Michael O’Brien’s Super 25 high school basketball rankings for March 7, 2021

The biggest shakeup of the season so far, including a new team on top.

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Young’s AJ Casey (20) dunks against Mount Carmel.

Young’s AJ Casey (20) dunks against Mount Carmel.

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Super 25 new additions

New Trier: The Trevians split with Evanston this weekend, but might wind up helping their rival out on Monday if they beat Glenbrook South.

Lemont: Freshman Nojus Indrusaitis is drawing raves and it’s possible I’ve been sleeping on the Indians for a little too long.

Lake Forest: The Scouts are very talented and have put together an excellent season, only losing to Mundelein and at St. Patrick.

Waubonsie Valley: Loyola recruit Ben Schwieger and the Warriors knocked off Bolingbrook and Metea Valley last week.

Dropping out

Bolingbrook (8-4): Coach Rob Brost’s youngish group lost to Lockport and Waubonsie Valley last week.

Barrington (9-2): It’s been a really solid season for Barrington, but the Broncos fall out after losing to Palatine in overtime.

North Lawndale (1-1): This one is a little tricky. The Phoenix actually went 1-0 this week, beating a good Lincoln Park team. But the team didn’t play its next two games and the season appears to be on hold or canceled.

Richards (8-2): The Bulldogs drop out after losses to Oak Forest and Lemont.

With record and last week’s ranking

1. Young (11-0) 2
Earned the top spot

2. Simeon (4-0) 1
Just not enough wins yet

3. Mundelein (13-1) 3
Unbeaten at full strength

4. Curie (3-1) 7
Nick Owens is back

5. Glenbrook South (14-1) 9
Huge game at New Trier Monday

6. Hillcrest (10-0) 8
Could finish undefeated

7. Glenbard West (13-0) 10
Will be missed this weekend

8. Rolling Meadows (12-0) 11
Showdown with Hersey Tuesday

9. Brother Rice (11-0) 13
The season’s biggest surprise

10. DeKalb (16-0) 12
At Neuqua Valley Monday

11. Evanston (13-2) 6
Lost to New Trier

12. Notre Dame (13-2) 4
Lost to St. Viator

13. Fenwick (11-2) 16
Knocked off DePaul Prep

14. Kankakee (9-0) 15
Hosts Thornton Tuesday

15. Kenwood (6-2) 17
Gave Simeon a battle

16. Hersey (12-2) 19
Can Huskies beat Meadows?

17. Clark (4-1) 22
Hosts Farragut Wednesday

18. Corliss (8-1) 18
Four more games this week

19. DePaul Prep (8-2) 5
Lost at Fenwick

20. New Trier (9-2) NR
Could play spoiler Monday

21. St. Patrick (8-2) 23
Could be dangerous at home

22. Homewood-Flossmoor (8-2) 14
Hosts Simeon on Tuesday

23. Lemont (9-1) NR
Young squad earning raves

24. Lake Forest (11-2) NR
Scouts are back already

25. Waubonsie Valley (10-3) NR
Hosts Neuqua Tuesday

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