Our first boys basketball poll of the season

Here it is. Enjoy!

East Bay Boys basketball poll

Team Record Points Last season
1. Salesian (5) 10-2 75 1
2. Bishop O’Dowd 8-3 70 4
3. Deer Valley 9-3 65 7
4. De La Salle 9-1 60 2
5. Monte Vista 8-2 55 13
6. San Leandro 9-2 47 11
7. Newark Memorial 6-5 41 3
8. El Cerrito 10-5 35 12
9. Campolindo 8-4 33 14
10. Dublin 9-4 30 NR
11. McClymonds 8-6 24 6
12. Freedom 8-4 22 9
13. St. Joseph Notre Dame 8-4 18 5
14. Heritage 12-2 14 NR
15. St. Mary’s 12-3 5 NR

Also receiving votes: Oakland Tech (10-3, 2 points), Mt. Eden (10-1, 1), College Park (10-4, 1), Castro Valley (5-5, 1). Records are through Saturday. The East Bay Boys Basketball Poll is voted on by the prep sports staff of Bay Area News Group-East Bay.

Phil Jensen

  • hoodboy

    San Leandro is doing really good this year. They beat Deer Valley

  • Anthony Wong

    DLS is ranked way too high. They haven’t played anyone.

  • Anthony Wong

    DLS is ranked way too high. They haven’t played anyone. Give me a break!

  • StopDropAndRumble

    Well so much for MV @ #5. The take away from the cal loss – never let a lesser team hang around till the end.

  • post # 2, ok, what leg, football season is over.

  • SportFAN

    Mack beat EC by 20… How are they ranked higher?

  • Gdog

    Looks like a lot of parity to me. 4-12+Heritage are almost all pretty even. Should be a good season and while Salesian is certainly the best team they have not proven they are an elite team. BOD and Deer Valley are very good not great. DLS is young and not sure where they will be come playoffs. Should be a good season with a lot of competitive games being the norm rather than the exception and as fans we should all be happy about that. With the new foothill division there are going to be great games to watch every night with SL, BOD, Berk, CV and Mt. Eden. Nice for the fans, tough for whomever takes their lumps.

  • mvalfan2

    I think all of these teams are very good, and sometimes the rankings are truly based on the schedule strength. But as of now I do feel Salesian is the best team right now in the Bay Area.