Now that we are a few weeks into the season, here is our inaugural girls basketball top-25 for the Chicagoland area.
It’s not too often that a regular season non-conference game can tell you a whole lot about a team’s state title chances.
But Maine West’s 60-51 win over Beaver Dam (WI) during the Fremd Chicagoland Invitational Showcase did just that.
Evanston fed the post early and often en route to a 53-45 win over New Trier to open up the CSL South season.
Thursday night’s gritty, 63-56 win over Maine South to open up conference play went a long way to help erase any doubts that people may have had about New Trier, while giving them a leg up in what is sure to be a tight conference race.
With only Thanksgiving tournaments to go off of, we set out to complete the unenviable task of trying to predict where the six teams in the CSL South will fall this season.
Northside gave Lane all they could handle, but a late rally by the Indians would see them prevail in the end, taking the 69-62 win to move to 3-2 on the season.
Maine West beat GBS 60-35, keeping their perfect record intact, while handing the Titans their first loss of the season.
Coming off a tough loss to Conant, Evanston bounced back in a big way, in their dominating 85-75 win over Libertyville in the final game of the Majkowski Classic.
After cruising through their first three games, sixth ranked Niles North faced their toughest challenge of the young season, playing 18th ranked DePaul Prep in the finals of the Battle … Continue Reading Niles North takes “Battle of the Bridge” title
After overcoming a slow start, St. Pats would go on to beat Payton 53-45 behind a great defensive effort.
Friday Nov. 24 (4-0) Maine West 77, Hampshire 17 The Warriors continue their torrent start to the season. Sophomore Angela Dugalic had 19 points and 7 rebounds, with 13 of … Continue Reading Girls basketball roundup: Week of 11/20
The Spartans managed to shake off a buzzer beating, game tying three pointer to beat Niles West in overtime by a score of 67-64.
Tuesday Nov. 21 (3-0) New Trier 41, (2-1) Loyola 46 It was a low scoring affair as both teams struggled to find the hoop in the first half. Loyola missed … Continue Reading Boys basketball roundup: Week of 11/20
After losing their opening game of the season to Zion Benton, Maine East looked to bounce back against North Chicago at the Maine East thanksgiving tournament.
Saturday Nov 18. St. Viator-41 (1-2), Schauburg-38 A balanced scoring attack led St. Viator to their first win on the season. Olivia Solimene had 13 points and 4 rebounds, Myia … Continue Reading Girls basketball roundup: Week of 11/13
Our next basketball preview features Evanston, who is coming off three straight CSL South titles and a sectional championship