ICGSA POLL (4 CLASSES): 1st
IBCA POLL (1 CLASS): 2nd
Defending Class 4A state champion Columbus North making third state finals appearance in five seasons.
Bull Dogs have won eight straight games since suffering their only loss of the season, a 61-57 setback at Class 3A state finalist Heritage Christian on Jan. 19.
Rematch of regular-season meeting when North defeated Penn 67-52 in the championship game of the Columbus North Invitational on Dec. 30.
Defeated No. 5 Roncalli 55-48 to win its second straight semistate title on Feb. 20.
One of three returning state champions from last year’s state finals, joining Class 2A Lafayette Central Catholic and Class 3A Heritage Christian.
Team is coached by sixth-year leader Pat McKee (145-17) who is a former sports editor with the Indianapolis Star. The winner of numerous professional awards, he was inducted into the Indiana basketball Hall of Fame in 2008 and the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 2009.
Champions of Conference Indiana with a 7-0 record this season.