POWERADE hoops rankings: Hello, 2012

The top five remains unchanged in this week's POWERADE state rankings, as most of Connecticut's ranked teams sailed through the first full week of 2012 without any problems.

No. 1 St. Joseph used two great performances from senior forward Timajh Parker to move to 7-0 on the season, while No. 2 Hillhouse and No. 3 Northwest Catholic kept pace.

POWERADE State Basketball Rankings

  1. St. Joseph (7-0) — Last week: No. 1

  2. Hillhouse (8-0) — Last week: No. 2

  3. Northwest Catholic (6-0) — Last week: No. 3

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