Tennessee Boys Basketball Prep Poll

High School

The Associated Press’ Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee’s three Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through January 6, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 10th-place vote:

Division I – Class 3A
Record Pts

  1. Cleveland (9) 14-0 138
  2. Whitehaven (3) 12-0 131
  3. Houston (3) 12-3 112
  4. Mt. Juliet 12-1 75
  5. Science Hill 15-1 65
  6. Blackman 8-2 55
  7. Memphis East 9-2 53
  8. Franklin 11-2 39
  9. Dickson County 6-0 35
  10. White Station 10-2 32
    Others receiving 12 or more points: Cordova 17. Maryville 14. Memphis Central 14.

Division I – Class 2A
Record Pts

  1. Jackson South Side (10) 15-0 130
  2. Wooddale (4) 9-5 94
  3. East Nashville 9-1 84
  4. Upperman 8-1 71
  5. Scott County 14-0 60
  6. Tyner Academy 9-2 57
  7. Howard 8-2 49
  8. Sullivan South 14-2 44
  9. Covington 12-3 35
  10. Community 9-0 34
    Others receiving 12 or more points: Dyersburg 27. Sweetwater 22. Pearl-Cohn 21.

Division I – Class 1A
Record Pts

  1. McKenzie (10) 9-3 133
  2. Madison Academic 13-1 103
  3. Clay County (1) 13-1 101
  4. Booker T. Washington (2) 9-2 93
  5. Fayetteville (1) 10-2 90
  6. Eagleville 9-3 74
  7. Monterey 8-3 49
  8. MAHS 8-6 40
  9. Loretto 7-5 24
  10. Cosby 11-4 13
    Others receiving 12 or more points: none.

Division II – Class 2A
Record Pts

  1. Briarcrest (11) 9-1 119
  2. Ensworth (1) 12-2 111
  3. CBHS 14-5 72
  4. Pope John Paul II 14-2 59
  5. Baylor 8-2 43
    Others receiving 12 or more points: Brentwood Academy 36. Chattanooga Christian 31 (1). Knoxville Catholic 28. Father Ryan 25 (1).

Division II – Class 1A
Record Pts

  1. Boyd Buchanan 12-2 96
  2. Lausanne Collegiate (6) 6-3 95
  3. Goodpasture (1) 11-2 86
  4. Knoxville Webb (4) 7-4 85
  5. Bell Buckle (3) 9-1 82
    Others receiving 12 or more points: DCA 39. Franklin Road Academy 26. First Assembly Christian 22. Columbia Academy 14. CPA 13.

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All Associated Press members in Tennessee are eligible to participate in the high school basketball poll. Those who voted for this week’s poll are: The Daily Post-Athenian, Athens; Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga; Cleveland Daily Banner, Cleveland; The Daily Herald , Columbia; The Daily News Journal, Murfreesboro; The Tennessean, Nashville; State Gazette, Dyersburg; The Williamson Herald, Franklin; The Jackson Sun, Jackson; Johnson City Press, Johnson City; Times News, Kingsport; Marshall County Tribune (Lewisburg); The Commercial Appeal, Memphis; The Mountain Press, Sevierville; WCMT, Martin.

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