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Who needs homecourt advantage? Apparently the Stevenson boys basketball team doesn’t. The Patriots are 15 games into the season and, because of some scheduling glitches, have had only one home game so far. Yet they’re hardly complaining, because the bus rides and the hostile gyms seem to be bringing out the best in them. In a crowded Mundelein gym on Friday night, where a gigantic and feisty student section for the home team did its best to serve as a constant distraction, Stevenson kept its wits and its cool. The Patriots turned a 1-point deficit at halftime into an 11-point advantage by the end of the third quarter, thanks in large part to the hot shooting and swift decision-making of sophomore point guard Jalen Brunson. Brunson, and a string of made free throws in the fourth quarter by teammate Connor Cashaw, kept Mundelein at arm’s length for the rest of the game as Stevenson notched a 71-61 North Suburban Conference Lake Division victory.