Things are finally starting to get interesting. Though the top seven held steady, unpredictability reigned in the rest of the latest Power Rankings. Julius Randle and Prestonwood surged to No. 8 after winning at City of Palms, and Aaron Gordon and Archbishop Mitty entered at No. 23 after starting a perfect 5-0.
Upsets also abound. Bishop Gorman, Mater Dei and Miller Grove all lost, opening the door for several newcomers to make appearances. Heading into the New Year, here's how things stack up.
High School Basketball Power Rankings
Dropped out: Miller Grove (Lithonia, Ga.), Columbia (Decatur, Ga.), Riverside (Reserve, La.)