National top 25, East top 10

February 12, 1991

The top 25 national and top 10 East Coast high school basketball teams as selected by scholastic sports expert Doug Huff and a national panel of 35 prep sportswriters with hometown, school and records through Sunday:

National

1. Whites Creek, Tenn. (25-0) won 59 of past 60 games

Philadelphia, Simon Gratz (23-1) top team in Northeast region

3. Baltimore, Dunbar (22-1) alma mater of Boston Celtics' Reggie Lewis

4. Jersey City, N.J., St. Anthony (20-1) on 17-game winning streak

5. Fort Worth, Texas, Dunbar (31-2) won 133 of 147 past four seasons

6. Mouth of Wilson, Va., Oak Hill (23-1) won 61 of past 62 games

7. Hyattsville, DeMatha (22-0) 16 ex-players coach in college

8. Potomac, Harker Prep (17-1) coach has 360-59 record

9. Phoenix, South Mountain (24-0) in 4 state title games in 1980s

10. Los Angeles, Fremont (27-1) top team in City League

11. Maywood, Ill., Proviso East (20-1) ranked No. 1 in Chicago area

12. Gary, Ind., Roosevelt (20-1) led by All-American Glenn Robinson

13. Russellville, Ark. (21-2) paced by top state player Corliss Williamson

14. Detroit, Southwestern (15-1) lost only to unbeaten rival

15. Miami, Senior (24-2) bowed only to No. 4- and No. 6-ranked teams

16. Phila., Roman Catholic (19-2) led by Syracuse football signee Marvin Harrison

17. Bronx, N.Y., St. Raymond's (19-2) Texas recruit Terence Rencher in lineup

18. Dallas, Kimball (30-1) defeated only by No. 5 D.C. Dunbar

19. St. Petersburg, Fla., Gibbs (25-1) win streak is 19

20. Milwaukee, Washington (16-0) led by top two state college prospects

21. Denver, Montbello (16-0) top team in Midlands region

22. New Orleans, St. Augustine (28-1) top-ranked in metro area

23. Jackson, Miss., Murrah (31-1) led by junior Othello Harrington

24. Alameda, Calif., St. Joseph's (20-3) top U.S. junior Jason Kidd runs show

25. Seattle, Garfield (20-0) won 4 state titles in 1980's

East Coast 1. Baltimore, Dunbar 22-1

Mouth of Wilson, Va., Oak Hill 23-1

Hyattsville, Md., DeMatha 22-0

4. Potomac, Md., Harker Prep 17-1

5. Washington, Dunbar 20-3

6. Hampton, Va. 19-1

7. Columbia, S.C., Irmo 21-2

8. South Charleston, W.Va. 15-2

9. Greensboro, N.C., Dudley 19-0

10. Charleston, S.C., James Allen 23-1

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