N-G boys' basketball Top 10: Feb. 12, 2019

N-G boys' basketball Top 10: Feb. 12, 2019

Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS again shuffles the bottom of his rankings after multiple area teams posted positive weeks:


1. Danville, 23-3 (1)

Vikings, winners of four in a row, learn postseason fate this week. Take on Peoria Richwoods and Manual next.

2. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, 24-2 (2)

Falcons needed overtime versus Eureka and St. Thomas More but prevailed both times, visit LeRoy tonight.

3. Cissna Park, 21-2 (3)

Timberwolves topped state-ranked Bloomington Central Catholic, host La Salette today and visit PBL after.

4. Judah Christian, 24-2 (4)

Tribe on fire rolling into East Central Illinois Conference Tournament action, having won its last 12 games.

5. Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin, 20-7 (6)

Blue Devils have captured last 11 tilts, close regular season with league foes Salt Fork and Armstrong-Potomac.

6. St. Joseph-Ogden, 18-8 (5)

Spartans narrowly fell to Peoria Quest, try to win outright conference title when hosting Bloomington CC soon.

7. Urbana, 15-13 (9)

Tigers pulled above .500 with wins over Mahomet-Seymour, Peoria and Rantoul, host Peoria Richwoods next.

8. Paxton-Buckley-Loda, 17-8 (10)

Panthers eclipsed Watseka and La Salette last week, host St. Joseph-Ogden and Cissna Park in two tough tests.

9. Champaign Central, 13-10 (—)

Maroons almost knocked off Danville, did defeat state-rated Teutopolis and host Kankakee in Wednesday tilt.

10. Villa Grove/Heritage, 20-7 (—)

Hawks vault into rankings with victories versus Tri-County and Hutsonville/Palestine, visit Cumberland next.