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SCNext Top 25: Updated boys' high school basketball rankings

Prolific Prep climbs into the top 5 after another big week on the court. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Prolific Prep moved up a spot this week to No. 5 in the country after winning its second consecutive and third overall Grind Session World Championship. The Crew were led by Tyran Stokes (ESPN 25 No. 1), who had 18 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 blocks and a steal in an 84-74 win over previously ranked Dream City Christian in the title game. ESPN 60 No. 1 AJ Dybantsa added 24 points, eight rebounds, and two assists.

Elsewhere in the country, Duke signees Isaiah Evans (ESPN 100 No. 7) and Kon Knueppel (ESPN 100 No. 22) had big weeks leading their teams. Evans scored 23 points to lead North Mecklenburg to a 4A State Championship in North Carolina, earning the team its highest ranking of the season at No. 20 in the country. Knueppel had 11 points, 11 assists and 5 rebounds to help No. 25 Wisconsin Lutheran cap off a perfect 30-0 season with a Division 2 state title and its first appearance of the season in the ESPN high school basketball Top 25 rankings.

Here are this week's boys' basketball rankings.


1. Montverde Academy (Fla.) 30-0
2. Long Island Lutheran (N.Y.) 21-4
3. Paul VI (Va.) 33-2
4. Columbus (Fla.) 27-4
5. Prolific Prep (Calif.) 33-5
6. Link Academy (Mo.) 25-6
7. Harvard-Westlake (Calif.) 33-3
8. AZ Compass (Ariz.) 27-5
9. Brewster Academy (N.H.) 27-7
10. IMG Academy (Fla.) 18-8
11. Don Bosco Prep (N.J.) 29-3
12. Plano East (Texas) 40-0
13. Archbishop Stepinac (N.Y.) 25-4
14. La Lumiere (Ind.) 23-5
15. Oak Hill Academy (Va.) 24-6
16. Dynamic Prep (Texas) 23-1
17. Bullis School (Md.) 27-3
18. Sidwell Friends (Washington, D.C.) 27-4
19. Grayson (Ga.) 30-2
20. North Mecklenburg (N.C.) 30-3
21. Gonzaga College (Washington, D.C.) 28-6
22. Ridge View (S.C.) 27-2
23. Myers Park (N.C.) 27-3
24. Roosevelt (Calif.) 31-4
25. Wisconsin Lutheran (Wis.) 30-0