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2016-2017 Boys' Basketball

Ranking updated: January 18, 2017 8:04 AM

Division I Class A
1.  Humboldt Vikings
Schedule: 27th toughest
Overall: 19-1
District: 11-0
Members of District 14. Seven meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Peabody today and Lake County on Tuesday. Recently defeated Bradford and South Fulton.
2.  Richland Raiders
Schedule: 75th toughest
Overall: 15-1
District: 8-1
Members of District 11. Four meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Hampshire today, Frank Hughes tomorrow and Santa Fe on Tuesday. Recently defeated #25 Mt. Pleasant and Cornersville.
3.  Goodpasture Cougars
Schedule: 32nd toughest
Overall: 14-2
District: 4-0
Members of District 8. Eleven meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #5 Watertown today and Trousdale County on Tuesday. Recently defeated Gordonsville. Lost to #7 Whites Creek by 17 on Jan. 14.
4.  Clay County Bulldogs
Schedule: 29th toughest
Overall: 15-3
District: 2-0
Members of District 7. Five meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Monterey today, Jackson County on Tuesday and Cumberland County (KY) on Thursday. Recently defeated Pickett County.
5.  Watertown Purple Tigers
Schedule: 66th toughest
Overall: 17-3
District: 3-1
Members of District 8. Six meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #3 Goodpasture today and Red Boiling Springs on Tuesday. Recently defeated Eagleville and Merrol Hyde.
6.  Harriman Blue Devils
Schedule: 111st toughest
Overall: 19-2
District: 9-0
Members of District 3. Seven meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Kingston today and #22 Grace Christian- Knoxville on Tuesday. Recently defeated Rockwood and #15 Wartburg.
7.  Columbia Academy Bulldogs
Schedule: 107th toughest
Overall: 13-2
District: 7-1
Members of District 11. Six meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Cornersville today, #25 Mt. Pleasant on Monday and Culleoka on Tuesday. Recently defeated Grace Christian- Franklin.
8.  Middle Tennessee Christian Cougars
Schedule: 97th toughest
Overall: 14-3
District: 8-0
Members of District 9. Ten meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #20 Cascade today, Lipscomb Academy tomorrow and Huntland on Tuesday. Recently defeated Forrest.
9.  North Greene Huskies
Schedule: 95th toughest
Overall: 18-4
District: 3-1
Members of District 1. One meeting with Top 25 opponents. Faces Chuckey-Doak tomorrow and South Greene on Tuesday. Recently defeated Providence Academy.
10.  Middleton Tigers
Schedule: 54th toughest
Overall: 12-4
District: 5-1
Members of District 15. Six meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Trinity Christian today and #19 Jackson Christian on Tuesday. Lost to Liberty by 2 on Jan. 14 and Decatur County Riverside by 7 on Jan. 17.

Honorable Mentions: Van Buren County (15-5), LEAD Academy (14-5), Loretto (13-5), Cosby (13-4), Wartburg (13-5), W.E.B. Dubois (20-3), Silverdale Academy (9-6), Mitchell (13-5), Jackson Christian (11-8), Clarksville Academy (13-4), Meigs County (12-8), Grace Christian- Knoxville (14-5), Halls (West TN) (10-6), Union City (15-8), Mt. Pleasant (11-4).

Division I Class AA
1.  Knoxville Catholic Fighting Irish
Schedule: 8th toughest
Overall: 14-1
District: 4-0
Members of District 4. Thirteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Scott today, Carter tomorrow and #15 Alcoa on Tuesday. Recently defeated Kingston.
2.  Crockett County Cavaliers
Schedule: 69th toughest
Overall: 18-1
District: 2-1
Members of District 13. Nine meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Milan today and #5 Dyersburg on Tuesday. Recently defeated Madison Acad Magnet and South Gibson.
3.  Tyner Academy Rams
Schedule: 70th toughest
Overall: 15-1
District: 7-0
Members of District 6. Nine meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Ooltewah today and #16 Howard on Monday. Recently defeated Boyd Buchanan, #12 Brainerd and #10 East Hamilton.
4.  Fulton Falcons
Schedule: 18th toughest
Overall: 13-2
District: 5-0
Members of District 3. Seven meetings with Top 25 opponents. Upcoming game against Pigeon Forge on Tuesday. Recently defeated #13 Knoxville Webb and West.
5.  Dyersburg Trojans
Schedule: 83rd toughest
Overall: 16-1
District: 3-0
Members of District 13. Four meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces South Gibson today, Peabody tomorrow and #2 Crockett County on Tuesday. Recently defeated Lexington and #13 Westview.
6.  Grainger Grizzlies
Schedule: 21st toughest
Overall: 17-3
District: 5-0
Members of District 2. Three meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Hampton today and Claiborne on Tuesday. Recently defeated Union County and #14 Cosby.
7.  Whites Creek Cobras
Schedule: 45th toughest
Overall: 15-3
District: 6-0
Members of District 10. Eight meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Hume-Fogg today and Stratford on Tuesday. Recently defeated #3 Goodpasture, Auburn (AL) and Lipscomb Academy.
8.  CPA Lions
Schedule: 23rd toughest
Overall: 12-3
District: 5-0
Members of District 12. Five meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Spring Hill today, #7 Ensworth tomorrow and Page on Tuesday. Recently defeated Pulaski Academy (AR) and #20 Cascade.
9.  Chattanooga Christian Chargers
Schedule: 88th toughest
Overall: 16-2
District: 5-0
Members of District 7. Five meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Grace Baptist- Chattanooga today and Grundy County on Monday. Recently defeated Boyd Buchanan and Sequatchie County.
10.  Elizabethton Fighting Cyclones
Schedule: 40th toughest
Overall: 17-4
District: 5-1
Members of District 1. Six meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Johnson County today and Sullivan North on Tuesday. Recently defeated Science Hill.

Honorable Mentions: Macon County (16-4), Brainerd (13-4), Westview (12-4), Camden (16-4), Alcoa (11-6), Howard (12-4), East Nashville (15-4), Maplewood (13-5), White House Heritage (14-2), Cascade (15-3), Haywood (14-5), Upperman (16-4), Douglass (9-1), Sullivan East (19-5), CAK (9-10).

Division I Class AAA
1.  Karns Beavers
Schedule: 26th toughest
Overall: 15-2
District: 9-1
Members of District 3. Eight meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Knox Central today and #14 Powell on Tuesday. Recently defeated Clinton.
2.  Cleveland Blue Raiders
Schedule: 35th toughest
Overall: 16-2
District: 6-0
Members of District 5. Seven meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Bradley Central today, McMinn County on Tuesday and Ooltewah on Thursday. Recently defeated Walker Valley.
3.  Maryville Rebels
Schedule: 31st toughest
Overall: 14-2
District: 6-1
Members of District 4. Six meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Heritage today, Hardin Valley on Tuesday and McMinn Central on Thursday. Recently defeated #25 Bearden.
4.  Oak Ridge Wildcats
Schedule: 42nd toughest
Overall: 16-2
District: 9-0
Members of District 3. Ten meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #14 Powell today, Knoxville Halls on Monday and Anderson County on Tuesday. Recently defeated Knox Central.
5.  Memphis East Mustangs
Schedule: 28th toughest
Overall: 17-3
District: 7-0
Members of District 16. Four meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Memphis Central on Tuesday and Memphis Overton on Thursday. Recently defeated White Station and Hamilton. Lost to Sierra Canyon (CA) by 16 on Jan. 14.
6.  Summit Spartans
Schedule: 73rd toughest
Overall: 15-2
District: 4-0
Members of District 11. Five meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Dickson County today, #8 Brentwood on Tuesday and Franklin on Wednesday. Recently defeated Independence. Lost to Hamilton Heights by 21 on Jan. 16.
7.  Blackman Blaze
Schedule: 87th toughest
Overall: 15-2
District: 5-0
Members of District 7. Three meetings with Top 25 opponents. Upcoming game against Riverdale today. Recently defeated LaVergne.
8.  Brentwood Bruins
Schedule: 66th toughest
Overall: 17-3
District: 5-1
Members of District 11. Eight meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Harpeth tomorrow and #6 Summit on Tuesday. Recently defeated Centennial and Independence.
9.  Station Camp Bison
Schedule: 67th toughest
Overall: 16-3
District: 5-1
Members of District 9. Seven meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Beech today and Portland on Tuesday. Recently defeated #19 Gallatin.
10.  East Hamilton Hurricanes
Schedule: 16th toughest
Overall: 14-6
District: 3-1
Members of District 5. Nine meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Soddy Daisy today, McMinn County on Monday and Bradley Central on Tuesday. Recently defeated #11 Van Buren County. Lost to #3 Tyner Academy by 10 on Jan. 19.

Honorable Mentions: Springfield (15-4), Cordova (14-4), Whitehaven (11-4), Powell (15-4), Ridgeway (17-4), Cane Ridge (15-3), Southwind (19-4), Ravenwood (14-4), Gallatin (17-4), Clarksville NE (15-4), Antioch (15-4), Houston (12-7), Clarksville NW (10-5), Cookeville (13-6), Bearden (10-7).

Division II Class A
1.  St. George's Gryphon
Schedule: 11st toughest
Overall: 10-3
Region: 5-2
Members of West Region. Fifteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #8 University School of Jackson today, #9 Briarcrest Christian on Monday and #10 Sacred Heart of Jesus on Tuesday. Recently defeated Tipton-Rosemark and #9 Margolin Hebrew.
2.  Lausanne Lynx
Schedule: 2nd toughest
Overall: 12-6
Region: 5-1
Members of West Region. Seventeen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #17 Evangelical Christian today and #7 Harding Academy on Tuesday. Recently defeated Arlington and #12 Northpoint Christian.
3.  FACS Crusaders
Schedule: 20th toughest
Overall: 10-3
Region: 6-1
Members of West Region. Fourteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #21 Memphis Catholic today and #12 Northpoint Christian on Tuesday. Recently defeated #17 Evangelical Christian.
4.  Webb School Feet
Schedule: 22nd toughest
Overall: 10-3
Region: 1-3
Members of East & Middle Region. Sixteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #25 Ezell-Harding today and #20 Zion Christian on Tuesday. Recently defeated #20 Zion Christian. Lost to #14 Franklin Road Academy by 30 on Jan. 14.
5.  Davidson Academy Bears
Schedule: 18th toughest
Overall: 11-4
Region: 5-1
Members of East & Middle Region. Seventeen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #11 University School of Nashville today, #20 Zion Christian tomorrow and #14 Franklin Road Academy on Thursday. Recently defeated #25 Ezell-Harding.
6.  Fayette Academy Vikings
Schedule: 4th toughest
Overall: 10-7
Region: 0-5
Members of West Region. Eleven meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Tipton-Rosemark today and #9 Margolin Hebrew on Tuesday. Lost to #10 Sacred Heart of Jesus by 3 on Jan. 17.
7.  Harding Academy Lions
Schedule: 9th toughest
Overall: 10-6
Region: 3-1
Members of West Region. Seventeen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #12 Northpoint Christian today and #2 Lausanne on Tuesday. Lost to #21 Memphis Catholic by 1 on Jan. 17.
8.  University School of Jackson Bruins
Schedule: 6th toughest
Overall: 12-8
Region: 2-2
Members of West Region. Fifteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #1 St. George's today, Tipton-Rosemark on Tuesday and #9 Margolin Hebrew on Thursday. Recently defeated Trinity Christian. Lost to Rossville Christian by 4 on Jan. 17.
9.  Margolin Hebrew
Schedule: 7th toughest
Overall: 8-7
Region: 3-5
Members of West Region. Eleven meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #6 Fayette Academy on Tuesday and #8 University School of Jackson on Thursday. Recently defeated MHEA. Lost to #1 St. George's by 24 on Jan. 18.
10.  Sacred Heart of Jesus Knights
Schedule: 15th toughest
Overall: 10-7
Region: 3-2
Members of West Region. Thirteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces Rossville Christian today, Madison Acad Magnet tomorrow and #1 St. George's on Tuesday. Recently defeated #6 Fayette Academy.

Honorable Mentions: University School of Nashville (10-8), Northpoint Christian (11-5), Knoxville Webb (8-9), Franklin Road Academy (12-8), Friendship Christian (11-7), The King's Academy (9-8), Evangelical Christian (5-9), Mt. Juliet Christian (10-7), St. Andrew's-Sewanee (9-7), Zion Christian (9-6), Memphis Catholic (5-7), Hendersonville Christian (4-7), DCA (7-10), BGA (4-11), Ezell-Harding (4-15).

Division II Class AA
1.  McCallie Blue Tornado
Schedule: 3rd toughest
Overall: 20-3
Region: 4-1
Members of East & Middle Region. Nineteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Upcoming game against #7 Ensworth on Tuesday. Recently defeated Calhoun (GA) and #11 Father Ryan. Lost to #2 Brentwood Academy by 16 on Jan. 19.
2.  Brentwood Academy Eagles
Schedule: 2nd toughest
Overall: 15-2
Region: 2-0
Members of East & Middle Region. Sixteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #4 MBA today, #8 Pope John Paul II on Tuesday and #5 Baylor on Wednesday. Recently defeated Independence, #18 Maplewood and #1 McCallie.
3.  Christian Brothers High Purple Wave
Schedule: 8th toughest
Overall: 17-3
Region: 1-0
Members of West Region. Fourteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #10 St. Benedict today and Center Hill (MS) on Tuesday. Recently defeated #17 Evangelical Christian and #22 Houston.
4.  MBA Big Red
Schedule: 6th toughest
Overall: 12-4
Region: 0-2
Members of East & Middle Region. Nineteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #2 Brentwood Academy today and #11 Father Ryan on Tuesday. Recently defeated Scott County (KY). Lost to #8 Pope John Paul II by 14 on Jan. 17.
5.  Baylor Red Raiders
Schedule: 1st toughest
Overall: 7-4
Region: 1-1
Members of East & Middle Region. Seventeen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #11 Father Ryan today and #2 Brentwood Academy on Wednesday. Recently defeated #7 Ensworth. Lost to #8 Pope John Paul II by 2 on Jan. 14.
6.  MUS Owls
Schedule: 9th toughest
Overall: 16-5
Region: 1-0
Members of West Region. Fifteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Upcoming game against #9 Briarcrest Christian today.
7.  Ensworth Tigers
Schedule: 5th toughest
Overall: 11-6
Region: 2-2
Members of East & Middle Region. Eighteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #8 CPA tomorrow and #1 McCallie on Tuesday. Recently defeated #8 Pope John Paul II. Lost to Mountain Mission (VA) by 12 on Jan. 14 and #5 Baylor by 3 on Jan. 17.
8.  Pope John Paul II Knights
Schedule: 7th toughest
Overall: 12-7
Region: 2-3
Members of East & Middle Region. Fifteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Upcoming game against #2 Brentwood Academy on Tuesday. Recently defeated #5 Baylor and #4 MBA. Lost to #7 Ensworth by 3 on Jan. 19.
9.  Briarcrest Christian Saints
Schedule: 10th toughest
Overall: 15-6
Region: 0-1
Members of West Region. Nine meetings with Top 25 opponents. Faces #6 MUS today and #1 St. George's on Monday. Lost to #17 Southwind by 4 on Jan. 16.
10.  St. Benedict Eagles
Schedule: 4th toughest
Overall: 10-9
Region: 0-1
Members of West Region. Fifteen meetings with Top 25 opponents. Upcoming game against #3 Christian Brothers High today. Lost to Dyer County by 1 on Jan. 17.

Honorable Mentions: Father Ryan (8-8).

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