Despite a loss to No. 7 Columbus (Miami, Fla.)
at the City of Palms Classic, Paul VI owns quality wins over No. 18 Lake Highlands (Dallas, Texas)
, No. 25 Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore, Md.)
, Christ the King (Middle Village, N.Y.)
, Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)
, Wheeler (Marietta, Ga.)
, Archbishop Stepinac (White Plains, N.Y.)
, DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.)
and Roselle Catholic (Roselle, N.J.)
Record: 15-1 | Last week: 2
After victories over DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) 76-61 and previous No. 24 Roselle Catholic 72-59, the Panthers move to the No. 1 spot. Maryland signee Deshawn Harris-Smith
continued his stellar play this season with 23 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and four steals in the win over Roselle Catholic at the Spalding Hoophall Classic.
Record: 14-0 | Last week: 1
Notched a pair of wins over the weekend, defeating Jackson-Reed (Washington, D.C.) 87-75 and Grayson (Loganville, Ga.) 66-53. Under-the-radar senior Jason Rivera
continued his stellar senior season with 32 points, eight rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks in the win over Jackson-Reed.
Record: 19-1 | Last week: 3
Notched a pair of lopsided wins last week, defeating Mansfield 101-43 and Skyline (Dallas) 86-46. Four-star Arizona signee K.J. Lewis
eclipsed 2,000 points and 700 rebounds for his career.
Record: 10-2 | Last week: 7
Moved to 5-2 in NIBC play after defeating Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.) 64-56 paced by 18 points, six rebounds and three steals on 7 of 7 from the field for senior Amdy Ndiaye
at the Spalding Hoophall Classic.
Record: 16-1 | Last week: 4
Despite slipping against Kenwood (Chicago) in a 46-43 upset early in the week, the Wolverines bounced back with a 52-39 victory over Archbishop Stepinac (White Plains, N.Y.) at the Spalding Hoophall Classic led by 17 points and eight rebounds from from Loyola Chicago signee Miles Rubin
Record: 12-2 | Last week: 9
Escaped with a 62-59 victory over Cardinal Hayes (Bronx, N.Y.) at the Spalding Hoophall Classic behind 25 points, 12 rebounds, six steals and four assists from five-star Kentucky signee Justin Edwards
Record: 16-3 | Last week: 10
helped the Explorers notch a pair of wins over Golden State opponents at the Spalding Hoophall Classic. Boozer put up 33 points, 15 rebounds and five assists in a 74-67 victory over San Ysidro (San Diego), then followed with 18 points, 13 rebounds and four assists in a comeback win over then-No. 20 Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth).
Record: 11-1 | Last week: 12
Baylor commit Robert Wright III
finished with 17 points, six assists, five rebounds and four steals in a 55-45 victory over Vashon (St. Louis, Mo.) at the Spalding Hoophall Classic. The Saints return to Philadelphia Catholic League play this week with a matchup against Archbishop Wood (Warminster) on Wednesday.
Record: 17-3 | Last week: 14
Notched a signature win over No. 11 Camden 66-62 at the Spalding Hoophall Classic behind 27 points and six rebounds from Duke signee Jared McCain
Record: 20-1 | Last week: 15
Following lopsided victories over Crespi (Encino) 63-43 and Loyola (Los Angeles) 62-43, the Wolverines have a big week ahead with contests against Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) and No. 24 Sierra Canyon.
Record: 16-1 | Last week: 5
their first loss of the season at the MLK Classic in a stunner against Woodside (Newport News, Va.) 82-73. The Eagles were playing without leading scorer sophomore Nykolas Lewis
in the loss.
Record: 10-2 | Last week: 11
Split a pair of games at the Spalding Hoophall Classic, falling to No. 9 Centennial 66-62 before blowing out Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) 90-54 behind six players in the double figures led by 18 from Billy Richmond
Record: 12-1 | Last week: 13
Notched a victory over Bergen Catholic (Oradell) 72-50 led by five-star junior Dylan Harper
, who finished with 25 points, five rebounds and five assists. Harper was named to the MaxPreps National Player of the Year watch list last week.
18-0 | Last week:
their first Marion County Tournament title since 1995, defeating Southport
(Indianapolis) 67-52 and taking down Lawrence North (Indianapolis)
62-40. Sophomore Mark Zackery
scored a team-high 17 points in the championship game.
13-1 | Last week:
In one of the more shocking results of the holiday weekend, the Lions fell to De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) 63-53 for their first loss of the season. Wins over No. 3 Duncanville and No. 24 Sierra Canyon keep them in the middle of the pack.
Record: 15-1 | Last week: 8
Fell victim the upset bug in a 72-64 loss to Good Counsel (Olney, Md.). The Cadets look to bounce back against DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) tonight.
Record: 22-1 | Last week: 17
The Wildcats have bounced back with eight consecutive wins after a surprising loss to Rancho Christian (Temecula) in late December, including blowout wins over Castaic 85-45, Canyon (Canyon Country) 76-45 and Grant (Van Nuys) 68-31 last week.
Record: 19-3 | Last week: 18
Notched a pair of blowout wins against lesser competition last week, defeating Nimitz (Irving) 83-34 and Irving 105-24. Top-ranked junior Tre Johnson
was named to the MaxPreps National Player of the Year watch list last week, averaging 22.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists on the season.
Record: 21-1 | Last week: 21
15-2 | Last week:
Make the leap from unranked to No. 20 after pulling off a massive upset over No. 5 Simeon last week, beating the Wolverines for the first time in school history.
Record: 13-1 | Last week: 22
Move to 5-0 in Philadelphia Catholic League play after wins over Archbishop Ryan (Philadelphia) 57-48 and Conwell-Egan Catholic (Fairless Hills) 79-31. The Cahillites lone loss came against Jackson-Reed (Washington, D.C.) back on Dec. 10.
Record: 16-0 | Last week: NR
Ascend into the national rankings after victories over Palm Beach Gardens 60-26 and Park Vista (Lake Worth) 83-54 last week. The Panthers have five players who average double-figures: Mason Brown
(14.9 points per game), Blake Wilson
(12.3), Amari Nealy
(10.8), Frenelson Atluis
(10.6) and Kyle McNeal
14-0 | Last week:
Remain unbeaten after a pair of lopsided victories over Millard West (Omaha) 70-42 and Millard South (Omaha) 65-44 led by 20 points from Creighton signee Josiah Dotzler
17-4 | Last week:
Blew a 10-point fourth quarter lead to No. 7 Columbus at the Spalding Hoophall Classic, falling 47-46 in the highly-anticipated showdown despite 16 points from five-star junior Isaiah Elohim
18-3 | Last week:
Drop six spots after falling to Goretti (Hagerstown, Md.) 54-52 early in the week before responding with a 54-48 victory over North Laurel (London, Ky.) at the Spalding Hoophall Classic paced by 19 points, five assists and four rebounds from junior Tyonne Farrell