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 12/9
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Though it would have been completely understandable for Rolling Meadows to have felt fatigue after their first two matchups of the season, they brought the fight to Lake Zurich, opening the game on a 12-0 run before edging past the Bears 47-43 for their third win of the season.
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
Please enjoy the inaugural edition of the JNBA podcast with a little help from your truly. Hopefully this media player works a little bit better.
So I guess it’s basketball season again. Pretty much takes up half the year but that’s Illinois for you. Here are five of my thoughts from the girls basketball DePaul summer shootout.
Podcast for the week of 3/5
Girls basketball final rankings
In this episode we discuss: -I’ve apparently become the Maine West beat reporter -Girls super-sectionals and state predictions -Why 2A and 3A schools are rarely ranked -Boys regionals -“A Shot … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Podcast Ep. 24: London Calling
There’s really no shame in bowing out in sectionals. By most measures, winning a regional is the sign of a pretty successful season. Though that doesn’t make losing any easier, … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider’s girls basketball top-20: Sectionals
With their 57-46 win over Loyola, Maine West won their second consecutive sectional championship, something that hasn’t been done at the school since the 1992 and 1993 seasons.
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.
Time and time again, ranked teams have had head scratching losses, and top seeds have bowed without even winning a regional, but Maine West (29-1) and Loyola (25-5) have overcome those troubling odds to set up a much anticipated matchup between two top-10 teams.
Podcast for the week of 2/19