By this time next month, 2A and 1A State Champs will be crowned, while 4A and 3A will be preparing to do the same thing.
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Now that it's February, teams should realize that there's not many games left on the schedule, ahead of the regional tournament.
The coaches and media have some idea as to which teams are state championship contenders based on the rankings, but in the end the teams will have the final say.
The post-season is one month away.
Teams are getting into the heart of their schedule, which could set the tone for the end of the season.
After this weekend, the calendar will turn over to February, and that can put pressure on a team, regardless if they're in the coaches/media rankings or not.
The season has reached the halfway point.
Teams are shifting into conference play, and you never when a game on the schedule could have an impact on seeding for the regional tournaments.
Conference games have a little more on the line compared to other games...and it becomes more interesting when 2 conference teams are ranked in the coaches/media poll.
Most teams are finished with the non-conference portion of their schedules.