Michael O’Brien’s Super 25 boys basketball rankings

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With record, last week’s ranking

1. Stevenson (14-1) 1

Dominated Lake Zurich

2. St. Rita (11-2) 3

Beat Chaminade (Mo.)

3. Simeon (13-1) 4

Destroyed Bogan

4. Lake Forest (16-0) 7

Can Scouts down Stevenson?

5. St. Joseph (13-3) 2

Lost to DePaul Prep, beat Kenwood

6. Hales (15-2) 6

11-game winning streak ends

7. St. Charles East (14-1) 8

Won 12 consecutive

8. Morgan Park (10-4) 5

Showdown at Simeon Tuesday

9. Hinsdale Central (13-2) 10

Matt Rafferty still uncommitted

10. Riverside-Brookfield (15-1) 12

Cruised through the week

11. Bogan (12-4) 9

Lost to Simeon, Wasatch (Utah)

12. Kenwood (10-4) 13

Beat Dunbar, lost to St. Joseph

13. Hillcrest (10-3) 14

Taylor Adway stepping up

14. Lake Zurich (13-3) 16

Couldn’t challenge Stevenson

15. Rich South (8-3) 18

Had the week off, plenty to prove

16. Neuqua Valley (14-1) 25

Beat talented Bolingbrook squad

17. Thornton (10-2) 19

Beat Lincoln-Way West

18. Lyons (12-4) 20

Harrison Niego can play

19. Maine South (12-2) 21

Solid wins over Niles West, Taft

20. Geneva (11-2) NR

Pace Temple is back

21. St. Ignatius (11-3) NR

Beat Fenwick, St. Laurence

22. Fenwick (11-4) NR

Beat Benet, lost to Iggy

23. DePaul (11-5) NR

Huge win over St. Joseph

24. Bartlett (12-3) NR

Ryan DiCanio can score

25. Notre Dame (11-3) 24

Need a signature win

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