Inquirer S.J. Top 10 boys' hoops rankings

Posted: February 19, 2012

The Inquirer TOP 10


Team   Record

Records through Sunday. Last week's rankings are in parentheses.

 1. Willingboro (2)   20-2

The Chimeras are 17-1 in 2012 with the only loss to state power Trenton Catholic by 73-66.

2. Bishop Eustace (3)    20-4

The Crusaders have allowed 52 or fewer points in seven of their last eight games.

3. Paulsboro (6)    23-0

In their signature victory over Paul VI on Saturday, the Red Raiders' first five baskets were scored by five players.

4. Paul VI (1)    20-3

The Eagles have a chance to regain their mojo at archrival Bishop Eustace in an Olympic National showdown on Thursday night.

5. Eastern (5)    19-3

A tough final week of the regular season for the Vikings includes games at Cherry Hill East Monday and at Shawnee Thursday.

6. Shawnee (7)    20-4

Junior Josh Borrelli clinched Sunday's 43-39 victory over Holy Spirit with two free throws with 3.6 seconds on the clock.

7. St. Augustine (4)    20-3

The Hermits face rival Middle Township in the semifinals of the Cape-Atlantic League tournament on Tuesday at Hammonton.

8. Atlantic City (8)    17-5

The Vikings have won 12 of 13 and have allowed fewer than 60 points in 18 straight games.

9. Cherry Hill East (NR)    18-6

The Cougars rallied from a 16-point halftime deficit to beat Haddonfield in overtime on Saturday.

10. Delsea (10)    20-4

The Crusaders won 11 in a row before Sterling's Jerry Crismond made a half-court-plus shot at the buzzer to beat them, 64-62, on Friday night.

Under consideration (listed alphabetically): Haddonfield (19-5), Medford Tech (19-6).

- Phil Anastasia

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