The Northfield Raiders boys basketball team is ranked #7 in the Minnesota Basketball News Class 3A Top 20.  The latest rankings still have DeLaSalle #1 in 3A even though #2 ranked Waseca is still undefeated.  Austin is #4, Mankato East #5 and Winona #18.  That makes four Big 9 Conference teams in the top 18 in the state in Class 3A.

Minneota has been #1 all season in Class 1A.  The unbeaten Vikings and unbeaten BOLD are #1 and #2 with undefeated Cass Lake-Bena #3.  Southeastern Minnesota is well represented with #8 Spring Grove, #10 Randolph, #12 Waterville-Elysian-Morristown, #14 Rushford-Peterson, #15 Hayfield, #16 Grand Meadow and #20 Mayer Lutheran.

Minnehaha Academy has held the top spot in Class 2A all season with Minneapolis North holding down the #2 spot.  Minnesota River team Jordan is #5.  Lake City is #7 and Caledonia #10.

In Class 4A Hopkins has the top spot with Prior Lake #2.  Lakeville North is #5 and Shakopee #6.  Three South Suburban teams in the top 6 in the largest schools class in the state.

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