Montverde Academy takes over top spot in Super 25 boys basketball rankings

Montverde Academy takes over top spot in Super 25 boys basketball rankings

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Montverde Academy takes over top spot in Super 25 boys basketball rankings

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Montverde Academy forward Simi Shittu goes to the basket as he is guarded by Dillard's Joniya Gadson (Robert Duyos, USA TODAY Sports Images)

Montverde Academy forward Simi Shittu goes to the basket as he is guarded by Dillard’s Joniya Gadson (Robert Duyos, USA TODAY Sports Images)

Montverde (Fla.) Academy, which finished last season as the top team in the Super 25 boys basketball rankings, is back on top.

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The Eagles are 4-0 to start the season, including two wins over ranked teams. Montverde defeated then-No. 10 Wheeler (Marietta) 76-70 two weeks ago and on Monday, took down then-No. 4 Huntington (W.Va.) Prep  63-59 as Simi Shittu had nine points and 21 rebounds.

RELATED: No. 2 Montverde (Fla.) downs No. 4 Huntington Prep in Top 5 showdown

 

With their strong start, Montverde passed former No. 1 Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), which is 8-0 but has yet to play a ranked team.

There are two new teams in the rankings: No. 10 Detroit Jesuit, which opened its season with an impressive 65-61 defeat of Morgan Park (Chicago) as Cassius Winston had 26 points; and No. 25 Garfield (Seattle), which is 1-0 after defeating Nathan Hale (Seattle) 96-46 behind a 20-point game by Alphonso Anderson.

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