Chicago Consensus Basketball Rankings

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We’re going to try something new here at the blog. Every week (hopefully Monday) I will take a look at all the major rankings in the Chicago area (Sun-Times, Tribune, ESPN Chicago, City/Suburban Hoops Report) add things up and determine the consensus rankings.

Here’s a look at the preseason. Only 14 teams were ranked by all four publications:

1. Simeon (4)

2. Warren (10)

3. Young (11)

4. Proviso East (15)

5. Curie (23)

6. De La Salle (27)

7. Downers South (29)

8. Homewood-Flossmoor (29)

9. St. Rita (40)

10. Morgan Park (48)

11. New Trier (52)

12. Crane (52)

13. Hyde Park (60)

14. Andrew (66)

The following teams were ranked by at least three publications:

15. Farragut (35) unranked by Hoops Report

16. Crete-Monee (41) unranked by Tribune

17. Hillcrest (50) unranked by ESPN Chicago

18. Oak Park (54) unranked by Tribune

19. Elgin (60) unranked by ESPN Chicago

20. Bloom (64) unranked by Sun-Times

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