Xcellent 25 National Basketball Rankings presented by the Army National Guard1. (No. 1 last week) Lone Peak (Highland, Utah), 22-1
Opening with West Jordan on Monday, the Knights must win four games in six days to three-peat as Class 5A state champs and capture their fifth title in six years. Lone Peak has won all 14 games this season against in-state competition by 19 points or more.2. (3) Germantown (Wis.), 24-0
Through two games in Wisconsin's Division 1 tournament, much the same as the regular season for the Warhawks. Germantown blasted Waukesha South 90-22 and Homestead (Mequon) 70-44 to set up a regional final matchup with Arrowhead (Hartland) on Thursday.3. (4) Lake Oswego (Ore.), 24-0
The Lakers open Class 6A tournament play Tuesday against South Salem, hoping to advance to the state finals at the Rose Garden in Portland in two weeks.4. (5) Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), 29-1
After three comfortable wins in the CIF Southern Section Division I-AA tournament, the Monarchs meet a dangerous Inglewood squad Tuesday in the semifinals.5. (6) St. Anthony (Jersey City, N.J.), 25-1
Morristown-Beard and Saddle River Day meet Wednesday for the right to face St. Anthony in the quarterfinals of the NJSIAA Non-Public North B tournament Friday.