Sussex Hamilton remains undefeated and on top of the WisSports.net Division 1 Boys Basketball Coaches Poll, which resumes after a one week hiatus due to the holiday break. The Big Eight now occupies the next two spots, as Sun Prairie is second, followed by Madison La Follette. The third-ranked Lancers knocked off the Lancers of Brookfield Central at the WBY Shootout, causing Central to fall from second to fourth this week. Milwaukee King is off to an unblemished 8-0 start and move into a tie for tenth in the new rankings.
La Crosse Central continues to lead the way in the Division 2 Coaches Poll, with Mississippi Valley Conference rival Onalaska still at number two. There is still a week-and-a-half before the first of (at least) two matchups between the teams. Unbeaten Reedsburg moves up to fourth, while Grafton enters the rankings at number ten this week.
Racine St. Catherine's is a unanimous selection atop the Division 3 Coaches Poll, with East Troy, Oostburg, Wrightstown, and Dominican nearly unanimous in spots two through five. Several teams towards the bottom of the previous poll suffered losses, though Lake Country Lutheran and Martin Luther remained in the rankings. Freedom enters at number ten.
Cuba City remains unbeaten and atop the Division 4 rankings in a big way. SWAL rivals Darlington and Fennimore, who play each other tonight, are third and fourth. Stratford is second, while Milwaukee Academy of Science moves back into the top five at number five. Roncalli makes a big move from unranked to seventh after a holiday break that featured wins over Sheboygan North, Oshkosh North, and Lourdes Academy.
Sheboygan Lutheran scored impressive wins over Lake Country Lutheran and Edgerton at the WBY Shootout to keep a stranglehold on the top spot in Division 5. Wauzeka-Steuben was hammered by Belleville at the Platteville Jamboree and drops from second to sixth this week. Monticello moves up a couple spots from seventh to fifth.