Alton still No. 1 in BND rankings; Central grabs top small-school spot

News-DemocratJanuary 27, 2014 

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. Alton (6) 17-2

2. Edwardsville (1) 16-1

3. Belleville East 13-5

4. Althoff 14-5

5. O'Fallon 11-8

Also receiving votes: East St. Louis (12-5), Cahokia (14-7), Collinsville (8-11), Waterloo (12-5)

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. Central (7) 14-4

2. Mater Dei 15-6

3. Gibault 15-4

4. Madison 9-4

5. Okawville 13-6

Also receiving votes: Carlyle (13-7), Nashville (15-6), Wesclin (7-12), Roxana (12-8), Sparta (12-9)

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