2014-15 Top 25

2015 Ben Simmons goes up for the dunk on the break.

2015 LSU-bound SF Ben Simmons goes up for the dunk on the break.

1. Montverde Academy (FL) 31-1 Montverde Academy (FL) finishes off Ben Simmons senior season with another Dick’s Nationals title as they took down previously unbeaten Oak Hill Academy (VA) 70-61.


2. Oak Hill Academy (VA) 47-1 Oak Hill Academy finished their regular season undefeated and made it to the finals of Dick’s Nationals for a second consecutive year, falling to Montverde (FL) 70-61 in the championship showdown.


3. Findlay Prep (NV) 29-3 Findlay Prep took down previously unbeaten #3 seed Blanche Ely (FL) in the national tournament before losing to eventual champions Montverde (FL) in overtime 57-53.


4. Huntington Prep (WV) 32-3 Huntington Prep took down Wheeler (GA) in their first round matchup winning 73-70 before getting taken down by Oak Hill Academy (VA) in the national semifinal matchup 61-51.


5. Wheeler (GA) 30-3 Jaylen Brown closed out his high school career with a monster 29 points, 15 rebound effort but in the end it wasn’t enough as Thomas Bryant and Huntington Prep (WV) were too much for Wheeler knock out the Wildcats 73-70.


6. Cape Henry (VA) 31-2 Cape Henry may have been the biggest snub from the Dick’s Nationals tournament as they ended their season with only two losses, one of which coming to #1 Oak Hill Academy (VA) in a double overtime thriller.


7. Bishop O’Dowd (CA) 28-4 Bishop O’Dowd finished off Ivan Rabb’s senior year with a State Championship over Mater Dei (CA) 65-64 in overtime. Ivan Rabb led the way with 19 points and 21 rebounds and Paris Austin finished off his career at O’Dowd with 21 points 7 assists and 7 rebounds as well in the championship win.


8. Plano West (TX) 33-2 Plano West has not lost in the calendar year as their last loss came on December 31st. They captured the Texas 6A State Title and with a very talented roster find themselves in the top 15.


9. Blanche Ely (FL) 28-1 Blanche Ely bowed out in the first round of the Dick’s Nationals competition, getting beat by Findlay Prep 63-50. Blanche Ely finished off their season with that lone loss and with a Florida State title they finish in the national top 10.


10. St Vincent St Mary (OH) 26-1 St Vincent St Mary was shocked by Cleveland Central Catholic (OH) 41-36 to end their season without a championship ring and just one loss on the year.


11. Corona del Sol (AZ) 32-1 Corona del Sol have captured another State Title as they finish their season with just one loss. Their lone loss came against a tough Sierra Canyon (CA) squad in a tightly contested 65-64 dog fight.


12. Jonesboro (GA) 32-1 Jonesboro completed their State Title run against Carrollton (GA) this week as they took home the 4A Georgia State Title following their 55-50 victory. Their only loss of the year came against #2 Montverde Academy (FL).


13. Roman Catholic (PA) 31-2 Roman Catholic finished off their AAAA Pennsylvania State Title run with a dominant 62-45 win over Martin Luther King (PA).


14. Mater Dei (CA) 29-5 Mater Dei took down previously #10 Bishop Montgomery (CA) and previously #18 Fairfax to jump 7 spots in this weeks rankings.


15. Callaway (MS) 31-3 Callaway wrapped up their fourth straight title as they took down Ridgeland (MS) 66-43 in the Championship game. Callaway finished off Malik Newman’s senior campaign with only three losses, playing a solid national schedule.


16. Cardinal Gibbons (FL) 34-1 Cardinal Gibbons finished off their state championship run and ended their season with just one loss on the year. They will look for back-to-back titles next year behind 2016 scoring machine Maverick Rowan.


17. Greensboro Day (NC) 33-3 Greensboro Day finished off their season with a loss to Montverde Academy (FL) 50-34 in the Dick’s Nationals tournament. Greensboro Day showed fight and played fundamentally sound against Montverde but didn’t have the talent to take down the nations best team.


18. Neumann-Goretti (PA) 29-2 Neumann-Goretti finishes off their season with the Pennsylvania AAA State Title as they took down Archbishop Carroll (PA) 69-67.


19. Wings Academy (NY) 31-3 Wings Academy competed well with Oak Hill Academy (VA) as they kept the loss in the single digits, losing 72-63 and ending the high school career of Georgetown commit Jesse Govan.


20. Sierra Canyon (CA) 28-4 Sierra Canyon took home the California State Title taking down University (CA) 80-55 in a dominant effort. They finish off the season with only four losses and will most likely be ranked in the top 10 in next year’s preseason rankings.


21. Bishop Montgomery (CA) 31-2 Bishop Montgomery had their season ended on Wednesday when they lost to Mater Dei (CA) 65-59 in their sectional semifinal matchup.


22. Dematha Catholic (MD) 33-4 Dematha won the Alhambra Tournament to cap off their four loss season with a tournament championship. Dematha has a lot of talent returning to next year’s team, as this year the Staggs had a very young roster.


23. Stevenson (IL) 30-3 Jalen Brunson finished his senior year as an Illinois State Champion leading his Stevenson (IL) squad to a state title before he heads off to Villanova.


24. Wesleyan Christian (NC) 29-5 Wesleyan Christian made it to the North Carolina state title game before getting knocked off by a tough Greensboro Day (NC) squad.


25. Roselle Catholic (NJ) 28-4 Isaiah Briscoe finished off his senior year doing what he does best, which is win. Roselle Catholic won the New Jersey TOC behind Briscoe and handed St Anthony (NJ) both of their losses on the year.


-Rankings were updated on Saturday, April 4th

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