The Upstate Eight River has been one of the most fun conferences to track this season with four teams with a chance at taking top honors.
Besides the state playoffs, holiday tournaments are probably the best time of the year in Illinois high school basketball.
THE SCORE: Neuqua Valley 52, West Aurora 47
Over the last few weeks we've slowly unveiled the preseason top 25 for the CSN Preps Power Rankings for the upcoming 2014-15 boys basketball season.
2013-14 record: 28-5 (9-0): Won the Public League Red-West. Won the Class 4A state championship with a 46-44 win over Benet.