The Inquirer South Jersey Top 10 boys' basketball rankings
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