Associated Press state basketball rankings


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ILLINOIS BOYS:

Here are the ninth set of rankings for Illinois high school boys basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. The poll was released Feb. 25. With rank, team, first-place votes, record, total points and previous poll position.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Chicago Curie (12) 24-1 120 1
2. Chicago Whitney Young 21-6 102 2
3. Lincolnshire Stevenson 23-2 101 3
4. Chicago Heights Marian Catholic 23-2 85 4
5. Chicago Simeon 25-1 61 5
6. Palatine Fremd 24-0 55 6
7. Edwardsville 23-2 41 8
8. Zion Benton 23-3 33 9
9. Chicago Mt. Carmel 20-7 12 NR
10. Wilmette Loyola 19-5 11 10
-- Others receiving votes: Lake Forest 10. Elgin Larkin 10. Alton 6. Rockford Auburn 5. Ottawa 4. Chicago St. Rita 2. Chicago De La Salle 1. Rockford Boylan 1.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Springfield Lanphier (13) 25-0 139 1
2. Lincoln 27-2 112 3
3. Chicago Orr (1) 20-4 110 2
4. Chicago Morgan Park 16-6 70 7
5. Chicago Bogan 24-4 65 4
6. Carbondale 21-3 55 NR
7. Normal University 21-4 36 6
8. North Chicago 21-4 35 9
9. Cahokia 18-7 31 NR
10. Bartonville Limestone 23-3 23 8
-- Others receiving votes: Westchester St. Joseph 22. Rockford Lutheran 16. Oak Park Fenwick 15. Centralia 13. Champaign Centennial 11. Belleville Althoff Catholic 10. Chicago Hyde Park 3. Peoria Manual 3. Metamora 1.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Rockridge (13) 25-0 130 1
2. Providence-St. Mel 17-8 112 2
3. Sterling Newman 25-2 93 3
4. Monmouth-Roseville 20-4 81 4
5. St. Joseph-Ogden 23-3 78 5
6. Bismarck-Henning 24-3 59 7
7. Winnebago 22-5 37 NR
8. Decatur St. Teresa 21-3 29 9
9. Williamsville 23-3 23 10
10. Breese Central 20-8 13 6
-- Others receiving votes: Breese Mater Dei 12. Clifton Central 11. Bloomington Central Catholic 6. Cerro Gordo-Bement 6. Elmhurst IC Catholic 6. Kewanee 5. Nashville 4. Elgin St. Edward 4. Carlyle 2. Carterville 2. Mt. Carmel 2.

Class 1A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Mounds Meridian (6) 23-3 113 1
2. Mooseheart (6) 22-5 92 2
3. Payson Seymour 23-2 89 3
4. Brimfield 27-1 78 4
5. Kewanee Wethersfield 27-2 68 5
6. Arthur-Lovington 23-2 53 6
7. Madison 14-9 40 9
8. Milledgeville 20-4 34 8
9. Springfield Lutheran 24-3 18 NR
(tie) Lanark Eastland 20-4 18 7
-- Others receiving votes: Waterloo Gibault 10. Altamont 9. Okawville 8. Sidell Jamaica-Salt Fork 7. Woodlawn 6. Freeport Aquin 5. St. Anne 5. Milford 4. Henry 1. East Dubuque 1. Colfax Ridgeview 1.

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ILLINOIS GIRLS:

Here are the eighth and FINAL set of rankings for Illinois high school girls basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. The 3A/4A poll was released Feb. 18. The 1A/2A poll was released Feb. 11. With rank, team, first-place votes, record, total points and previous poll position.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Chicago Whitney Young (2) 25-3 83 2
2. Homewood-Flossmoor (7) 21-2 79 1
3. Edwardsville 24-1 64 4
4 (tie). Palatine Fremd 24-3 55 7
4 (tie). Chicago Heights Marian Catholic 21-4 55 6
6. Wheaton Warrenville South 24-3 50 5
7. Rolling Meadows 23-4 41 3
8. Naperville Neuqua Valley 12-5 30 8
9. Oak Lawn 24-1 20 10
10. River Forest Trinity 24-4 9 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Rock Island 2. Huntley 2. Chicago Mother McAuley 2. Bradley-Bourbonnais 1. Winnetka New Trier 1. Geneva 1.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Lombard Montini (10) 27-2 100 1
2. Quincy Notre Dame 24-3 81 3
3. Joliet Catholic 22-2 77 2
4. Springfield 27-1 75 4
5. Washington 22-3 56 6
6. Hillcrest 19-5 37 9
7. Morton 25-4 32 5
8. Chicago Morgan Park 18-4 29 7
9. Kankakee Bishop McNamara 19-5 20 10
10. Normal University 20-4 10 8
(tie) Peoria Richwoods 17-7 10 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Champaign Centennial 9. Vernon Hills 7. Burlington Central 3. Effingham 1. Chicago Brooks 1. Glenbard South 1. Rochester 1.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Champaign St. Thomas More (9) 26-2 125 1
2. Breese Central (4) 27-0 116 2
3. Teutopolis 23-5 98 4
4. Nashville 25-3 80 5
5. Sherrard 25-2 74 3
6. Prophetstown 25-3 58 6
7. Byron 25-3 47 7
8. Mt. Carmel 22-4 32 9
9. Carthage Illini West 23-2 20 10
10. Piasa Southwestern 24-2 13 NR
-- Others receiving votes: El Paso-Gridley 10. Sullivan 10. Carterville 8. Watseka 7. Clinton 6. Westminster Christian 5. Marshall 3. Havana 2. Oregon 1.

Class 1A
School W-L Pts Prv

1. Annawan (11) 23-4 110 1
2. Moweaqua Central A&M 21-5 88 3
3. Lanark Eastland 23-5 81 2
4. Shiloh 24-3 78 4
5. Brimfield 25-3 63 6
6. Gilman Iroquois West 19-5 55 5
7. Calhoun 22-3 39 7
8. Dakota 23-6 28 9
9. Arcola 19-4 21 10
10. South Fulton 22-4 20 8
-- Others receiving votes: Neoga 6. Carrollton 4. Freeport Aquin 4. Sidell Jamaica-Salt Fork 3. Danville Schlarman 3. Stark County 1. Putnam County 1.

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IOWA BOYS:

Here are the FINAL rankings for Iowa high school boys basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. The 3A/4A poll was released Feb. 24. The 1A/2A poll was released Feb. 17. With rank, team, first-place votes, record, total points and previous poll position.

Class 4A
Record Pts Prv

1. Dubuque Senior (9) 20-1 90 1
2. Bettendorf 20-1 79 3
3. North Scott 20-1 71 4
4. Iowa City West 18-3 59 2
5. Des Moines North 19-2 52 5
6. Waukee 18-3 44 6
7. Johnston 17-4 35 8
8. Sioux City North 19-3 29 9
9. Ankenny Centennial 16-4 15 7
10. Southeast Polk 16-4 12 10
-- Others receiving votes: Sioux City East 5, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 4.

Class 3A
Record Pts Prv

1. Dubuque Wahlert (4) 17-4 83 1
2. Dallas Center-Grimes (1) 19-2 77 2
3. Harlan (2) 19-2 73 3
4. Clear Lake (2) 20-1 65 4
5. Waverly-Shell Rock 18-3 62 5
6. Central De Witt 18-3 37 7
7. Pella 18-3 36 6
8. Carroll 16-4 20 9
9. Fort Madison 17-3 11 8
tie Chariton 18-3 11 NR
-- Others receiving votes: Le Mars 7, MOC-Floyd Valley 6, Bondurant Farrar 3, Benton Community 2, Williamsburg 1, Western Dubuque Epworth 1.

Class 2A
Record Pts Prv

1. Western Christian Hull (11) 21-0 118 1
2. New Hampton (1) 20-0 109 2
3. West Fork Sheffield 20-1 95 3
4. Des Moines Christian 20-1 69 6tie
5. Treynor 20-1 57 6tie
6. Cascade 18-3 41 5
7. Carroll Kuemper 17-4 40 4
tie IKM-Manning 19-2 40 9
9. Dyersville Beckman 17-4 25 NR
10. Sioux Center 17-4 14 10
-- Others receiving votes: Dike-New Hartford 12, East Sac County 10, West Marshall State Center 6, Alburnett 5, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 5, Clayton Ridge Guttenberg 3, Van Meter 3, Rock Valley 3, Forest City 2, Burlington Notre Dame 1, PCM Monroe 1, Mount Vernon 1.

Class 1A
Record Pts Prv

1. Gehlen Le Mars (7) 21-0 114 1
2. Newell-Fonda (5) 21-0 113 2
3. Lamoni 21-0 96 3
4. Dunkerton 21-1 65 5
5. Ar-We-Va Westside 21-0 63 6
6. Gladbrook-Reinbeck 19-2 50 7
7. Nodaway Valley 19-2 41 4
8. Springville 19-1 34 10
9. Keota 20-1 30 8
10. Easton Valley 17-2 16 NR
-- Others receiving votes: West Lyon Inwood 13, Belmond-Klemme 7, Danville 5, Jesup 3, Van Buren Keosauqua 3, Central Lyon Rock Rapids 3, Pekin 2, B-G-M Brooklyn 1, Coon Rapids-Bayard 1.

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IOWA GIRLS:

-- Note: The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union's FINAL rankings were released Feb. 17. Here is a link: http://www.ighsau.org/hoops/2014/21314bbranks.htm















 



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