USATODAY Sports Super 25 Expert Rankings

2017 – 18 Week 8

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 23 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous Ranking (PR): 1. Results: Filip Petrusev had 14 points in a 62-24 defeat of Berkeley Prep (Tampa) in the ARS Rescue Rooter Hoopfest in Tampa. R.J. Barrett had 22 points and 10 rebounds in a 74-48 defeat of Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) at the Spalding Hoophall Classic in Springfield, Mass.

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

Oak Hill Academy

Mouth of Wilson, VA 29 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 2. Results: Keldon Johnson had 23 points in a 78-72 win Saturday vs. St. Petersburg, Fla., in the ARS Rescue Rooter Hoopfest. Johnson had 21 points in an 82-69 defeat of then-No. 2 University (Davie, Fla.) in the Spalding Hoophall Classic.

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

St Benedict's Prep

Newark, NJ 17 - 0 - 0

Result: Previous: 4. Results: C.J. Wilcher had 14 points in a 49-38 defeat of St. Mary (Rutherford). Wilcher and Ebrima Dibba each had 13 points in a 74-42 defeat of Perkiomen (Pennsburg, Pa.).

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

University School (Fort Lauderdale)

Fort Lauderdale, FL 20 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 3. Results: Defeated Osceola (Kissimmee) 66-62 in the Wally Keller Classic in Port Charlotte as Vernon Carey Jr., was the tournament MVP. Defeated Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood) 71-54 and Pine Crest (Fort Lauderdale) 66-49.

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

Bishop Montgomery

Torrance, CA 19 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 5. Results: Joshua Vazquez hit the game-winning three-pointer in a 64-61 win vs. Westchester (Los Angeles). David Singleton had 32 points in a 79-62 defeat of Cathedral (Los Angeles).

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

Findlay Prep

Henderson, NV 23 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 6. Results: Bol Bol had 26 points and 10 rebounds in a 75-68 win vs. Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas). Defeated Faith Lutheran (Las Vegas) 96-55.

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

Paul VI

Fairfax, VA 16 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 13. Results: Josiah Freeman had 16 points in an 82-33 defeat of Good Counsel (Olney, Md.). Won 76-59 at Bishop Ireton (Alexandria) as Freeman and Jeremy Roach each had 16 points. Roach had 32 points in a 93-78 defeat of then-No. 7 DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.).

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

Gonzaga

Washington, DC 17 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 8. Results: Myles Dread had 19 points in a 55-50 defeat of St. John’s (Washington, D.C.). Terrance Williams had 23 points in a 78-62 win at St. Mary’s Ryken (Leonardtown, Md.). Williams had 24 points in a 67-53 defeat of Bishop McNamara (Forestville, Md.).

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

McEachern

Powder Springs, GA 14 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 9. Result: Sharife Cooper and Isaac Okoro each had 23 points in a 76-52 defeat of Pickerington Central (Pickerington, Ohio) in the Flyin’ to the Hoop Invitational in Kettering, Ohio.

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

Simeon

Chicago, IL 17 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 10. Results: Xavier Pinson had 16 points and seven assists in a 97-38 defeat of Brooks (Chicago). Defeated Chicago Vo-Tech (Chicago) 75-52.

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

Shadow Mountain

Phoenix, AZ 14 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 11. Result: Had 21 unanswered point in the first half of a 75-40 defeat of Seton Catholic (Chandler).

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

LaLumiere

LaPorte, IN 14 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 12. Result: Isaiah Stewart had 22 points and 11 rebounds in a 70-67 defeat of Aspire Academy (Louisville) in the Flyin’ to the Hoop Invitational.

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

Memphis East

Memphis, TN 13 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 14. Result: Idle.

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

Garfield

Seattle, WA 16 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 15. Results: P.J. Fuller had 17 points in an 86-61 defeat of Ingraham (Seattle). Fuller had 19 points in an 89-51 defeat of Nathan Hale (Seattle). Jamon Kemp had 18 points in a 63-57 defeat of Jefferson (Portland, Ore.).

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

DeMatha

Hyattsville, MD 15 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 7. Results: Hunter Dickinson had 18 points in a 72-54 win at Archbishop Carroll (Washington, D.C.). Lost 93-78 to then-No. 13 Paul VI (Fairfax, Va.).

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

Oak Ridge

Orlando, FL 17 - 3 - 0

Result: PR: 16. Results: Defeated Tampa Prep (Tampa) 81-45 in the ARS Rescue Rooter Hoopfest as Emmitt Williams had 17 points. Defeated Evans (Orlando) 92-34. Won 81-52 at Cypress Creek (Orlando).

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

Imhotep Charter

Philadelphia, PA 14 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 17. Results: Bernard Lightsey had 16 points in a 54-40 defeat of Martin Luther King (Philadelphia). Lightsey had 20 points in a 78-51 defeat of Math, Civics and Sciences (Philadelphia).

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

Richland

Richland, WA 16 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 18. Results: Cole Northrop had 16 points in an 87-52 win at Southridge (Kennewick). All the starters scored in double figures in an 84-26 defeat of Pasco.

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

Sunrise Christian Academy Elite

Bel Aire, KS 15 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 20. Result: Blake Hinson had 25 points in a 99-52 defeat of On Point Academy (El Reno, Okla.).

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

Guyer

Denton, TX 27 - 1 - 0

Result: PR: 22. Results: De’Vion Harmon had 20 points in a 90-54 defeat of Plano East (Plano). Grayson Carter, Jalen Wilson and Harmon combined for 48 points in an 89-46 defeat of Plano.

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

Roselle Catholic

Roselle, NJ 12 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Naz Reid had 30 points in a 75-63 defeat of The Patrick School (Hillside). Ithiel Horton had 18 points in an 88-46 defeat of Plainfield. Defeated Elizabeth 101-57.

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

Brentwood Academy

Brentwood, TN 12 - 5 - 0

Result: PR: 19. Results: Lost 70-68 in overtime to Baylor School (Chattanooga). Darius Garland had 24 points in a 66-44 defeat of Father Ryan (Chattanooga).

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

Wasatch Academy

Mt. Pleasant, UT 15 - 2 - 0

Result: PR: 21. Result: Tyrese Samuel had 20 points in an 81-38 defeat of Layton Christian (Layton).

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

Riley

South Bend, IN 15 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: 25. Results: Damezi Anderson had 21 points in an 80-55 defeat of Elkhart Memorial (Elkhart). Defeated Jimtown (Elkhart) 66-36.

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

Upson-Lee

Thomaston, GA 20 - 0 - 0

Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: The Knights have won 52 consecutive games. Tye Fagan had 31 points in an 89-58 defeat of Mary Persons (Forsyth). Won 78-42 at Perry as Fagan had 22 points.

The Super 25 rankings are compiled by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley, based on results, tradition, quality of players and strength of schedule. Next rankings: Jan. 29. Results are through Jan. 21 games. Regional rankings are available at usatodayhss.com. Dropped out: No. 23 Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth, Calif.); No. 24 Mount Vernon.