MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Musselman (19-3) edged University (20-2) for the overall No. 1 spot in the final release of the high school boys basketball MetroNews Power Index computer rankings, presented by AARP.

While neither team played a regular season game since the Week 7 release, Musselman’s schedule strength slightly improved (with opponents’ wins/losses), while University’s slightly fell — it was enough to propel Musselman to No. 1.

After No. 2 University, the Hawks are followed in Class AAA by No. 3 Capital (18-4), No. 4 Morgantown (17-5) and No. 5 Woodrow Wilson (16-6).

Final PI by Class

Final PI by Strength of Schedule

Fairmont Senior (19-3) is the highest rated Class AA team at No. 7, followed by Bluefield (19-3), Poca (17-5), Philip Barbour (19-3) and Chapmanville (18-4).

Fayetteville (21-0) is the No. 1 team in Class A, coming in at No. 18 overall. The Pirates are followed in Class A by Wheeling Central (20-2), Notre Dame (17-5), Gilmer County (19-3) and Ravenswood (19-2).

Woodrow Wilson ends the regular season with the state’s most difficult schedule, followed by Parkersburg, Martinsburg, Ripley and Morgantown.

The MetroNews Power Index is a computer based formula that factors in strength of schedule. Records listed are for regular season games only.

2017 BOYS BASKETBALL COMPLETE METRONEWS POWER INDEX

WEEK 1: JANUARY 11

WEEK 2: JANUARY 18

WEEK 3: JANUARY 25

WEEK 4: FEBRUARY 1

WEEK 5: FEBRUARY 8

WEEK 6: FEBRUARY 15

WEEK 7: FEBRUARY 22

WEEK 8: MARCH 1

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