2019 season final rankings
Montini and Benet to face off for the sectional crown yet again
Rankings for the week of 2/17/19
Down as many as five points with just four minutes to go, the Redwings turned the tide in all facets of the game before eventually taking the lead for good courtesy of Kendall Holmes three pointer for a 71-66 win.
Rankings for the week of 2/10
Featuring four marquee games with all eight teams currently in the top-20 fans got a little bit of everything, including a triple overtime thriller that saw Fremd knock off Benet.
We are officially over one month into a season. Thanksgiving tournaments are long behind us, Christmas tourneys are just around the corner, and we’ve finally established a little bit of … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider girls basketball top-20: Week 5
The Redwings are now riding high on a three game win streak, their latest triumph being their most impressive, a 62-21 winner over #6 Marist.
Rankings for the week of 11/18
Welcome to a new season! We will be dropping the ranking live shortly. If you miss any of the podcast you can catch up with my rankings and thoughts right … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider Girls basketball top-20: Preseason rankings
Led by a swarming defense, timely passing, a solid ground game, and superb special teams play, the Warriors won their first state playoff game in school history by defeating the Benet Redwings 20-18 and avenging their loss from a year ago.
It certainly wasn’t an upset win, but St. Patrick’s 25-23, 25-22 victory over Benet was…unconventional.
In a season full of inconsistencies a common theme may have finally emerged, and that is no team is safe in the class 4A state playoffs. Tuesday night’s action was no exception, as top seeded Montini and second seed Benet had to overcome late deficits in order to advance to the sectional finals.
After playing their worst game of the season in a loss to Geneva last Saturday, No. 2 Maine West dialed up their most complete performance thus far to roll through No. 3 Benet 55-37 and earn their 20th win on the season.
How about those Mighty Macs? After taking Mother McAuley out of the rankings three weeks ago they have gone on an absolute tear. This past week, McAuley beat three teams … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider’s girls basketball top-20: Week 7
Girls basketball rankings week 2