open Division playoffs.

13
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Roselle Catholic

Roselle, NJ 27 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 13. Results: Naz Reid had 22 points, including a game-winning dunk in a 63-61 defeat of Ranney (Tinton Falls) in Non-Public B state championship. Kahlil Whitney had 19 points in a 57-40 defeat of Gill St. Bernard (Gladstone) in the Non-Public B North championship.

14
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Brentwood Academy

Brentwood, TN 25 - 5 - 0

Result: PR: 12. Result: Four-time consecutive state Division II-AA champion.

15
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Wasatch Academy

Mt. Pleasant, UT 24 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 15. Result: Opponents’ winning percentage was more than 70% and all but two opponents made it to postseason.

16
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Paul VI

Fairfax, VA 33 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 16. Results: Anthony Harris had 15 points in a 66-63 defeat of Gonzaga (Washington, D.C.) in the third-place game of the Alhambra Invitational. Lost 72-50 to then-No. 9 DeMatha in Alhambra Invitational semifinal. Jeremy Roach had 22 points in a 93-47 defeat of Bishop Walsh (Cumberland, Md.) in the Alhambra Invitational first-round game.

17
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Gonzaga Prep

Spokane, WA 27 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 17. Result: 4A state champion.

18
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Olympus

Salt Lake City, UT 27 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 18. Result: 5A state champion.

19
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Mountain Brook

Birmingham, AL 32 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 19. Result: Two-time consecutive 7A state champion.

20
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Riley

South Bend, IN 26 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 20. Results: Damezi Anderson had 18 points in a 75-68 defeat of Memorial (Elkhart) in a 4A regional final. Shamar Dillard had 11 points in a 54-38 defeat of Lake Central (St. John) in a 4A regional semifinal.

21
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Scott County

Georgetown, KY 34 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 21. Result: Michael Moreno had 21 points and eight rebounds in a 46-44 defeat of Lexington Christian (Lexington) in a Region 11 final.

22
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Upson-Lee

Thomaston, GA 32 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 22. Result: Tye Fagan had 20 points in a 53-48 defeat of St. Pius X (Atlanta) in the AAAA state championship. The Knights have won 63 consecutive games, including back-to-back AAAA state titles.

23
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Bishop Gorman

Las Vegas, NV 29 - 4 - 0

Result: PR: 23. Result: Seven-time consecutive 4A champion.

24
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Cretin-Derham Hall

St. Paul, MN 26 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 25: Results: Daniel Oturu had 30 points in a 77-63 defeat of North St. Paul (St. Paul) in a Section 4-AAAA semifinal. Oturu had 14 points in a 63-34 Section 4-AAAA quarterfinal defeat of Stillwater.

25
  • SOS: 0
  • POW: 0
  • OFF: 0
  • DEF: 0

Lone Peak

Highland, UT 23 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: The Knights won the 6A state title, their ninth overall, and their only losses were to Super 25 teams Oak Hill, DeMatha and Bishop Gorman.

The Super 25 rankings are compiled by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley, based on results, tradition, quality of players and strength of schedule. Dropped out: No. 24 Norcross, Ga. Next rankings: March 19. Results are through March 11 games.