H/T Mark J. Rebilas
The Week 2 national top-25 rankings have officially been released today and what a loaded week and weekend of hoops we had. Last week, the world of high school hoops bought excitement for the first time during the 2020-2021 high school season. ESPN televised a few high level matchups and other live stream operators did their part as well. Below you will see a few major shifts in our lates top-25 national rankings.
3. IMG Academy (FL) (0-0)
The Ascenders are expected to play this week for the firs time since winning the loaded Top Flight Invite only division at the Border League a few weeks ago. IMG Academy will face Canterbury (FL) and Victory Rock (FL) at Port Charlotte High School.
5. Compass Prep (AZ) (8-0)
Compass Prep enters our top-5 for the first time this season after staying undefeated last week to finish off the first session of the Grind Session bubble in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dragons will have two more games this week as part of the Grind Session bubble session II in Phoenix, Arizona.
6. Coronado (NV) (1-0)
The nation's number one public school hit the floor for the first time last week, as club team Air Nado, since their appearance in the Border League Top Flight Invite division title game a few weeks ago. The Cougars make a tremendous jump from ranked at twenty-one to number six in our latest national top-25 rankings. They defeated Sierra Canyon (CA), California Basketball Club, last week in Phoenix, Arizona where 2021 SG Jaden Hardy posted 39 points (13-26 FG) and Michigan commit 2021 PG Frankie Collins posted 19 points (7-13 FG).
7. Minnehaha Academy (MN) (1-0)
The nation's number one prospect, 2021 F Chet Holmgren, put his full skillset on display last week on national television posting 31 points, 12 boards, and 6 blocks in a win over top ranked Ypsi Prep Academy (MI) on the road. Minnehaha Academy played as their club team, "Team Sizzle" , and jump from ranked twenty-five to number seven in our latest update. The Redhawks earned their ranking and are expected to play again next month as Minnehaha Academy as their season gets under way.
8. Sierra Canyon (CA) (0-1)
The Trailblazers made their club team debut last week as the California Basketball Club and unfortunately took their first lost of the season to #6 Coronado (NV) in Phoenix, Arizona. Sierra Canyon moves down a few spots after the lost but will have a quick turn around as they travel to Dallas this week to compete in the Battle Basketball Showcase where they will face #25 Hillcrest Prep (AZ) and #10 Ypsi Prep Academy (MI), which is expected to be televised live on Fox Sports 1 on Saturday November 21st at 9:30 PM ET.
10. Ypsi Prep Academy (MI) (0-1)
The nation's top overall prospect, Michigan State commit 2022 F Emoni Bates, and his newly formed Ypsi Prep Academy squad made their debut last week on national television. The Ball Boys took a lost to #7 Minnehaha Academy (MN), Team Sizzle, and Bates posted 36 points (11-21 FG) and 7 boards. Ypsi Prep Academy will head to Dallas this week as they are expected to appear in the Battle Basketball Showcase and where they will face #2 Sunrise Christian and #8 Sierra Canyon (CA).
11. Prolific Prep (CA) (6-2)
The Crew moves to ranked number eleven in our latest top-25 national rankings. Prolific Prep goes 3-0 last week to finish off their first trip of the Grind Session bubble in Phoenix, Arizona. They will not play again until after the Thanksgiving holiday.
12. West Oaks Academy (FL) (2-0)
West Oaks began their regular season last weekend and got wins over DME Academy (FL) and American Collegiate (FL). Highly rated 2023 F Matthew Bewley has averaged 18.0 PPG and 13.0 RPG in both games for the Flame. West Oaks will have a big game this week against Central Pointe (FL) at home, a team they faced in last season's SIAA state championship.
14. St. Frances Academy (MD) (3-0)
St. Frances Academy made their debut as their club team "Black Panthers" last week and capturing three wins. They defeated Archbishop Ryan (PA) and defeated Central Pointe (FL) and Spire Academy (OH) in the Myrtle Chaffin Classic at Mt. Zion Prep in Maryland. The Panthers will be playing two games this week at home against National Christian (MD) and Imhotep Charter (PA).
15. Oak Hill Academy (VA) (6-0)
Head coach Steve Smith and his staff has the Warriors off to a 6-0 start to begin their 2020-2021 high school season. The Warriors got themselves their first big win of the season last week as they defeated Lake Norman Christian (NC) on national television. Oak Hill will play three game this week at home.
18. Combine Academy (NC) (2-0)
Combine Academy began their 2020-2021 high school season with back-to-back wins over the weekend at the Phenom Hoops Tip Off Classic where they defeated Carolina Basketball Academy (GA) and rival Moravian Prep (NC). The Goats have established themselves as the number one team in North Carolina right now and will have a big matchup with Winston-Salem Christian (NC) this weekend at the Phenom November Classic.
20. Dream City Christian (AZ) (4-4)
Dream City Christian moves down a few spots after a couple loses during the Grind Session bubble last week in Phoenix. The Eagles have yet to play with their full entire roster and are still a top-25 caliber squad. They will have a couple more games this week as part of the Grind Session bubble.
25. Hillcrest Prep (AZ) (9-0)
The Bruins enter our top-25 national rankings this season for the first time and have began their 2020-2021 season with a 9-0 record. Hillcrest Prep will have two major games this weekend as they are appearing in the loaded The Battle Basketball Showcase in Dallas, Texas. They are expected to face #2 Sunrise Christian and #8 Sierra Canyon (CA), California Basketball Club.
26. St. Louis Christian (MO) (2-0)
27. Hamilton Heights (TN) (1-1)
28. Blair Academy (NJ) (0-0)
29. First Love Christian (PA) (0-0)
30. Archbishop Wood (PA) (0-0)
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