Mark Miller of the Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook and WisSports.net checks in at the halfway point of the boys basketball regular season, with previews of upcoming showcases and events before the playoffs begin in February.
Coming up this weekend are two big events. The Badger Challenge will have three state ranked teams from Division 2 and Division 3 as the Badger North faces the Badger South at Edgewood. Meanwhile, the Chekouras Classic will include a number of southeastern Wisconsin teams in the annual showcase. Coming up in February will be the WBY Border Battles with Minnesota and Illinois.
Some of the teams that have impressed in the first half of the season include La Follette, ranked #1 in D1.