Posted On: 01/15/19 12:57 PM

We’re at the halfway point of the 2018-19 season. Prep Hoops Wisconsin takes a closer look at some of the more intriguing conference title races, continuing with the Big Eight…

 

CURRENT STANDINGS

1. Madison East 10-0

2. Madison Memorial  8-2

3. Madison La Follette 8-2

4. Sun Prairie 6-4

5. Middleton 5-5

6. Janesville Craig 4-6

7. Madison West 3-7

7. Verona 3-7

9. Beloit Memorial 2-8

10. Janesville Parker 1-9

 

BREAKING DOWN THE RACE

Madison East has a two-game lead over both Memorial and La Follette -- the two preseason favorites. However, the middle of the conference is just as intriguing. Middleton, Sun Prairie, and Craig may be out of the title discussion but could play spoiler to the top three teams while also jockeying for position to finish in the top four.

 

SURPRISE TEAM

We had Madison East finishing in the top four, but they've without a doubt exceeded all expectations. The Purgolders are 14-0 overall and have already bested Memorial and La Follette in the first meetings. While East did win 19 games last season, the losses of Keshawn Justice and

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