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Pope County Basketball

Mascot
Pirates
Team
Varsity 2018-19
Colors
Maroon, White
Coach
Jim Simmons
Address
Sr 146 W, Golconda, IL 62938
Overall
19-12
Conference
6-4
National Rank
14117
State (IL) Rank
551
  1. Updates From This Month
  2. Rankings Update

    Team rankings updated on: 3/15/2019 7:29 AM

    MaxPreps' basketball rankings have been updated. Pope County's national and state rank have not changed. View Rankings Get Notified

    Posted this week
  3. New basketball recruiting guidelines

    News - Published on 3/12/2019 9:30 AM

    LRT Sports founder and president Keirsten Sires clears up the ever-changing NCAA basketball recruiting guidelines in this 'Making the Jump' podcast with Chris Stonebraker. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted this week
  4. Illinois' most dominant prep athletes

    News - Published on 3/8/2019 7:30 AM

    Three NFL Hall of Famers, an NBA Hall of Famer and the best female athlete in the 20th century hail from the Prairie State. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Fri, Mar 8 2019
  5. What if you don't sign on NSD?

    News - Published on 3/5/2019 11:00 AM

    LRT Sports founder and president Keirsten Sires offers calming advice on the recruiting front in this episode of 'Making the Jump' podcast with Steve Montoya. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Mar 5 2019
  6. IHSA bbkb brackets & stat leaders

    News - Published on 3/1/2019 2:30 PM

    Who plays who in the final 64 and who leads the Land of Lincoln in points, rebounds, assists and more as state tournament play amps up. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Fri, Mar 1 2019
  7. Last Month
  8. Great Lakes region hs bbkb report & stats

    News - Published on 2/27/2019 10:30 AM

    A look at seasonal statistical leaders and top performances the last two weeks in Ohio, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Wed, Feb 27 2019
  9. Best sports towns in each state

    News - Published on 2/26/2019 11:30 AM

    Not always the biggest, these communities are what prep athletics are all about. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Feb 26 2019
  10. Fan behavior driving referees out

    News - Published on 2/21/2019 9:00 AM

    Prep sports leaders hope to quell boorish antics in the stands to thwart national trend of officials hanging up their whistles for good. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Feb 21 2019
  11. 48-45 (L) - Pope County @ Hardin CountyRESULTLoss

    Played on 2/18/2019 7:00 PM

    2/18 @ 7pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Pope County----45
    Hardin County----48

    The Pope County varsity basketball team lost Monday's away playoff game against Hardin County (Elizabethtown, IL) by a score of 48-45. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Mon, Feb 18 2019
  12. 60-44 (L) - Pope County @ Marshall CountyRESULTLoss

    Played on 2/14/2019 6:00 PM

    2/14 @ 6pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Pope County----44
    Marshall County----60

    The Pope County varsity basketball team lost Thursday's away non-conference game against Marshall County (Benton, KY) by a score of 60-44. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Feb 14 2019
  13. Great Lakes region hs bbkb report & stats

    News - Published on 2/13/2019 11:30 AM

    A look at seasonal statistical leaders and top performances the last two weeks in Ohio, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Wed, Feb 13 2019
  14. 48-45 (L) - Pope County @ EgyptianRESULTLoss

    Played on 2/11/2019 6:00 PM

    2/11 @ 6pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Pope County----45
    Egyptian----48

    The Pope County varsity basketball team lost Monday's away non-conference game against Egyptian (Tamms, IL) by a score of 48-45. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Mon, Feb 11 2019
  15. 63-46 (W) - Pope County @ DongolaRESULTWin

    Played on 2/7/2019 6:00 PM

    2/7 @ 6pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Pope County2010132063
    Dongola129131246

    The Pope County varsity basketball team won Thursday's away non-conference game against Dongola (IL) by a score of 63-46. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Feb 7 2019
  16. 67-61 (W) - Pope County vs. Joppa-Maple GroveRESULTWin

    Played on 2/5/2019 6:00 PM

    2/5 @ 6pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    JMGHS101140061
    Pope County251428067

    The Pope County varsity basketball team won Tuesday's home non-conference game against Joppa-Maple Grove (Joppa, IL) by a score of 67-61. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Feb 5 2019
  17. January
  18. Great Lakes region hs bbkb report & stats

    News - Published on 1/31/2019 8:30 AM

    A look at seasonal statistical leaders and top performances the last two weeks in Ohio, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Jan 31 2019
  19. 54-53 (L) - Pope County @ Hardin CountyRESULTLoss

    Played on 1/29/2019

    1/29Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Pope County----53
    Hardin County----54

    The Pope County varsity basketball team lost Tuesday's away conference game against Hardin County (Elizabethtown, IL) by a score of 54-53. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Tue, Jan 29 2019
  20. 34-33 (W) - Pope County vs. Hardin CountyRESULTWin

    Played on 1/26/2019 7:00 PM

    1/26 @ 7pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Hardin County----33
    Pope County----34

    The Pope County varsity basketball team won Saturday's neutral tournament game against Hardin County (Elizabethtown, IL) by a score of 34-33. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Sat, Jan 26 2019
  21. 37-35 (L) - Pope County vs. Gallatin CountyRESULTLoss

    Played on 1/25/2019 7:00 PM

    1/25 @ 7pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Gallatin County11910737
    Pope County12613435

    The Pope County varsity basketball team lost Friday's neutral tournament game against Gallatin County (Junction, IL) by a score of 37-35. Box Score Get Notified

    Posted Fri, Jan 25 2019
  22. Boys hoops scoring kings in all 50 states

    News - Published on 1/24/2019

    Kevin Love, Lou Williams among top all-time scoring leaders from their home state. Read Article Get Notified

    Posted Thu, Jan 24 2019