|Needham shot up our rankings after a big win over Newton North Friday night.|
Our rankings of the best teams in the state during the 2016-17 basketball season, as selected by our panel of staff writers and correspondents. (Updated 1/23)
1. Cambridge (11-0; Last Ranking – 1): The Falcons returned from a triumphant trip to Springfield and promptly steamrolled conference opponents Waltham and Lincoln-Sudbury
2. BC High (12-0; Last Ranking – 2): Pushed to the brink in a narrow overtime win at St. John’s Prep last Friday, the Eagles maintained their undefeated season with a hard-fought 12th win.