With Manual falling to Peoria 67-63 last week, it opened up a spot in the POWERADE state rankings. Previously No. 7, Manual dropped out and Lanphier now checks in at No. 9. Lanphier senior guard Everett Clemons dropped 20 points in the Lions' 62-54 win over Sacred Heart-Griffin.
POWERADE State Basketball Rankings
Simeon (18-1) — Last week: No. 1
Proviso East (16-0) — Last week: No. 2
Curie (17-1) — Last week: No. 5