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Power Rankings 1/25/12 (South Dakota Girls)

I've got no hard empirical evidence to back it up, but I have a hunch that there is no top team in the state right now. There is actually four teams that are all very good and can be the best on any given night. The top four teams in my power rankings have each at times looked like the best team in the state and have also looked beatable. Mitchell...
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Bison vs. Jacks

Off to Fargo this weekend for SDSU at NDSU in college hoops!  We have the women on TV on Friday night at 7:00.  (No TV for the men on Saturday, BUT we will have them on when they play in Brookings on Feb. 15th.) The women's game should be good, though... SDSU is on top of the Summit League at 7-1. NDSU is sixth right now at 4-4, but the...
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Power Rankings 1/18/12 (North Dakota Boys)

Bismarck's Dexter Werner keeps pushing the envelope. He tallied a season high 35 points last week against Dickinson. Bismarck continues as the team to beat in Class A. But Grand Forks Red River hasn't lost a game yet and quietly comes in at number two. Red River's trio of Mack Arvidson, Mac Kroeplin and John Hoplin have each taken their turn...
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Power Rankings 1/18/12 (South Dakota Boys)

Class AA continues to be a mystery. O'Gorman lost to a South Dakota team for the first time in 47 games on Tuesday when Tanner Odergaard and Brookings took them down. Honestly, most people thought that would have happened a month or so ago. O'Gorman continues to be one of the surprises in AA. Watertown has been a surprise as well, they beat Pierre...
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Power Rankings 1/18/12 (North Dakota Girls)

There has been a lot of quality girls basketball as we approach the second half of the season. West Fargo continues to be the most balanced team in the state with Century close behind. Fargo Shanley has a chance to avenge an early season loss to West Fargo next Tuesday at home. Rachel Weir continues her impressive play for Shanley. ND Girls...
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Power Rankings 1/18/12 (South Dakota Girls)

Yankton welcomed back Mikayla Hora as they won a key game against Roosevelt to reappear in the power rankings. Hora scored 19 points in her first full game back. The Gazelle's trio of Emily Fedders, Mikayla Hora and Chloe Cornemann pose a real threat as they finish the rest of this season. Look for some noise from Yankton this year. SD Girls ...
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