Pacific high school basketball ratings, post-KAIAC D-I Tournament edition
Published: February 13, 2011
1, Morrison Academy, Taiwan, 25-0. Last time a team was such a prohibitive favorite at the D-II Tournament, Faith Academy lost on a buzzer beater to E.J. King in 1997.
2, Kubasaki, Okinawa, 33-8. Final Far East D-I Tournament tune-up a blowout win over Okinawa Shogyo.
3, Kadena, Okinawa, 21-15. Final Far East D-I Tournament tune-up a close loss at Kitanakagusuku.
4, Seoul American, 30-7. Final Far East D-I Tournament tune-up a Korean-American Interscholastic Activities Conference D-I tournament title-game blowout win over Yongsan International-Seoul.
5, Hong Kong International, 14-3. Still idle since since China Cup.
6, Faith Academy, Philippines, 16-5. Micah Seaborn suffered a bruised MCL, held out of practice and expected to play in the D-1 Tournament.
7, Yokota, Japan, 22-11. Still on a roll since Hong Kong.
8, Robert D. Edgren, Japan, 19-3. Righted the ship after the DODDS Japan tournament meltdown.
9, Christian Academy Japan, 15-5. Big home showdown Tuesday for Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools regular-season title.
10, Yongsan International-Seoul, 14-6. KAIAC D-I Tournament finals appearances knocks Guam High out of rankings.
1, Seoul American, 20-2. Referred to by one KAIAC D-I Tournament opposing coach as a "dream team" which "probably could win the boys Far East tournament."
2, Faith Academy, Philippines, 18-5. Idle last week; Guam and Far East D-I Tournament next..
3, Yokota, Japan, 22-4. Yet another victory keeps Panthers unbeaten since Hong Kong
4, Hong Kong International, 12-4. One game last week against less-than-strong rival.
5, Kadena, Okinawa, 9-16. Panthers continue to resemble last year’s team; Shari Moss playing solidly.
6, American School In Japan, 9-3. Don’t count these guys out on Guam.
7, Daegu American, South Korea, 17-10. Proved their fitness, ability to defend D-II title by reaching KAIAC D-I Tournament finals.
8, Osan American, South Korea, 13-6. Lost rubber match in season series to Daegu 47-36 at KAIAC D-I Tournament.
9, E.J. King, Japan, 12-10. Don’t look now, but a Cobra is sneaking up on the D-II Tournament field.
10, Robert D. Edgren, Japan, 11-9. Haven’t sparkled lately, but could surprise at D-II Tournament.
Next ratings after Far East Tournaments end.