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HOW THEY FARED: How the teams in the State Champs! boys basketball rankings fared during the week of Jan. 14-20

By: Matthew B. Mowery, January 21, 2019, 3:55 pm

It was not a comfortable week to be a top-ranked boys basketball team in Michigan, as ranked teams suffered 11 losses — two of them by Division 1’s No. 3 team, Detroit Cass Tech, and seven of them to unranked opponents.

Here are how last week’s ranked teams fared in the ensuing week of play:

 

Losses by ranked teams this week:

D1 No. 6 Novi Detroit Catholic Central lost to No. 1 D1 U-D Jesuit, 74-62

D1 No. 7 Macomb Dakota lost to Roseville, 63-56

D2 No. 2 Harper Woods lost to Ecorse, 88-86

D3 No. 9 Sanford Meridian lost to Hemlock, 60-51

D1 No. 3 Detroit Cass Tech lost to D1 No. 4 Detroit King, 50-48.

D1 No. 3 Detroit Cass Tech lost to D1 No. 10 Kalamazoo Central, 80-66

D1 No. 4 Detroit King lost to D1 No. 5 Clarkston, 53-39

D2 No. 6 Grand Rapids Catholic Central lost to Grand Rapids South Christian, 54-42.

D3 No. 8 Detroit Edison PSA lost to Warren DeLaSalle, 64-55

D2 No. 8 Pontiac lost to Oxford, 49-46.

D2 No. 9 Wayland Union lost to Forest Hills Eastern, 55-50.

 

DIVISION 1

1. University of Detroit-Jesuit (9-2, 5-0 CHSL-Central) — Beat D1 No. 6 Novi Catholic Central, 74-62.

 

2. Flint Carman-Ainsworth (10-2, 4-1 SVL-Blue) — Beat Saginaw Heritage, 75-54, beat Lake Orion, 49-44.

 

3. Detroit Cass Tech (8-4, 7-1 DPS-Central) — Beat beat Detroit Western International, 76-35, lost to D1 No. 4 Detroit King, 50-48; lost to D1 No. 10 Kalamazoo Central, 80-66.

 

4. Detroit King (11-2, 7-1 DPS-Central) — Beat Detroit West Side Academy 85-37, beat D1 No. 3 Cass Tech, 50-48; Lost to D1 No. 5 Clarkston, 53-39.

 

5. Clarkston (10-2, 5-0 OAA-Red) — Beat Oak Park, 66-52; Beat D1 No. 4 Detroit King, 53-39.

 

6. Novi Detroit Catholic Central (8-3, 3-2 CHSL-Central) — Lost to D1 No. 1 University of Detroit-Jesuit, 74-62.

 

7. Macomb Dakota (9-3, 6-1 MAC-Red) — Lost to Roseville, 63-56; beat L’Anse Creuse North, 75-59; lost to D2 No. 10 Harper Woods Chandler Park Academy, 88-56.

 

8. Forest Hills Northern (12-0, 4-0 OK-White) — Beat Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills, 74-41; beat Holland Christian, 70-58.

 

9. Okemos (12-1, 6-0 CAAC-Blue) — Beat Lansing Everett 77-50; beat DeWitt 41-35

 

10. Kalamazoo Central (9-1, 4-0 SWMAC-Red) — Beat D1 No. 3 Cass Tech 80-66.

 

DROPPED OUT:

• Grand Blanc (9-3, 6-0 SVL-Blue) — Beat Flint Southwestern 70-26.

 

DIVISION 2

1. Benton Harbor (14-0) — Beat Coloma, 68-51; beat Wyoming, 87-52; beat Ferndale, 90-81.

 

2. River Rouge (10-1, 4-0 MMAC-Blue) — Beat Hamtramck, 89-48; beat Ecorse, 68-34; beat D3 No. 1 Flint Beecher, 66-61.

 

3. Williamston (11-1, 4-0 CAAC-Red) — Beat Mason, 71-52.

 

4. New Haven (11-1, 7-0 MAC-White) — Beat Utica Ford, 97-44; beat Grosse Pointe South, 76-47.

 

5. Bridgeport (10-0, 3-0 Tri-Valley Conference-East) — Beat Millington, 82-41, lost to Essexville Garber, 43-31.

 

6. Grand Rapids Catholic Central (9-2, 3-0 OK-Blue) — Jan. 15 vs. Coopersville, PPD; lost to Grand Rapids South Christian, 54-42.

 

7. Harper Woods (8-2, 3-1 MMAC-Blue) — Lost to Ecorse, 88-86; beat Detroit Voyageur, 68-47.

 

8. Pontiac (12-1, 6-1 OAA-Blue) — Beat Ferndale, 71-61; Lost to Oxford, 49-46.

 

9. Wayland Union (8-3, 3-1 OK-Gold) — beat East Grand Rapids, 49-42; lost to Forest Hills Eastern, 55-50.

 

10. Harper Woods Chandler Park Academy (9-0, 3-0 Charter School Conference) — vs. Henry Ford Academy, INC.; beat Ferndale University, 98-34; beat D1 No. 7 Macomb Dakota, 88-56.

 

DROPPED OUT:

• Holland Christian (8-2, 3-1 OK-Green) — Beat Byron Center, 59-38; lost to D1 No. 8 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern, 70-58.

 

DIVISION 3

1. Flint Beecher (11-1, 5-0 GAC-Red) — Beat Detroit Osborn, 85-51; beat Corunna, 85-57; lost to D2 No. 2 River Rouge, 66-61.

 

2. Hanover-Horton (11-0, 9-0 Cascades Conference) — Beat Addison, 70-26; beat Michigan Center, 73-53.

 

3. Pewamo-Westphalia (12-0, 8-0 CMAC) — Beat Fowler 64-54; beat Danville, 60-56 (OT).

 

4. Iron Mountain (11-0, 4-0 West-PAC-Iron) — Beat Kingsford 70-52; beat Manistique, 75-52.

 

5. Maple City Glen Lake (10-1, 7-0 NW Conference) — Beat Suttons Bay, 79-29.

 

6. Detroit Pershing (12-1, 8-0 DPS-East) — Beat Detroit East English Village, 62-56; beat Detroit Denby, 58-57.

 

7. Quincy (10-0, 6-0 Big ‘8’ Conference) — Beat Concord, 65-37

 

8. Detroit Edison PSA (7-4) — Lost to Warren DeLaSalle 64-55.

 

9. Sanford Meridian (10-1, 8-0 Jack Pine Conference) — Lost to Hemlock, 60-51; beat Gladwin, 67-29.

 

10. Kalamazoo Hackett (9-1, 5-0 SCAA-West) — Beat Lawton, 79-36; vs. Kalamazoo Christian PPD

 

DIVISION 4

1. Athens (11-0, 8-0 SCAA-West) — Beat Battle Creek St. Phillip, 75-55; beat Climax-Scotts, 72-57.

 

2. Bellevue (12-0, 10-0 SCAA-West) — Beat Tekonsha, 73-35; beat Waldron, 77-19; beat Vermontville Maple Valley, 57-45.

 

3. Howardsville Christian (12-0, 8-0 BCS-White) — Beat Grand Rapids Wellspring, 81-40, beat New Buffalo, 97-56; beat Benton Harbor Countryside Academy, 90-44.

 

4. Brimley (13-0, 6-0 Eastern UP Athletic Conference) — Beat Cedarville, 90-74; beat Harbor Springs Harbor Light Christian, 87-50.

 

5. Wyoming Tri-Unity (8-2, 3-0 Alliance League) — Beat Fruitport Calvary Christian, 76-18; beat Byron Center Zion Christian, 66-21.

 

6. Frankfort (9-2, 6-1 Northwest Conference) — Beat Grand Traverse Academy 77-54; beat Buckley, 75-59.

 

7. Wyoming Potter’s House (10-1, 4-0 Alliance League) — Beat Holland Calvary, 69-45; beat Holland Black River, 70-24.

 

8. Southfield Christian (6-5, 3-0 MIAC-Blue) — Beat Novi Christian, 69-52; beat Auburn Hills Oakland Christian, 73-43.

 

9. Camden-Frontier (11-1, 8-1 SCAA-East) — Beat North Adams-Jerome, 62-25.

 

10. Adrian Lenawee Christian (8-2) — Beat Sand Creek, 60-28.

 

DROPPED OUT:

• Bessemer (8-1, 4-0 Copper Mountain Conference-Porcupine Mountain) — Beat Baraga, 67-29; beat Watersmeet, 87-48.

• Plymouth Christian (6-4, 1-2 MIAC-Blue) — Lost Jan 14 at Oakland Christian, 65-51; beat Sterling Heights Parkway Christian, 64-57.