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The highest-ranked teams from each state

Updated: November 5, 2009, 1:51 PM ET
By Doug Huff | ESPNRISE.com

As part of ESPN RISE's boys' basketball preview, we're taking a look at the highest-ranked teams from each state since 1988.

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ALABAMA
LeFlore (Mobile), 1989, No. 4

ALASKA
East (Anchorage), 1994, No. 15

ARIZONA
Mountain View (Mesa), 1998, No. 7

ARKANSAS
Parkview (Little Rock), 1992, No. 4

CALIFORNIA
Dominguez (Compton), 2000, No. 1

COLORADO
George Washington (Denver), 1993, No. 11

CONNECTICUT
Bassick (Bridgeport), 1989, No. 19

DELAWARE
Sanford School (Hockessin), 2002, No. 14 East Region

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (D.C.)
Dunbar, 1993, No. 4

FLORIDA
Miami Senior (Miami), 1989, No. 2

GEORGIA
Tift County (Tifton), 1996, No. 5

HAWAII
Iolani (Honolulu), 2003, No. 40

IDAHO
Meridian, 1992, No. 7 Midlands Region

ILLINOIS
M.L. King (Chicago), 1990, No. 1

INDIANA
Lawrence North (Indianapolis), 2006, No. 1

IOWA
Mason City, 1997, No. 23

KANSAS
Wichita South (Wichita), 1993, No. 6

KENTUCKY
Scott County (Georgetown), 1998, No. 13

LOUISIANA
St. Augustine (New Orleans), 1995, No. 1

MAINE
No team ever ranked

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MARYLAND
Dunbar (Baltimore), 1992, No. 1

MASSACHUSETTS
Springfield Central (Springfield), 1991, No. 17

MICHIGAN
Renaissance (Detroit), 2004, No. 4

MINNESOTA
Hopkins (Minnetonka), 2009, No. 12

MISSISSIPPI
Lanier (Jackson), 2005, No. 3

MISSOURI
Raytown South (Raytown, Mo.), 1990, No. 4

MONTANA
Hellgate (Missoula), 1993, No. 5 Midlands

NEBRASKA
Bellevue West (Bellevue), 2005, No. 17

NEVADA
Findlay Prep (Henderson), 2009, No. 1

NEW HAMPSHIRE
No team ever ranked

NEW JERSEY
St. Anthony (Jersey City), 1989, No. 1

NEW MEXICO
Hobbs, 2001, No. 26

NEW YORK
Tolentine (Bronx), 1988, No. 1

NORTH CAROLINA
Mount Zion Christian (Durham), 1997, No. 4

NORTH DAKOTA
Fargo South (Fargo), 1989, No. 10 Midlands Region

OHIO
St. Vincent-St. Mary (Akron), 2003, No. 1

OKLAHOMA
Midwest City, 2001, No. 7

OREGON
Jefferson (Portland), 2000, No. 4

PENNSYLVANIA
Simon Gratz (Philadelphia), 1991, No. 1

RHODE ISLAND
No team ever ranked

SOUTH CAROLINA
Lower Richland (Hopkins), 1988, No. 11

SOUTH DAKOTA
No team ever ranked

TENNESSEE
White Station (Memphis), 2003, No. 6

TEXAS
Lincoln (Dallas), 2002, No. 1

UTAH
Provo, 1998, No. 12

VERMONT
No team ever ranked

VIRGINIA
Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson), 1993, No. 1

WASHINGTON
Sehome (Bellingham), 1996, No. 7

WEST VIRGINIA
Huntington, 2007, No. 3

WISCONSIN
Vincent (Milwaukee), 1998, No. 17

WYOMING
Campbell County (Gillette), 1993, No. 4 Midlands Region

ESPNRISE.com's Doug Huff started ranking high school basketball during the 1987-88 season. Some states have never had a team nationally ranked, but most states had at least one regionally ranked team. That's noted where applicable. Some state have never had a regionally ranked team.