Everyone already knew the Poets of Dunbar High School were the best team in the country, but USA Today made it official this morning with the final poll of the season.
Coach Pete Pompey's Poets finished undefeated in 29 games to claim their third national championship. They also won in 1983 and 1985.
Dunbar has won its last 52 games and this year averaged 91.5 points per game while giving up just 60.2.
Michael Lloyd led the team in scoring with 22.1 points per game and he also averaged 7.3 assists, 7.0 steals and 6.5 rebounds per contest.
Donta Bright averaged 20.8 points and 10.8 rebounds, while junior Keith Booth averaged 19.8 points, 11.1 rebounds and 4.0 assists.