Michael O’Brien’s Chicago-area Super 25 basketball rankings

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With record and last week’s ranking

1. Simeon (25-3) 1

Dominant season

2. Orr (24-4) 2

Class 2A favorites

3. Curie (23-4) 3

Dajuan Gordon can play

4. Young (22-7) 4

Real threat in 4A

5. Morgan Park (18-9) 5

Ayo Dosunmu is healthy

6. Evanston (21-5) 8

CSL South is strong

7. Benet (23-4) 11

Beat Carmel, Marian Cath.

8. Hillcrest (21-5) 9

Legit contender in 3A

9. West Aurora (21-4) 13

Beat East Aurora

10. Marist (24-4) 14

Favorites in regional

11. New Trier (22-5) 7

Lost momentum last week

12. Marian Catholic (20-5) 10

Lost to Benet

13. Naperville North (24-2) 12

Chris Johnson is tough

14. DePaul Prep (21-6) 15

Solid chance in 3A

15. Fenwick (19-7) 16

Both Proviso’s loom

16. Oak Park (22-5) 17

Beat Hinsdale South

17. St. Viator (23-5) 18

Face Rolling Meadows Wed.

18. Maine South (21-7) 19

Real contender at Maine East

19. Niles North (24-4) 23

Beat New Trier

20. Homewood-Flossmoor (19-6) 20

Vikings are growing up

21. Bogan (18-8) 21

Young and hungry

22. Uplift (18-9) 22

Survived Northridge

23. Hinsdale South (20-6) 24

Zion Griffin leads playoff charge

24. Bolingbrook (19-6) 25

Plenty of playoff experience

25. Joliet Central (21-5) NR

Steelmen are solid

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