SB Live Washington Top 25 boys basketball rankings: No. 1 O’Dea, No. 2 Eastside Catholic collide in Metro League showdown this week

Here are Scorebook Live’s all-classification Top 25 rankings for Washington high school boys basketball for the week of Jan. 13, 2020.

Our all-class Top 25 rankings are released weekly throughout the 2019-20 high school boys basketball season. The rankings are compiled by SB Live basketball analyst and former NBA player Dan Dickau and SB Live Washington reporter Andy Buhler.

ALL-CLASS BOYS BASKETBALL TOP 25

Rankings as of Jan. 13, 2020

Biggest jump: No. 11 Chiawana (from No. 18 last week)

Debuted: Walla Walla (4A)

Dropped: West Seattle (8-5)

1. O’Dea 9-2 (3A)

Beat Garfield convincingly, 76-56, and Lincoln (Seattle), 68-34, ahead of a much-awaited showdown with Eastside Catholic (The game has been postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday, tentatively).

2. Eastside Catholic 11-1 (3A)

Took care of business with two league wins over Cleveland (78-46) and West Seattle (87-60) ahead of a much-awaited showdown with Paolo Banchero and Metro power O’Dea (The game has been postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday, tentatively).

3. Union 14-0 (4A)

Cruised in its first two 4A Greater St. Helens League games: 76-41 against Camas and then a 91-62 home win over Gonzaga commit Kaden Perry (the state’s No. 8 player in Dan Dickau’s Elite 11).

4. Garfield 10-3 (3A)

Lost to O’Dea, 76-56, on the road and rebounded with a 69-41 win over Lakeside.

5. Federal Way 12-1 (4A)

After suffering its first loss of the season, the Eagles bounced back. They handed Auburn Riverside its first loss, 54-49, and beat Todd Beamer, 78-46.

6. Mt. Spokane 10-2 (3A)

Lost to Central Valley, the Greater Spokane League’s hottest team and No. 11 in last week’s all-class top-25, on the road, 58-55.

7. Mount Si 7-3 (4A)

Went 2-0 last week with wins over KingCo opponents Woodinville (58-44) and Inglemoor (55-46).

8. Seattle Prep 10-2 (3A)

Picked up a pair of Metro League wins, beating Lincoln (Seattle) at home, 75-32, and Franklin on the road, 65-55.

9. Olympia 10-2 (4A)

The team to beat in the 4A South Puget Sound League went 3-0 with wins over Bellarmine Prep (58-39), Graham Kapowsin (53-48) and South Kitsap (55-41).

10. Central Valley 9-1 (4A)

The Bears keep on rolling, beating Mt. Spokane (3A), No. 5 ranked team across all classifications, at home last week. Its game against Lewis and Clark Friday was postponed due to winter weather.

11. Chiawana 12-0 (4A)

The Riverhawks continue to take care of business in a deep Mid-Columbia Conference, beating Walla Walla on the road with a Cooper DeWitt 3, then picking up convincing wins over Kennewick (84-70) at home and Southridge (90-68) on the road Saturday.

12. Skyview 10-2 (4A) 

Played once. Defeated Heritage 62-52 at home ahead of a showdown on the road against Kaden Perry and Battle Ground on Tuesday.

13. Glacier Peak 11-0 (4A)

The Grizzlies continue to roll, picking up lopsided wins at Kamiak (71-37) and Jackson at home (60-27) to remain one of three 4A teams without a loss and the team to beat in the 4A Wesco. (Previous 14th)

14. Wilson 10-2 (3A) 

Beat Mount Tahoma, 83-60, on the road and Bethel at home, 86-47 on Friday to remain undefeated in the 3A Pierce County League.

15. North Kitsap 11-2 (2A)

Rolled to three 2A Olympic League wins: beat Sequim (74-54) at home, Kingston (76-44) on the road and Fife (64-50) at home.

16. Gonzaga Prep 7-4 (4A)

Throttled Shadle Park, 83-36, and had a home league game against Mead postponed due to winter weather on Friday.

17. Rainier Beach 6-4 (3A)

Played once, defeated Bainbridge on the road, 52-40, on Friday.

18. Lynden 10-1 (2A)

Beat Bellingham (97-57) on the road and Sehome at home (62-17).

19. Evergreen (Vancouver) 10-2 (3A)

Picked up a massive road win over traditional 3A Greater St. Helens League power Prairie, 57-54, then beat Mountain View at home, 90-53.

20. Sumner (10-3) (4A)

Defeated Graham Kapowsin, 46-43, then lost to Curtis at home on Saturday, 56-51.

21. Toppenish 12-0 (2A)

Handed Zillah its first loss since Dec. 27, 2018 on the road at the buzzer, then thumped Quincy (83-47) and Othello (63-47) on the road.

22. Burlington-Edison 11-1 (2A)

Beat Meridian at home, 79-53, then edged Ferndale on the road, 79-77 to remain undefeated in Northwest League play.

23. Zillah 10-1 (1A)

Lost on a buzzer-beater against No. 4 Toppenish (2A), then beat Wahluke Saturday, 88-62.

24. Gig Harbor 10-2 (3A)

Throttled Capital at home, 54-34, then lost on the road at Yelm, 75-57, its first loss in 3A South Sound Conference play.

25. Walla Walla 10-2 (4A)

Lost on a last second 3-pointer to Chiawana, then beat Hermiston (86-49) and Kennewick (79-59).

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