Posted On: 02/26/20 6:00 PM

The Playoffs are right around the corner. With small-school section tournaments set to begin in the next few weeks, it’s time to turn our attention to the postseason.

Section 5AA is one of the best in the state, as Minneapolis North has been consistently among the five best teams in the state since it moved up. Teams like Rockford, Brooklyn Center and several others have gone through ebbs and flows, always creating a section with a great deal of competition.

Here’s a look at Section 5AA

Favorite: Minneapolis North

The Polars play one of the toughest schedules in the state and while it means their record isn’t as gaudy as some of the other title contenders, they are capable of winning multiple games in the state tournament. North is young and doesn’t have the same kind of depth it’s had in recent years, but at the top, Davon Townley and Willie Wilson give them two advantages on the floor. Townley is a force inside, routinely delivering double-doubles in the post while improving defensively over the course of the last two years. Wilson has taken on a feature role on the offensive

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