Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball

HS Boys Basketball: SJ-O vs. BCC

St. Joseph-Ogden vs. Bloomington Central Catholic in a prep basketball game at SJ-O High School in St. Joseph on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.

Boys' basketball statistical leaders: Feb. 14, 2019


Player, School FG FT TP AVG

Morris, STM 230 116 654 23.4

G. Coleman, M-S 172 122 509 20.4

Cowper, Centen 103 69 324 20.3

Reifsteck, BHRA 104 47 265 18.9

C. Ellis, Sulvn 143 59 373 18.7

Coulter, Judah 188 48 483 18.6

Lowry, AOC 184 124 538 18.6

T. Smith, Danvl 166 104 462 17.8

Wednesday's prep highlights: Maroons defend home court

CHAMPAIGN — Khailieo Terry poured in a game-high 30 points, accounting for more than half of his team’s offensive production, as the Champaign Central boys’ basketball team overcame an 11-point halftime deficit to knock off Kankakee, 53-51, in overtime on Wednesday night.

2018-19 prep basketball schedules and results


Nov. 20    vs. BHRA*            L 59-25        0-1

C-U likely to make another bid to host IHSA basketball tournament

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PEORIA — After losing out to Peoria in 2015, Champaign-Urbana will likely try again to bring back the boys' state high school basketball tournament it hosted for 77 years.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Judah keeps on rolling

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East Central Illinois Conference Tournament

GCMS, Danville boys both climb one spot in AP hoops polls

Cissna Park boys' basketball came close to regaining the No. 1 spot in Class 1A this week, while Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley and Danville both climbed a spot in their respective Associated Press polls.

The rankings, released Tuesday afternoon, continued to feature three area programs, with a fourth receiving votes.

Hilltoppers breeze to final

DECATUR — Through one quarter of Monday's Class 1A St. Teresa Sectional semifinal versus the host school, Schlarman girls' basketball faced a 13-all tie.

The Hilltoppers quickly took steps to ensure the game wasn't that close the rest of the night.

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.

Tigers push win streak to five with road victory against Eagles

RANTOUL — The late-season surge by the Urbana boys' basketball team continues. At just the right time, too.

The Tigers posted their fifth straight win with a 74-61 nonconference victory on Saturday afternoon at Rantoul.