It’s still early in the conference basketball season as West Bend East and West prepare for the first of their two annual meetings tonight. There is a little extra added excitement surrounding tonight’s game as for the first time in many years, tonight’s game has more at stake than just bragging rights. Positioning in the Wisconsin Little Ten Conference is at stake tonight as the Suns and Spartans try to stay within reach of conference-leading Wisconsin Lutheran. The Vikings beat East last Friday night 72-59 and has won 22 straight conference games along with eight straight conference championships. West is also coming off a loss Friday at Hartford Union. East enters tonight’s game with a conference record of 4-1 and 7-4 overall while West brings a 3-2 conference record and overall record of 4-5. Positioning in the Wisconsin Little Ten Conference is at stake as both teams try to stay within reach of Wisconsin Lutheran. East won both matchups last season against West. The game, is slated to start at 7:15 p.m. WBKV’s coverage will get underway at 7pm. For the real basketball fans, directly on the heels of tonight’s East-West Boys game, the East=West girls will play tomorrow night. Coverage of that game will also be on WBKV.