Michael O’Brien’s Super 25 boys basketball rankings

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1. Stevenson (17-2) 1

Justin Smith earning rave reviews

2. St. Rita (15-2) 2

Charles Matthews challenging for POY

3. Simeon (18-2) 3

Another solid win over No. 8 Bogan

4. Hales (17-2) 5

Hosts No. 2 St. Rita on Friday

5. Morgan Park (13-5) 6

Looking for two more games to play

6. Lake Forest (18-1) 7

Beat Lakes, Lake Zurich

7. Hinsdale Central (17-2) 8

Stopped No. 9 St. Joseph without Matt Rafferty

8. Bogan (15-6) 9

Antonio Thomas is back

9. St. Joseph (15-4) 4

Talent is there, attitude is not

10. St. Charles East (16-2) 11

Bounced back from North Stars loss

11. Kenwood (14-5) 12

Downed DuSable, TEAM Englewood

12. Thornton (13-2) 14

Hosts Rich Central on Tuesday

13. Riverside-Brookfield (17-2) 10

Lost to Evanston

14. Geneva (17-2) 16

Eight-game winning streak

15. Hillcrest (14-4) 17

Bested No. 16 Rich South, Lemont

16. Rich South (11-4) 13

Stung Crete-Monee

17. Lyons (15-4) 19

Nice win over St. Viator

18. Orr (14-5) 18

Two big wins, lost to Marshall

19. Maine South (19-2) 20

New Trier rematch this week

20. Fenwick (13-5) 21

Survived Loyola

21. Neuqua Valley (18-3) 15

Lost to very good Normal team

22. De Paul (14-5) 22

Topped Mount Carmel, Nazareth

23. Thornwood (12-5) 23

Showdown with L-W West looms

24. Bolingbrook (10-5) NR

Talented and on a roll

25. Young (12-7) NR

Good win over West Aurora

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