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1. North Scott (12-2, LW: 1)

The Lancers had their 12-game win streak snapped Tuesday with an overtime loss to Assumption on the road. North Scott is 7 of 32 from beyond the arc in the last two games. Still, North Scott can regain sole possession of the conference lead with a victory at Pleasant Valley.

Next up: Today at Pleasant Valley; Tuesday vs. Bettendorf

2. Pleasant Valley (12-1, LW: 2)

The Spartans led Burlington 39-3 at halftime Tuesday en route to a 70-27 victory. Carter Duwa had 18 points and Hunter Snyder chipped in 10. PV is 24 of 24 at the foul line in its last two road games. After Friday, PV heads on the road for three straight — West, North and Fort Madison.

Next up: Today vs. North Scott; Tuesday at Davenport West

3. Moline (16-4, LW: 3)

Undefeated in Big Six play, the Maroons expect to get tested tonight. Quincy has Aaron Shoot (13.1 ppg) back after not playing in Moline's 62-28 win in December. Quincy has won five straight and is 11-1 in its last 12. Drew Wiemers averages 10.5 points and 4.3 rebounds per game for Moline.

Next up: Today at Quincy; Saturday at Rantoul

4. Davenport North (10-4, LW: 5)

Coach Joe Ewen's team is 4-0 since senior guard Lacey Watson became eligible. The Wildcats play four of their next seven on the road, including trips to Muscatine, North Scott and Assumption. North has had at least three players tally double figures in the last four outings.

Next up: Today at Muscatine; Tuesday at Clinton

5. Rock Island (10-8, LW: NR)

The Rocks have won their last two Big Six games. Ben Ellis has been coming on recently, averaging 8.4 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. Rock Island is led by Randy Tucker's 15.6 ppg and JaMir Price's 13.8 ppg. Coach Thom Sigel's squad beat Galesburg by 12 points in early December.

Next up: Today vs. Galesburg; Saturday vs. Providence


Sports Editor

Prep sports editor, with emphasis on covering the Mississippi Athletic Conference and Iowa area high schools. I've been in sports journalism for 17 years, the last five at the Quad-City Times.