MBCA releases fifth boys basketball rankings




All five of the top-ranked teams remained the same in this week's MBCA Rankings. Outside of the top teams, there were not many changes either as most of the teams remained in the same spots this week as last week.

Rankings courtesy the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association. (Click hyperlinked names for photos of that team)

CLASS 1
1. South Iron (12-1)
2. Meadville (12-0)
3. Drexel (7-1)
4. Glasgow (10-1)
5. Fair Play (12-1)
6. Eminence (10-2)
7. North Andrew (9-0)
8. Leopold (11-2)
9. Braymer (8-1)
10. Ridgeway (9-1)
others receiving votes:  Oak Ridge, Scott County Central, Marion County,  Pilot Grove, Everton

CLASS 2
1. Billings (11-1)
2. West Platte (10-0)  
3. Canton (11-0)
4. Sacred Heart (9-1)
5. Gallatin (10-1)
6. Holcomb (10-3)
7. Bernie (9-1)
8. Iberia (13-1)  
9. Salisbury (9-1)
10. Crane (10-2)
others receiving votes: Hayti, South Harrison, South Pemiscot, Advance,  Oran

CLASS 3
1. Madison Prep (12-0)  
2. Charleston (11-1)    
3. Maplewood (11-4)
4. John Burroughs (10-0)  
5. Higginsville (10-0)
6. Fatima (8-0)
7. St. James (12-0)
8. Clever (11-2)
9. Strafford (9-2)
10. Southern Boone (7-2)
others receiving votes:  Hollister, Caruthersville, Cuba, Hogan Prep, St. Pius X (KC), Alton, Mt. Vernon, Hartville

CLASS 4
1. Sikeston (12-0)
2. Lafayette (St. Joseph) (10-1)    
3. Duchesne (9-0)  
4. Republic (11-1)
5. Liberty North (8-3)   
6. Mexico (8-2)
7. Center (9-2)
8. Moberly (8-1)
9. Westminster Christian  (6-5)
10. Park Hills Central (8-2)
others receiving votes:    DeSoto, Hillcrest, Pacific, Normandy,

CLASS 5
1. Nixa (10-1)  
2. Hazelwood Central (7-3)
3. Lee's Summit West (8-2)
4. CBC (10-3)   
5. Blue Springs South (9-1)
6. Hickman (13-1)
7. DeSmet (9-3)
8. Parkview (12-1)
9. Rockhurst (9-3)
10. Ladue (11-3)
others receiving votes: Vianney, Liberty, Ft. Zumwalt South, Lee's Summit North, McCluer North,


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