Edwardsville, Gibault hold No. 1 spots in BND basketball rankings

News-DemocratJanuary 6, 2014 

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DARRON CUMMINGS — AP

Large-School Boys Basketball Rankings (Class 3A-4A)

Rankings for metro-east teams; voting by area coaches and News-Democrat staff (first-place votes in parentheses):

Rank Team W-L

1. Edwardsville (7) 12-0

2. Alton 10-1

3. Cahokia 9-4

4. Althoff 8-4

5. East St. Louis 10-4

Also receiving votes: Belleville East (7-5), O'Fallon (7-6), Waterloo (5-5)

Small-School Boys Basketball Rankings (Class 1A-2A)

Rankings for metro-east teams; voting by area coaches and News-Democrat staff (first-place votes in parentheses):

Rank Team W-L

1. Gibault (3) 11-1

2. Madison (3) 8-2

3. Okawville 8-3

4. Central 8-4

5. Mater Dei (1) 7-6

Also receiving votes: Nashville (9-5), Carlyle (7-4), Wesclin (6-5), Sparta (8-7), Roxana (9-5); New Athens (5-5)

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