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CSN Preps contributor Edgy Tim previews this week's IHSA State Finals matchups leading up to Saturday's edition of High School Lites on Comcast SportsNet.
With the preps hoops season bearing down on Illinois, CSNChicago.com Insider Scott Phillips runs down the Preseason All-Area Boys Basketball Team.
The state's best teams will meet in the state finals this weekend in Champaign. While you watch the game, here are some names to remember, ones that are generating plenty of recruiting interest.

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Preps Football Power Rankings

 

1. Stevenson 13-0 (1)

 

2. Providence Catholic 12-1 (4)

 

3. Cary-Grove 13-0 (3)

 

4. Homewood-Flossmoor 11-2 (6)

 

5. Nazareth Academy 13-0 (5)

 

6. Glenbard West 12-1 (2)

 

7. Montini Catholic 10-3 (10)

 

8. Lemont 13-0 (9)

 

9. Simeon 11-2 (8)

 

10. Mount Carmel 8-5 (7)

 

11. Lincoln-Way East 10-2 (11)

 

12. Naperville Central 9-3 (12)

 

13. Geneva 10-2 (13)

 

14. Bolingbrook 8-4 (14)

 

15. Loyola Academy 10-3 (15)

 

16. Barrington 10-2 (16)

 

17. Phillips 12-1 (21)

 

18. Libertyville 9-4 (17)

 

19. St. Francis 10-3 (18)

 

20. Richards 10-2 (19)

 

21. Maine South 10-1 (20)

 

22. New Trier 10-2 (22)

 

23. Hinsdale Central 8-3 (23)

 

24. St. Rita 7-5 (24)

 

25. Oswego 9-2  (25)

 

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CSN Preseason Hoops Rankings

 

1. Stevenson

 

2. Simeon

 

3. Morgan Park

 

4. St. Rita

 

5. St. Joseph

 

6. Bogan

 

7. Whitney Young

 

8. Kenwood

 

9. Geneva

 

10. De La Salle 

 

11. Zion-Benton

 

12. Lake Forest

 

13. Fenwick

 

14. Plainfield East

 

15. Uplift

 

16. Evanston

 

17. Hyde Park

 

18. Morton

 

19. Proviso East

 

20. Hinsdale Central

 

21. Bolingbrook

 

22. Maine South

 

23. Hillcrest

 

24. Curie

 

25. Vocational