The latest Minnesota Basketball News rankings list 5 Big Nine Conference schools among the state's elite in Class 4A and 3A.

Owatonna is #14 in the biggest schools class.  In Class 3A Mankato West #6, Austin #7, Mankato East #10 and Red Wing #19.

The Gopher Conference has two teams listed.  Hayfield is #1 in Class 1A, Maple River is #7 in Class 2A.

Hiawatha Valley League conference has 3 schools listed.  Stewartville is #20 in Class 3A while Lake City is #15, Rochester Lourdes #20 in Class 2A.

Four South Suburban Conference teams are listed among the best teams in Class 4A.

The complete Minnesota Basketball News polls are listed below.

Class 4A

1. Wayzata
2. Park Center
3. Cretin-Derham Hall
4. Shakopee
5. East Ridge
6. Eastview
7. Hopkins
8. Lakeville North
9. Mounds View
10.Park
11.Robbinsdale Cooper
12.Edina
13.Rosemount
14.Owatonna
15.Osseo
16.Minnetonka
17.Andover
18.Eden Prairie
19.Chaska
20 Brainerd

Class 3A

1.Totino-Grace
2. DeLaSalle
3. South St. Paul
4. Alexandria
5. Columbia Heights
6. Mankato West
7. Austin
8. Princeton
9. Benilde-St. Margaret's
10.Mankato East
11.Richfield
12.St. Paul Johnson
13.Minneapolis Edison
14.Hutchinson
15.Mound-Westonka
16.Marshall
17.Delano
18.Mahtomedi
19.Red Wing
20.Stewartville

Class 2A

1. Minnehaha Academy
2. Caledonia
3. Minneapolis North
4. Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta
5. Blake
6. Annandale
7. Maple River
8. Moose Lake-Willow River
9. Pequot Lakes
10.Albany
11.Cloquet
12.Rockford
13.Fergus Falls
14.Jackson County Central
15.Lake City
16. Luverne
17. Maranatha Christian
18. Southwest Christian
19. Milaca
20. Rochester Lourdes

Class 1A

1. Hayfield
2. Sleepy Eye St. Mary's
3. Central MN Christian
4. Mahnomen-Waubun
5. Fertile-Beltrami
6. Mayer Lutheran
7. Cass Lake Bena
8. New York Mills
9. Martin County West
10.Hancock
11.Ashby
12.Nevis
13.Mankato Loyola
14. Southwest MN Christian
15. Spring Grove
16.Cherry
17.Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa
18. North Woods
19. Sacred Heart
20. Mountain Iron-Buhl

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