CLASS 1A GIRLS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 19)

With the release of the initial RPI standings earlier in the week, a lot of attention has been placed upon this weekend's top match-ups, to see how the results impact those standings. A number of the teams in the top-10 of both the RPI and the CHSAA polls will be in some key contests.
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CLASS 2A BOYS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 19)

There are several important conference games on the 2A slate this week but the best matchup rankings wise is the non-conference meeting between Highland and Akron in Ault on Friday. The Huskies are #1 in the latest CHSAA polls with Akron checking in at #4. The outcome could greatly impact regional
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CLASS 1A BOYS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 19)

The big news this week centers around the release of the first set of RPI numbers by CHSAA. Much of the talk has been about how different those look when compared to the official rankings released earlier in the week. Every game played will provide additional data for the equation and RPI will chang

CLASS 2A GIRLS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 19)

With four teams listed in the top eight of the Class 2A RPI standings this week and another sitting 16th, each week through the rest of the season there will be at least one very important battle inside the Lower Platte. This week we have two as Haxtun heads to Wray and Yuma goes to Holyoke. Holyo [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL - CONSENSUS TOP 10

As we did with the boys’ division, Colorado Preps has also put together a consensus Top 10 for girls’ basketball. We used top ten rankings from Colorado Preps, CHSAA, MaxPreps, Erik Packard and RPI to rank teams across the state. Teams were given ten points for a first-place vote, nine for a secon [READ]

RADIO SHOWS FOR JAN 18TH ON-DEMAND

West Slope Weekly and Eastern Colorado Weekly aired this past Wednesday on radio stations in those two regions and if you missed a part of the program and would like to hear the show in it's entirety we provide an on-demand version. [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL - TOP 10 SCHEDULE (JAN 19)

#2 Antonito and #4 Kim/Branson are both in action tonight and both begin a stretch of three games in three days. The Trojans face a tradition rich program from New Mexico tonight and return to conference play the next two nights with key games against Sierra Grande and La Veta. The Mustangs tangle [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL - TOP 10 SCHEDULE (JAN 19)

Rocky Mountain Lutheran and Shining Mountain are two of the remaining unbeaten teams inside the 5280 league and they square off in an important game this evening. The winner will remain tied in first with Front Range Baptist and Denver Jewish Day at nights end. [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL CONSENSUS TOP 10

With various outlets producing polls each week, we thought it might be fun to tabulate points from all of them and come up with a consensus Top 10 ranking. We used top ten rankings from Colorado Preps, CHSAA, MaxPreps, Eric Packard and RPI and awarded ten points for a first-place vote, nine for sec [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL - TOP 10 SCOREBOARD (JAN 18)

The rugged Centennial conference again draws center state in the top ten ranks tonight as #5 Cherry Creek begins a brutal week by meeting #7 Eaglecrest. The Bruins, who also face #4 Grandview on Saturday, leads the conference by one game over the Raptors, Wolves and Smoky Hill. [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL - TOP 10 SCOREBOARD (JAN 18)

Evergreen and Golden share the Jeffco lead and will meet on Friday but the 2nd ranked Cougars and 5th ranked Demons are also in action tonight against conference opponents. On paper it appears Evergreen has the more difficult test as they host defending state champion Valor Christian while Golden w [READ]

CLASS 3A GIRLS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 18)

Keeping a share of first place in the Patriot league goes to the winner of Friday’s battle between Liberty Common and Resurrection Christian in Fort Collins. The visiting Cougars have been the surprise of the league race thus far as their 2-0 start has kept them in a first-place tie with traditiona [READ]

CLASS 3A BOYS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 18)

Four teams head into the weekend unbeaten in the Metro conference and sharing the league lead but only two will remain there after games on Friday. That’s when Manual goes to Kent Denver and Lutheran heads to Machebeuf. The four squads are a combined 10-0 in conference play with the winners stayin [READ]

THOUGHTS ON FIRST RPI GIRLS BASKETBALL STANDINGS

RPI standings for girls’ basketball were released earlier today by CHSAA. This is the first release of those numbers this year and of course there are differences between the CHSAA polls released on Monday and the RPI numbers announced today. We break it down. [READ]

THOUGHTS ON FIRST RPI BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS

RPI standings for boys’ basketball were released earlier today by CHSAA. This is the first release of those numbers this year but there are some discrepancies between the official CHSAA poll that was released on Monday and with the RPI numbers announced today. [READ]

CLASS 5A BOYS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18TH

RPI standings for Class 5A boys’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

CLASS 4A BOYS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18TH

RPI standings for Class 4A boys’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

CLASS 3A BOYS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18

RPI standings for Class 3A boys’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

CLASS 2A BOYS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18

RPI standings for Class 2A boys’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

CLASS 1A BOYS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18

RPI standings for Class 1A boys’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

CLASS 5A GIRLS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18TH

RPI standings for Class 5A girls’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

CLASS 4A GIRLS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18

RPI standings for Class 4A girls’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

CLASS 3A GIRLS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18

RPI standings for Class 3A girls’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

CLASS 2A GIRLS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18

RPI standings for Class 2A girls’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

CLASS 1A GIRLS - RPI STANDINGS - JAN 18

RPI standings for Class 1A girls’ basketball have been released by CHSAA. This is the first release of the season. [READ]

RPI STANDINGS RELEASED TODAY - HOW THEY WILL BE USED

The release of the first official Basketball RPI standings are due out today and they of course will cause quite a bit of discussion in all classes. Colorado Preps will post RPI standings for both boys and girls once they become available but first we’re looking ahead to what those standings will b [READ]

CLASS 4A GIRLS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 17)

The standings atop the Tri Valley conference sorted out a bit last week when Windsor picked up a win over Holy Family. The victory pushed the Wizards to the top of the conference by one game over the Tigers, Erie, and Mead. More games involving those four clubs are on tap this week so the sorting [READ]

CLASS 5A GIRLS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 17)

First place in the Centennial conference is up for grabs when top ranked Grandview plays host to 6th ranked Cherry Creek on Saturday. Both teams enter the week at 4-0 which is already two games better than any other league team. The Wolves go to Overland on Wednesday and the Bruins meet Eaglecrest [READ]

BOYS BASKETBALL - TOP 10 SCOREBOARD (JAN 17)

The newest member of the Class 4A rankings is Silver Creek as the Raptors entered the poll at number nine on Monday. But the Raptors need a win over Longmont this evening to stay within a game of the Northern conference lead. Silver Creek sits at 2-1 in early conference play with Longmont entering [READ]

GIRLS BASKETBALL - TOP 10 SCOREBOARD (JAN 17)

Keeping a share of first place in the Mile High conference and the possible top seed in the 2A district tournament is on the line as #6 Lyons plays host to #9 Highland this evening. The teams are a combined 18-3 overall and each sit at 3-0 and in a first-place tie with #5 Heritage Christian (1A) at [READ]

CHSAA GIRLS BASKETBALL RANKINGS - JAN. 16TH

CHSAA has released girls’ basketball rankings for the week. [READ]

CHSAA BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS - JAN. 16TH

CHSAA has released new boys basketball rankings for the week.  All five classes are available below. [READ]

CLASS 4A BOYS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 16)

You can’t turn around without running into an important Class 4A matchup this week. It’s particularly true in Jefferson County. Ask Evergreen’s Cougars. Coach Scott Haebe’s guys are staring at a couple back-to-back – they will be at Valor Christian on Wednesday, then home to welcome Golden on Frida [READ]

CLASS 5A BOYS BASKETBALL - WEEKLY UPDATE (JAN 16)

Call it a week for Cherry Creek. A big week. The Class 5A Bruins, atop the Centennial League, are heading into the end of the first go-round of the loop’s home-and-away series. At 4-0 in league, they will be at Eaglecrest on Wednesday, 7 p.m., then home against Grandview on Saturday in a tip-off at [READ]

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 5A GIRLS RANKINGS

The new Class 5A girls’ basketball rankings do not include a change in the top five and those clubs went unbeaten over the past week. But there are changes in the second five as three of five squads experienced at least one loss since the latest rankings. [READ]

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 4A GIRLS RANKINGS

Pueblo South has maintained top billing in Class 4A girls basketball and Mesa Ridge again checks in third but the two southern based teams are joined in top five by three members of the Jeffco. Evergreen and Golden remain solid at numbers two and four with D’Evelyn climbing one more spot into fifth [READ]

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 3A GIRLS RANKINGS

The top four teams from last week remain in the same order this week as St Mary’s, Sterling, Liberty Common, and Lamar continue to play good basketball. There are some slight changes behind the big four however. [READ]

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 2A GIRLS RANKINGS

In scoring a quality league victory at home over Soroco, Paonia was able to hold onto the top spot in latest 2A rankings from Colorado Preps. The Eagles used that win and another over Hayden the next night to reach ten wins without a loss. [READ]

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 1A GIRLS RANKINGS

We will have the same setup on girls’ basketball rankings as the boys as we’ll release one class at a time. Below is our top ten for the week in Class 1A with a list of top games for the week ahead. [READ]

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 5A BOYS RANKINGS

The biggest surprise in big school basketball over the past week occurred last Monday when Lakewood upset Denver East. That result caused the most shakeup in the 5A rankings as the Eagles slid from third to sixth. Cherry Creek bumped up one spot to third but Chatfield moved past Rock Canyon and in [READ]

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 4A BOYS RANKINGS

Nine of the top ten teams are the same from a week ago but only two squads are the same spot as last week. The major shakeup was caused by D’Evelyn’s win over Valor Christian last week. The Jaguars were unranked in the previous week but their win shoots them all the way to third this week. That r [READ]

COLORADO PREPS - CLASS 3A BOYS RANKINGS

A few small adjustments can be found in the Class 3A boys’ basketball rankings this week. Resurrection Christian maintains top billing for the second straight and Machebeuf is the lone new entry. The remaining teams experience a slight move up or down based on results from the past week. [READ]