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Boys basketball Top 10: 8 teams change positions in chaotic poll

Jan. 9—Musical chairs has nothing on these rankings.

Musical chairs has nothing on these rankings.

The chaos of this season's Star-Advertiser Boys Basketball Top 10 continued this week, as eight teams changed locations.

Saint Louis returned to the top spot, replacing a Maryknoll squad that lost to Punahou and unranked Mid-Pacific to begin ILH play 0-2.

Saint Louis (16-2, 2-0 ) posted wins over 'Iolani, 43-37, and Kamehameha, 66-33.

The Crusaders were not a unanimous pick by coaches and media, collecting 14 of 16 first-place votes.

Punahou moved up two notches to No. 2 following wins over Maryknoll (47-37 ) and 'Iolani (55-35 ). The Buffanblu scooped up one first-place vote. Their schedule this week includes Kamehameha today, a road battle at Saint Louis on Thursday and Mid-Pacific on Saturday.

Kailua, which also received a first-place vote, remained at No. 3, while Mililani moved up to No. 4. The Trojans pulled out a 47-42 win over dangerous Nanakuli, then overwhelmed Aiea 80-53.

After five weeks atop the rankings, Maryknoll dropped to No. 5. The Spartans' slate : 'Iolani today, Kamehameha on Thursday, at Saint Louis on Saturday.