Michael O’Brien’s Super 25 basketball rankings

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With record and last week’s ranking

1. Simeon (28-3) 1

ISU Super is tough

2. Morgan Park (26-3) 3

Cruising in playoffs

3. Curie (25-5) 5

First ever sectional title

4. St. Joseph (24-8) 11

Beat Fenwick

5. Benet (29-3) 9

One win from state

6. Notre Dame (25-6) 18

Peaking at right time

7. Joliet West (21-9) 23

Can they beat Benet again?

8. Conant (23-6) NR

Young team, bright future

9. Lincoln-Way West (20-9) NR

Big underdogs vs. Morgan Park

10. Kenwood (22-5) 4

Very successful season

11. Fenwick (28-3) 2

Shocked by St. Joseph

12. Marian Catholic (23-6) 8

Made huge strides

13. Bogan (20-8) 6

Lost to Morgan Park again

14. North Lawndale (22-8) 7

Lost to St. Joseph

15. Thornton (25-4) 10

Big first-year for Streets

16. Deerfield (28-4) 16

Surpassed all expectations

17. Vocational (21-9) 13

Red-South is so tough

18. Young (19-9) 14

Lots coming back

19. Evanston (23-5) 16

Eastern has another shot

20. Stevenson (24-7) 19

Lost to Deerfield

21. Mount Carmel (24-8) 22

Very solid season

22. Hillcrest (22-6) 17

Plenty of young talent

23. Proviso East (18-9) NR

Next year should be calmer

24. Homewood-Flossmoor (22-6) NR

Very good junior class

25. Glenbard West (25-4) 21

What a fun season

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