Posted On: 08/27/20 7:31 PM

Looking ahead to the 2020-21 season, Prep Hoops Wisconsin breaks down the race in the Big Eight Conference...

 

PRESEASON PREDICTIONS

1.  Sun Prairie

2.  Janesville Craig

3.  Madison  La Follette

4. Madison Memorial

5. Madison East

6.  Janesville Parker

7.  Madison West

8. Verona

9.  Middleton

10. Beloit Memorial

 

THE FAVORITE - SUN PRAIRIE

Not sure there really is a favorite. The Big Eight looks wide open and 1  through 5 all have a valid case.  Sun Prairie loses a ton from last season, but so does pretty much everybody else. The Cardinals also have arguably the biggest breakout player in the league in Ben OlsonBenOlson6'3" | SFSun Prairie | 2022StateWI.  Consistently a top contender in the Big Eight, Sun Prairie will find a way to be in the hunt come March. 

TOP CHALLENGER -  JANESVILLE CRAIG

Thought Janesville Craig was quietly one of the best teams in Southern Wisconsin that people weren’t talking about last season. The Cougars finished fifth in a very deep league. They took regular season champion La Follette down to the wire twice, had a win over Sun Prairie, and lost three other league games by one possession. That said, Craig wasn’t that far from being 

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