Boys Basketball

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Althoff and CBC battle right to the buzzer

The Christian Brothers College High School Cadets (CBC) defeated the Belleville Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders 62-60 in an IHSA and MSHSAA boys basketball game played in Belleville, IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.

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A mother’s message inspires Central Cougars senior

Breese Central High School Cougars senior high school basketball and baseball player Jack Strieker uses a note from his mother, Alicia Strieker, for motivation after dealing with her long illness and recent death from cancer. Strieker and the Cougars, based in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, begin the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) basketball playoffs next week as the top seed at the Class 3A Civic Memorial Regional.

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There’s a new No. 1 basketball team in Class 4A

The Edwardsville High School Tigers were first in the new Associated Press boys high school basketball state rankings that came out Tuesday. Edwardsville, located in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, is also 22nd in the nation in USA Today’s Super 25 poll and 23rd in the country in the MaxPreps national poll.

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Okawville stays No. 1 all season, tops final BND small-school poll

Edwardsville High School Tigers, East St. Louis Senior High School Flyers, Belleville West High School Maroons, Belleville East High School Lancers and Cahokia High School Comanches hold down the top spots of the Belleville News-Democrat southern Illinois high school boys basketball large school poll. Okawville High School Rockets, Gibault Catholic High School Hawks, Carlyle High School Indians, Nashville High School Hornets, and Wesclin High School Warriors top the final BND small school rankings of southern Illinois metro-east area coaches near St. Louis, MO.

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Which area team will make a run in the Class 2A playoffs?

The Gibault Catholic High School Hawks, Marquette Catholic High School Explorers, Carlyle High School Indians, Wesclin High School Warriors and Nashville High School Hornets are among the southern Illinois teams near St. Louis, MO, hoping to make a long run in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) boys high school basketball playoffs.

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This could be the year for deep playoff run by Okawville Rockets

The Okawville High School Rockets, ranked second among boys high school basketball teams in Illinois, hope to make a deep run in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 1A state playoffs. They open play this week led by University of Evansville recruit Noah Frederking at the Class 1A Valmeyer Regional in Valmeyer, IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.

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Althoff basketball senior talks about win over Marion

The Belleville IL Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders boys basketball team defeated the Marion IL High School Wildcats boys basketball team in an Illinois High School Association boys basketball team in Southern Illinois, near St. Louis, MO. Marvin Bateman drained five first-quarter 3-pointers to ignite the fuse that carried the Crusaders to victory.

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Senior leads Collinsville basketball to win at Belleville East

The Collinsville, IL, High School Kahoks boys basketball team defeated the Belleville, IL, Township High School East Lancers in Southern Illinois high school boys basketball action. Senior Austin Knight scored a season high 21 points and was one of five Kahoks players in double figures.
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Senior leads Collinsville basketball to win at Belleville East 1:33

Senior leads Collinsville basketball to win at Belleville East

Edwardsville basketball coach talks win over O'Fallon 2:19

Edwardsville basketball coach talks win over O'Fallon

Althoff basketball senior talks about win over Marion 1:10

Althoff basketball senior talks about win over Marion

Triad names gymnasium after former basketball coach 1:20

Triad names gymnasium after former basketball coach