Xcellent 25 National Basketball Rankings presented by the Army National Guard1. (No. 1 last week) Lone Peak (Highland, Utah), 20-1
The Knights led American Fork 38-8 at the half last Thursday before cruising to a 75-38 victory. Lone Peak has won 18 games in a row against in-state competition.2. (2) Simeon (Chicago), 22-2
After beating Bogan on Sunday in the Chicago Public Schools League Tournament quarterfinals, the Wolverines will get a rematch with Morgan Park in the semis Wednesday. Simeon beat Morgan Park 53-51 in mid-January.3. (3) Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.), 26-0
The Del Rey League champions won five of their final seven regular-season contests by 40 points or more. The Knights open Southern Section Division IV-AA tournament play against Whittier Christian (La Habra) on Wednesday.4. (4) Germantown (Wis.), 21-0
With a win Thursday over Nicolet (Glendale), the Warhawks will clinch their second unbeaten regular season in a row. Germantown has won 48 consecutive games.5. (5) Lake Oswego (Ore.), 20-0
The Lakers are closing in on an unbeaten regular season in dominant fashion, winning their last five outings by an average of 26.4 points per game.