Video: Silvio de Sousa dunkTop 25 junior prospect at IMG Academy throws down vicious two-hand slam.
1. (No. 1 last week) IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.), 24-1
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Five-star Silvio De Sousa
went off for 27 points in a 75-66 win Sunday over high School Top 25 No. 12 The Patrick School (Elizabeth, N.J.) at the Hoops For Troops showcase in New Jersey. IMG Academy has won 12 games against teams which have appeared in the High School Top 25 or Independent Top 10 rankings this season.2. (2) La Lumiere (LaPorte, Ind.), 22-1
Five-star recruit Brian Bowen
averaged 30 points in the Lakers' two wins over the weekend at the Dr. Pepper Classic in Tennessee.
3. (5) Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.), 28-3
Iowa State commit Lindell Wigginton
erupted for 35 points in a signature 96-91 victory Saturday over High School Top 25 No. 3 Chino Hills (Calif.) and snapped the Huskies' 60-game win streak at the Nike Extravaganza in California.
4. (7) Rock Creek Christian Academy (Upper Marlboro, Md.), 19-0
The Eagles crack the Top 5 and get rewarded for being the only unbeaten team in the rankings. Rock Creek Christian has a huge showdown Saturday with undefeated Wise (Upper Marlboro, Md.). 5. (9) Findlay Prep (Henderson, Nev.), 23-3
Kentucky commit P.J. Washington
averaged 22 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in two double-digit wins over the weekend. The Pilots also have a quality 16-point win over No. 3 Oak Hill Academy on their resume.
6. (10) The Rock (Gainesville, Fla.), 25-2
Four-star prospect Darius Days
went off for 35 points and eight rebounds in a mammoth 85-82 victory Saturday over No. 9 Prolific Prep (Napa, Calif.) at the Heartland Hooparama in Kentucky.7. (3) Huntington St. Joseph Prep (W. Va.), 21-3
The Irish scooped up two double-digit victories over the weekend. Huntington Prep has a big-time battle next Wednesday against bubble team Wesley Christian (Allen, Ky.) with revenge on its mind. 8. (8) Westtown (Pa.), 26-2
The Moose enters the Friends Schools League tournament after a week off. 9. (4) Prolific Prep Academy (Napa, Calif.), 20-2
Duke commit Gary Trent Jr.
dropped 48 points in a 96-61 rebound win Sunday over The Tech Academy of Ontario, Canada. 10. (NR) St. Benedict's Prep (Newark, N.J.), 20-4
Syracuse commit Bourama Sidibe
posted 18 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocks to spur a monumental 50-49 victory Saturday over bubble team Montverde Academy (Fla.) for the St. James Invitational title in Maryland. The Gray Bees have a colossal clash Saturday with No. 3 Oak Hill Academy at the PrimeTime Shootout in New Jersey.
Keep an eye on: Montverde Academy (Fla.)
, First Love Christian Academy (Washington, Pa.)
, Victory Rock Prep (Sarasota, Fla.)
, Hamilton Heights Christian Academy (Chattanooga, Tenn.)