With several weeks off for all of the holiday tournaments to finish, there are plenty of changes in the new Super 25 boys basketball rankings.
Unbeaten Chino Hills, Calif., which won two tournaments in that time, moves up from No. 2 to No. 1, largely on the strength of its win in the City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers, Fla. UCLA commit Lonzo Ball had 20 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds in a a 66-60 overtime defeat of new No. 6 Patrick School (Elizabeth, N.J.) in the championship of the City of Palms. Chino Hills (13-0) also knocked off previous No. 1 Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) in the tournament as LiAngelo Ball had 32 points in a 83-82 victory.
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Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) also won two big tournaments, improving to 13-1 and No. 2 overall. The Warriors had been No. 5 but won the Les Schwab Invitational in Hillsboro, Ore., as Ty-Shon Alexander had 24 points and Braxton Key had 23 in a 82-66 defeat of then-No. 6 DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.) in the championship. Alexander had 28 points to lead Oak Hill to a 93-85 overtime defeat of then-No. 18 Huntington Prep (Huntington, W.Va.) in the National Division championship of the Chick-Fil-A Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
There are nine new teams, led by No. 6 Patrick School, which defeated then-No. 10 Chaminade (St. Louis) 52-49 in City of Palms Classic as Cyril Langevine had 15 points. The Celtics also defeated then-No. 24 Norland (Miami) 54-45 in THE City of Palms as Bryce Aiken and Jamir Harris each had 13 points.
The other new teams: No. 9 St. Anthony (Jersey City); No. 10 St. John’s (Washington, D.C.); No. 12 High Point Christian (High Point, N.C.); No. 13 Hammond School (Columbia, S.C.); No. 14 St. Benedict’s Prep (Newark); No. 19 Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.); No. 24 Cardozo (Bayside, N.Y.); and No. 25 North Central (Indianapolis).