West vs. Lincoln

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Lincoln

Records: Normal West 21-6; Lincoln 23-5

FYI: Normal West, ranked sixth in Class 4A, is coming off a 76-64 win Tuesday at Class 3A No. 9 Champaign Central ... The Wildcats tied for second in the Big 12 Conference at 8-2, a game behind champion Danville ... West received five 3-pointers and 24 points from junior guard Nate Duckworth at Champaign ... Six-nine junior Francis Okoro tops the Wildcats in scoring (15.8 ppg) and rebounding (11.8) ... Lincoln won the Apollo Conference title in its first year in the league ... Among the Railsplitters' nonconference wins is a 53-45 victory at 4A No. 8 Bloomington last week ... Six-two senior Isaiah Bowers leads Lincoln in scoring (14.4), rebounding (4.1) and steals (91).

U High vs. Southeast

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday 

Where: Springfield

Records: University High 11-17, 7-10 in Central State Eight; Springfield Southeast 22-3, 15-2

FYI: U High will try to bounce back after losing Tuesday on a halfcourt buzzer beater at Chatham Glenwood ... The Pioneers led Class 3A No. 2-ranked Southeast in the third quarter of a Feb. 2 game at Normal before falling, 60-49 ... Senior forward Mark Widdel led U High with 16 points and nine rebounds ... Southeast was without point guard Terrion Murdix, who missed eight games with a broken thumb ... Murdix returned Tuesday and had 21 points in a 72-51 win over 3A No. 4-ranked Springfield Lanphier ... Southeast and Lanphier enter Friday's final league games tied for the Central State Eight lead ... Lanphier is at home vs. Chatham Glenwood.

— Compiled by Randy Kindred

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