The Inquirer South Jersey Top 10 boys' basketball rankings


Team   Record

Preseason ranking in parentheses.

 1. Bishop Eustace (1)    2-0

 Senior Dexter Harris has been a force off the bench in the Crusaders' first two games.

2. Paul VI (2)    1-0

Sophomore forwards Jay Howard (16) and Matt Risse (10) combined for 26 in season-opening win against Triton.

3. Eastern (3)    1-0

Senior Melvin Ford made a big impact as a reserve in Friday's victory over Camden.

4. Willingboro (4)    2-0

Senior forward Mike Owens powered inside for 16 in an impressive victory over Wildwood Catholic in the PBA Tipoff Tournament in Ocean City on Saturday.

5. St. Augustine Prep (5)    2-0

Penn State football recruit Austin Johnson scored a career-high 25 in a victory over Kingsway Saturday in the tournament in Ocean City.

6. Shawnee (7)    2-0

The Renegades start just one senior in guard Don DiVirglio.

7. Atlantic City (6)    1-1

The Vikings are counting the days until the return from injury of 6-8 junior Jahleem Montague, who is nursing a knee injury.

8. Rancocas Valley (8)    1-0

The Red Devils allowed just 11 points in the second half against Pemberton in Friday night's opener.

9. Camden Catholic (9)    2-0

Junior Kyle Green is averaging 24 points and should approach 1,000 career points by mid-season.

10. Paulsboro (10)    0-0

The Red Raiders open Monday night at home against rebuilding Audubon.

Under consideration (listed alphabetically): Holy Spirit (1-0), Lenape (1-0), Medford Tech (1-0), Middle Township (1-0).

- Phil Anastasia