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

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Benet Academy’s Kendrick Tchoua (25) scores over Stevenson’s Robert Holmes (23) in their 63-59 win in Lisle, Saturday, February 16, 2019. | Kevin Tanaka/For the Sun Times

With record and last week’s ranking

1. Curie (29-1) 1

Top seed at Proviso West

2. Morgan Park (26-4) 2

Class 3A favorite

3. Simeon (16-14) 3

Tough regional at Brother Rice

4. Young (22-7) 4

Hosts loaded regional

5. Bogan (24-3) 5

Can Bengals reach Peoria?

6. Evanston (26-4) 6

Hosts 4A regional

7. Bloom (24-3) 7

Returning to form

8. Orr (21-11) 8

Won Class 2A regional

9. Lincoln Park (22-7) 9

Romelle Howard adds a boost

10. Geneva (28-1) 11

Favorites in Bartlett Sectional

11. Marian Catholic (25-4) 13

East Suburban Catholic champs

12. Bolingbrook (19-7) 10

Rested starters in L-W East loss

13. St. Viator (23-6) 12

Lost to Benet

14. Homewood-Flossmoor (20-7) 14

Threat at Eisenhower

15. Farragut (17-7) 15

Top seed at North Lawndale

16. Providence-St. Mel 25-6 17

Class 1A state title favorites

17. York (27-4) 19

Beat Downers Grove South

18. Waukegan (25-5) 20

Co-North Suburban champs

19. St. Laurence (25-5) 21

Tough sectional challenge

20. Benet (23-7) 23

Beat St. Viator

21. Stevenson (23-5) 18

Lost to Lake Forest

22. Oak Park (17-9) 16

Lost to Proviso East

23. Maine South (22-9) 24

Dominated Vernon Hills

24. Kankakee (21-6) 25

Beat Rich Central, South Shore

25. Proviso East (23-8) NR

Beat Oak Park

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