Associated Press -- 2012-13 prep basketball rankings, Week 6


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ILLINOIS BOYS:

Here are this season's sixth set of rankings of Illinois high school boys' basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press statewide panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. During the second half of the season, the poll is weekly until the start of the postseason. So this set of rankings mark the final poll of the season for Class 1A and 2A girls. This poll was taken Feb. 5. The next poll is taken Feb. 12.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Chicago Simeon (12) 19-3 120 1
2. Proviso East 18-3 103 3
3. Chicago Whitney Young 20-3 93 2
4. Belleville East 20-3 66 4
5. Edwardsville 20-2 64 6
6. Oswego 21-3 62 7
7. Chicago Curie 15-6 41 8
8. Chicago Heights Marian 22-3 35 T10
9. Lisle Benet 20-4 30 5
10. Rock Island 17-4 14 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Niles Notre Dame 8. Rockford East 5. Chicago Heights Bloom 5. Naperville Neuqua Valley 4. Aurora West 3. Normal Community 3. Niles North 2. Elgin Larkin 1. Quincy 1.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Chicago Morgan Park (13) 22-2 130 1
2. Chicago Orr 18-2 108 4
3. Washington 22-1 106 3
4. Cahokia 23-3 77 5
5. East St. Louis 15-6 58 6
6. North Chicago 22-2 56 2
7. Champaign Centennial 18-5 50 T7
8. Lincoln 21-4 40 9
9. Peoria Manual 15-6 38 T7
10. Hillcrest 17-5 14 10
-- Others receiving votes: Springfield Southeast 9. Quincy Notre Dame 8. Metamora 7. Peoria Notre Dame 5. Hampshire 4. Normal University 2. Belvidere 2. Rockford Lutheran 1.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Harrisburg (13) 23-1 139 1
2. Winnebago 23-0 118 3
3. Chicago Seton Academy (1) 15-9 94 7
4. Pleasant Plains 21-1 87 2
5. Providence-St. Mel 18-5 72 5
6. Teutopolis 21-3 69 6
7. Rockridge 19-3 55 4
8. St. Joseph-Ogden 21-2 42 8
9. Monmouth-Roseville 18-4 30 9
10. Monticello 18-3 9 NR
(tie) Westville 19-5 9 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Riverton 8. Robinson 8. Carlyle 8. Chicago Hales Franciscan 5. Macon Meridian 4. Kankakee Bishop McNamara 4. Breese Central 3. Kewanee 2. Nashville 2. Sterling Newman 1. Fieldcrest 1.

Class 1A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Woodlawn (8) 20-2 140 1
2. Illini Central (7) 18-5 134 2
3. Freeport Aquin 19-1 107 4
4. Waterloo Gibault 20-5 82 7
5. Salt Fork 21-3 75 6
6. Madison 13-9 62 8
7. Gallatin County 19-3 60 3
8. Okawville 19-6 44 5
9. Kewanee Wethersfield 21-3 41 9
10. Hinckley-Big Rock 21-3 38 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Goreville 8. Lanark Eastland 8. Cissna Park 8. Elmwood 5. St. Anne 4. Nokomis 4. Mounds Meridian 2. Putnam County 1. Mooseheart 1. Payson-Seymour 1.

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ILLINOIS GIRLS:

Here are this season's sixth set of rankings of Illinois high school boys' basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press statewide panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. During the second half of the season, the poll is weekly until the start of the postseason. So this set of rankings mark the final poll of the season for Class 1A and 2A girls. This poll was taken Feb. 5. The next poll is taken Feb. 12.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Chicago Whitney Young (6) 22-4 105 1
2. Edwardsville (5) 25-0 104 2
3. Chicago Heights Marian 25-1 86 4
4. Rolling Meadows 24-2 64 3
5. Rock Island 24-3 53 6
6. Springfield 24-3 49 5
7. River Forest Trinity 22-3 36 8
(tie) Bolingbrook 18-5 36 7
9. Peoria Richwoods 21-5 35 T9
10. Naperville Neuqua Valley 24-2 9 NR
-- Others receiving votes: DeKalb 8. Evanston 6. Belleville West 6. Maine South 4. Wheaton Warrenville South 2. Plainfield East 1. Rockton Hononegah 1.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Lombard Montini (10) 28-1 118 1
2. Quincy Notre Dame (2) 21-0 100 3
3. Chicago Morgan Park 20-4 88 2
4. Champaign Centennial 27-3 83 4
5. Bloomington Central 22-3 64 5
6. Morton 22-4 58 6
7. Joliet Catholic 21-4 46 7
8. Vernon Hills 24-2 31 8
9. Springfield Southeast 23-4 29 9
10. Rockford Lutheran 20-6 8 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Hillcrest 7. Belleville Althoff 7. Normal University 6. Breese Mater Dei 5. Washington 3. Rochester 2. Burlington Central 2. Effingham 2. Rochelle 1.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Champaign St. Thomas More (10) 26-2 133 1
2. Breese Central (3) 29-2 125 2
3. Mt. Carmel 29-0 101 4
4. Nashville (1) 26-2 93 3
5. El Paso-Gridley 26-1 81 5
6. Byron 26-2 77 6
7. Sherrard 23-3 47 7
8. Marshall 23-1 34 8
9. Pana 25-5 28 9
10. Riverdale 23-2 15 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Clinton 8. Teutopolis 7. Watseka 7. Oregon 4. Paxton-Buckley-Loda 3. Carlyle 3. Tremont 2. St. Joseph-Ogden 1. Peoria Christian 1.

Class 1A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Freeport Aquin (14) 25-3 157 1
2. Annawan (1) 24-2 143 2
3. Moweaqua Central A&M 25-2 121 4
4. Goreville 27-1 99 5
5. Brimfield 24-3 76 T7
6. Prophetstown 26-3 74 6
7. Newark (1) 25-1 67 T7
8. Illini Bluffs 26-2 64 3
9. Shiloh 22-7 24 9
10. Mt. Pulaski 24-4 16 10
-- Others receiving votes: Okawville 11. Cowden-Herrick 8. Villa Grove 7. Danville Schlarman 5. Mendon Unity 5. Carrollton 1. Westminster Christian 1. Kewanee Wethersfield 1.

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IOWA BOYS:

As of Feb. 4, the Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school boys' basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: According to a statewide panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.

Class 4A
Record Pts Prv

1. Iowa City West (13) 17-0 130 1
2. Bettendorf 17-0 115 2
3. Western Dubuque Epworth 18-0 96 3
4. Dubuque Senior 16-1 91 4
5. Sioux City East 18-0 86 5
6. West Des Moines Valley 15-3 65 7
7. North Scott 16-2 45 9
8. Ankeny 12-4 25 8
9. Des Moines Hoover 14-2 23 NR
(tie) Sioux City North 16-2 23 6
-- Others receiving votes: Cedar Falls 8. Urbandale 6. Pleasant Valley 1. Des Moines Roosevelt 1.

Class 3A
Record Pts Prv

1. Vinton-Shellsburg (12) 18-0 129 1
2. Atlantic 17-1 108 4
3. Centerville 16-1 90 5
4. Davenport Assumption (1) 13-4 82 3
5. Creston 15-2 81 6
6. Dallas Center-Grimes 17-1 72 2
7. MOC-Floyd Valley 16-3 50 7
8. Waverly-Shell Rock 14-4 44 T8
9. Grinnell 15-3 27 10
10. Carroll 14-2 12 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Sioux City Bishop Heelan, Sioux City 9. Solon 6. Le Mars 3. Nevada 1. Crestwood Cresco 1.

Class 2A
Record Pts Prv

1. West Fork Sheffield (11) 20-0 127 1
2. Western Christian Hull (2) 18-1 112 2
3. Cascade Western Dubuque 19-0 104 3
4. Nodaway Valley 18-1 94 4
5. IKM-Manning 19-1 80 6
6. PCM, Monroe 18-1 60 T7
7. Sheldon 18-2 39 5
8. Des Moines Christian 19-2 35 9
9. New Hampton 14-3 27 10
10. North Cedar Stanwood 17-3 9 NR
-- Others receiving votes: MFL-Mar-Mac 8. Pella Christian 6. Burlington Notre Dame 6. West Marshall State Center 5. West Branch 1. Sumner-Fredericksburg 1. Sioux Center 1.

Class 1A
Record Pts Prv

1. Danville (13) 20-0 130 1
2. Lone Tree 19-0 111 2
3. St. Mary's Storm Lake 18-1 94 4
4. Lawton-Bronson 20-1 82 3
5. Harris-Lake Park 18-1 76 5
6. Boyden-Hull 16-3 63 6
7. Dunkerton 19-0 47 9
8. North Tama Traer 19-1 44 T7
9. Murray 18-1 34 T7
10. Riverside Oakland 18-1 25 10
-- Others receiving votes: Preston 4. Ankeny Christian Academy 4. Gehlen Catholic, Le Mars 1.

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IOWA GIRLS:

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union releases its 10th coaches poll of the season on Feb. 7.












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