All 50 teams are written up with explanations for why they were placed in these positions. These are the official National Sports News Service Top 50 Team Rankings on HighSchoolHardwood.com, which date back to the 1952 season. Montverde Academy of Florida is the 2012-13 mythical national champion.
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Findlay Prep takes over top spot in the HighSchoolHardwood Top 50 Team Rankings after a scintillating comeback victory over preseason No. 1 Montverde Academy in a match up of the nation’s two top-ranked teams. Whitney Young of Chicago moves up to No. 2, as the two-loss Eagles drop to No. 3. La Lumiere of Indiana and St. Anthony of New Jersey round out the top five.
Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.) earns billing as the preseason No. 1 ranked team in the HighSchoolHardwood Top 50. It’s the third time a Kevin Boyle-coached team has earned this distinction. Nevada’s Findlay Prep and Chicago public league power Simeon round out the top three.
Here is a state-by-state list of the highest end-of-season rankings for boys’ basketball teams since this poll began in 1987-88.