2017 – 18 Week 16
Boys Basketball Rankings
Montverde, FL 32 - 0 - 0
Result: Previous Ranking (PR): 1. Result: Beach Ball Classic and Montverde Invitational champions. Will play in GEICO Nationals in New York, beginning March 29.
University School (Fort Lauderdale)
Fort Lauderdale, FL 34 - 1 - 0
Result: PR: 2. Result: 5A State champion. Will play in GEICO Nationals.
Henderson, NV 31 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: 3. Result: Iolani Classic champion. Will play in GEICO Nationals.
Memphis, TN 29 - 3 - 0
Result: PR: 6. Results: James Wiseman had 19 points in a 72-50 defeat of Whitehaven (Memphis) in the AAA state championship, the Mustangs’ third consecutive state title. Alex Lomax had 18 points in a 72-60 defeat of Bearden (Knoxville) in a AAA semifinal. Wiseman had 15 points in a 52-33 defeat of previously unbeaten Blackman (Murfreesboro) in a AAA quarterfinal.
Phoenix, AZ 25 - 1 - 0
Result: PR: 4. Result: Three-time consecutive 4A state champion. Will play in GEICO Nationals
LaPorte, IN 23 - 3 - 0
Result: PR: 7. Result: Runner-up in Bass Pro Shops Tournament of Champions. Will play in GEICO Nationals.
Philadelphia, PA 29 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: 8. Result: Donta Scott had 21 points in a 79-60 4A quarterfinal defeat of Middletown. Scott had 13 points in a 44-32 defeat of Scranton Prep (Scranton) in a 4A second-round playoff.
Hyattsville, MD 32 - 5 - 0
Result: PR: 9. Result: Alhambra Invitational and Washington Catholic Athletic Conference champions.
Orlando, FL 30 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: 10. Result: 9A state champion.
Roselle, NJ 30 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: 13. Results: Naz Reid had 22 points in a 61-54 defeat of Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey) in the state Tournament of Champions final. Alanzo Frink had 23 points in a 75-62 defeat of Nottingham (Hamilton) in a Tournament of Champions semifinal.
Seattle, WA 28 - 1 - 0
Result: PR: 11. Result: 3A state champion. Will play in GEICO Nationals.
Brentwood, TN 25 - 5 - 0
Result: PR: 14. Result: Four-time consecutive state Division II-AA champion.
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.
Fairfax, VA 33 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: 16. Result: Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Div. I champion.
Spokane, WA 27 - 0 - 0
Result: PR: 17. Result: 4A state champion.
Salt Lake City, UT 27 - 0 - 0
Result: PR: 18. Result: 5A state champion.
Birmingham, AL 34 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: 19. Result: Two-time consecutive 7A state champion.
Thomaston, GA 32 - 0 - 0
Result: PR: 22. Result: AAAA state champion. The Knights have won 63 consecutive games, including back-to-back AAAA state titles.
Las Vegas, NV 29 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: 23. Result: Seven-time consecutive 4A champion.
Chatsworth, CA 26 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: Not ranked. Results: Scottie Pippen Jr. had 22 points in a 58-53 Southern Section Open Division championship defeat of Etiwanda. Cassius Stanley had 20 points in a 72-70 overtime defeat of then-No. 12 Bishop Montgomery (Torrance) in a Southern Section Open Division semifinal.
St. Paul, MN 27 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: 24: Result: Sy Chatman had 18 points in a 62-52 defeat of East Ridge (Woodbury) in a Section 4-AAAA final.
Highland, UT 23 - 3 - 0
Result: PR: 25. Result: 6A state champion. Will play in GEICO Nationals.
Bradenton, FL 23 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: Had early season wins over Findlay Prep and won final 11 games.
Belleville, IL 32 - 2 - 0
Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: E.J. Liddell had 17 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks in a 60-56 defeat of Whitney Young (Chicago) in the 4A state championship.
Park Hills, KY 34 - 4 - 0
Result: PR: Not ranked. Result: C.J. Fredrick had 32 points in a 73-55 defeat of then-No. 21 Scott County (Georgetown) in the state Sweet 16 championship.
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. 5 Simeon, Chicago; No. 12 Bishop Montgomery, Torrance, Calif; No. 20 Riley, South Bend, Ind; No. 21 Scott County, Georgetown, Ky. Next rankings: March 26. Results are through March 18 games.