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High school boys basketball: Top 20

1. Bingham (15-1)

Class: 5A

Was: 1. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Average margin of victory in league play so far is an impressive 17.8 ppg. Next up: vs. Copper Hills, Friday.

2. Fremont (14-1)

Class: 5A

Was: 3. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Has two very winnable home games this week before traveling to Davis next Tuesday. Next up: vs. Roy, today.

3. Jordan (12-3)

Class: 5A

Was: 9. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Currently all alone in first in Region 4, and four of last six region games are at home. Next up: vs. Pleasant Grove, Wednesday.

4. Davis (13-2)

Class: 5A

Was: 4. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: The schedule is very favorable the rest of the way with five of six games at home. Next up: vs. Clearfield, today.

5. Lone Peak (13-3)

Class: 5A

Was: 6. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: Several misses from the free throw line cost the Knights in overtime loss to Jordan last week. Next up: at Alta, Friday.

6. Provo (12-2)

Class: 4A

Was: 8. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Kyle Collinsworth poured in a career-high 37 points against Timpanogos last week in another blowout win for the Bulldogs. Next up: vs. Lehi, today.

7. Brighton (12-4)

Class: 5A

Was: 5. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: Next two games are very winnable, which should give the Bengals momentum heading into decisive final three games of Region 4. Next up: vs. American Fork, Friday.

8. Alta (12-4)

Class: 5A

Was: 7. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: Realistically, the Hawks must beat Lone Peak this Friday to keep region title hopes alive. Next up: vs. Lone Peak, Friday.

9. Olympus (13-2)

Class: 4A

Was: 2. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: In a span of two days, the Titans lost their first region game, but more importantly their starting point guard to a broken ankle. Next up: at Stansbury, today.

10. Wasatch (16-1)

Class: 3A

Was: 11. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: It's too bad 3A's best team plays in the weakest region in 3A. Next up: vs. Park City, today.

11. Timpview (10-5)

Class: 4A

Was: 10. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: Should be a relative easy week for the T-Birds with a pair of winnable home games. Next up: vs. Mountain View, today.

12. Lehi (12-3)

Class: 4A

Was: 12. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Hopes to avenge a two-point loss to Provo back in January when the teams meet again this Tuesday. Next up: at Provo, today.

13. Pleasant Grove (8-7)

Class: 5A

Was: 13. Last week: 0-2. Outlook: Faces a tough February schedule with four of six games on the road. Next up: at Jordan, Wednesday.

14. West (13-2)

Class: 5A

Was: 16. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: In the midst of a 12-game winning streak, the Panthers play their next three games on the road. Next up: at Cyprus, today.

15. South Sevier (19-0)

Class: 2A

Was: 17. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Dillon Bishoff is averaging 21.3 points for the high-flying Rams this year. Next up: at North Sevier, Friday.

16. Viewmont (9-5)

Class: 5A

Was: —. Last week: 1-0. Outlook: Have won four straight since frustrating loss at Fremont back on Jan. 12. Next up: at Weber, today.

17. West Jordan (10-6)

Class: 5A

Was: 15. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: In losing to Kearns last week, the Jags helped the Cougars snap a 23-game region losing streak. Next up: vs. Taylorsville, Friday.

18. Copper Hills (10-6)

Class: 5A

Was: 19. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Next two games are against Bingham and West Jordan, and the Grizzlies must win one of the two for a more favorable state tournament draw. Next up: at Bingham, Friday.

19. Mountain Crest (9-4)

Class: 4A

Was: 14. Last week: 1-1. Outlook: The Region 5 front-runners scored a season-low 38 points in surprising overtime loss at Ogden last week. Next up: vs. Bonneville, Wednesday.

20. Bountiful (10-5)

Class: 4A

Was: —. Last week: 2-0. Outlook: Since wrapping up a 4-5 preseason, the Braves are now 6-0 in league play after big win over Olympus. Next up: at Highland, today.