Other receiving votes: Kewanee 11, Monticello 9, Quincy Notre Dame 9, Sterling Newman 7, Rockford Christian 6, Mt. Carmel 4, Leo 4, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 3, Seton Academy 2, DePaul College Prep 2, Pleasant Plains 1, Eldorado 1.

According to an Illinois High School Boys Basketball Associated Press panel of sportswriters, Seton Acadmey was worthy of 2 votes.  That’s pretty good since they closed after the last school year.

In the past many coaches, players, fans and families questioned the validity of polls like these, they might all have a good reason for concern.  It’s only fitting this happened in Illinois.