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New York City Players to Watch: Selena Philoxy, South Shore

Every Tuesday during the summer, MSG Varsity reveals players to watch out for in the 2016-17 high school sports season.

Memorable Mondays: Top 5 NYC Individual Performances

In the fourth week of Memorable Mondays, MSG Varsity takes a look back at the top five individual performances from the 2015-16 season in New York City.

Coalmon finally getting noticed by D-I schools

Stony Brook offered on June 18. Bryant, Wagner and LIU Brooklyn of the Northeast Conference followed after watching Long Island Lutheran’s 6-7 combo forward play for the New York Jayhawks, a Queens-based AAU program, during the first week of the July live recruiting period.

New York City Players to Watch: D'yona Davis, Truman

Every Tuesday during the summer, MSG Varsity reveals players to watch out for in the 2016-17 high school sports season.

Memorable Mondays: Top 5 NYC exciting finishes of 2015-16

In the third week of Memorable Mondays, MSG Varsity takes a look back at the top five exciting finishes from the 2015-16 season in New York City.

New York City Players to Watch: Isaiah Washington, St. Raymond

Every Tuesday during the summer, MSG Varsity reveals players to watch out for in the 2016-17 high school sports season.

Memorable Mondays: Top 5 NYC teams of 2015-16

In the first week of Memorable Mondays, MSG Varsity takes a look back at the top five teams from the 2015-16 season.

New York City Players to Watch: Jose Alvarado, Christ the King

Christ the King basketball star Jose Alvarado is one of the top guards in city after winning the 2015-16 CHSAA Class AA Most Valuable Player and a highly recruited player by some of the top college programs in the country.

Year in Review: New York City girls basketball (2015-16)

MSG Varsity unveils a summer long recap of the events of the 2015-16 New York City high school sports season every Thursday with the first year in review featuring a recap of the girls basketball season.

Yearbook - Basketball Special

Another school year is in the books, but before you turn the page to next year, take a look back at the best from the 2015-16 basketball season with Mike Quick, Jimmy Cavallo and more on the basketball version of our Yearbook.

Alesi steps down as Xaverian basketball coach

Longtime Xaverian boys basketball head coach Jack Alesi has announced his retirement after 21 successful seasons and guiding the Clippers to two CHSAA Class AA Intersectional city championships.

College rewards for Medgar Evers' Machado, Casimir

Medgar Evers Prep girls basketball seniors Alisicia Machado committed to Grambling State University and Mikala Casimir signed to Dowling College in a school ceremony held on Friday afternoon.

Patience is a virtue for St. Francis bound Ford

Boys and Girls star senior guard Gianni Ford will stay close to home after signing a NCAA Division 1 college basketball scholarship on Friday afternoon to St. Francis College of Brooklyn.

Ponds stars for hometown crowd at Jordan Classic

Thomas Jefferson star guard and St. John's commit Shamorie Ponds scored 17 points in the Jordan Brand Classic along with other New York City players starring at the Barclays Center Friday night.

Toussaint shines in last game at Jordan Brand Classic

Christ the King senior guard Dominique Toussaint ended a fine high school career by playing her final game at the Jordan Brand Classic on Friday afternoon at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

2016 All-Metro Girls Basketball Special

Kevin Devaney Jr. and our regional experts unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Girls Basketball Team, honoring the best girls basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Find out who made the list now!

2016 All-Metro Boys Basketball Special

Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Boys Basketball Team, honoring the best boys basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Find out who made the list now!

2016 All-New York City Girls Basketball Honorable Mention

MSG Varsity presents those who were awarded honorable mention from the recently completed 2015-16 boys basketball campaign.

2016 All-New York City Girls First, Second Basketball Team

MSG Varsity presents the top girls basketball players from the recently completed 2015-16 campaign.

2016 All-Metro Boys Basketball Teams

Check out who made it to the 2016 All-Metro Boys Basketball First and Second teams

2016 All-Metro Boys Basketball Special

Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Boys Basketball Team, honoring the best boys basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Find out who made the list now!

2016 All-Metro Boys Basketball Honorable Mention

Congratulations to all named to the 2016 All-Metro boys Basketball Honorable Mention list

Put A Face On It (3/24/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Fast Break (3/24/16)

Host Kevin Devaney Jr. and guests dish on the latest news and highlights from tri-state and area high school girls basketball.

2016 All-New York City Boys Basketball Honorable Mention

MSG Varsity presents those who were awarded honorable mention from the recently completed 2015-16 boys basketball campaign.

2016 All-New York City Boys First, Second Basketball Team

MSG Varsity presents the top boys basketball players from the recently completed 2015-16 campaign.

Final Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (3/22)

Find out who joined St. Anthony in the final tri-state top 20 boys basketball poll of the season

Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/22/2016)

High school sports expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll and breaks it down with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday to find out.

Quick Hits - New York City (3/21/2016)

MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New York City high school boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

Collegiate captures sixth Federation 'B' crown

The Dutchmen, who won five straight titles, are now tied with Rice for second most Federation titles, did it with defense Sunday.

Final Power rankings: NYC boys basketball (3/22)

MSG Varsity takes a final look at the top ten boys basketball teams in New York City for the 2015-16 season.

Final Power rankings: NYC girls basketball (3/22)

MSG Varsity takes a final look at the top ten girls basketball teams in New York City for the 2015-16 season.

Photos: Collegiate vs. Olean, NYS Federation Class B final

Collegiate defeats Olean Boys Basketball.

East Harlem sends message with Federation 'B' title

East Harlem wrapped up a perfect season on the hardwood with a 53-49 victory over Livonia in the New York State 'B' Federation championship at the Times Union Center on Sunday.

Staten Island Academy completes comeback to win Federation 'A' title

Staten Island Academy earned its second consecutive New York State Federation title by climbing out of a 16-point deficit to defeat Jamesville DeWitt, 68-65, in the Class A girls championship game held Sunday afternoon in Albany.

Photos: Livonia v. East Harlem, Federation 'B' girls final

East Harlem Pride defeats Livonia Girls Basketball

Photos: Staten Island Academy vs. Jamesville-Dewitt, NYS Federation 'A' final

Staten Island Academy defeats Jamesville-Dewitt Girls Basketball

Chat replay: 2016 NYS Federation basketball tournament, Day 3

Check back on what Dylan Butler, Elio Velez and Laura Amato had to say on the final day of the NYS Federation basketball tournament.

No. 2 Jefferson caps big season with Federation 'AA' title

Thomas Jefferson capped off a historical campaign by winning the New York State Federation Class AA title on Saturday night in a 72-65 victory over Aquinas Institute at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Photos: Thomas Jefferson v. Aquinas- NYS Federation 'AA" boys final

Thomas Jefferson defeats Aquinas Rochester

Highlights: Collegiate 63, Salesian 45 (03/19/16)

Highlights of Collegiate over Salesian.

KIPP falls in heartbreaking fashion in Fed 'B' semifinals

KIPP NYC College Prep almost completed a 23-point fourth quarter comeback Saturday but lost 66-65 to Olean in the New York State Federation Class B boys basketball semifinals held at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Photos: KIPP v. Olean-Federation 'B' boys semifinals

Olean defeats KIPP Boys Basketball.

Collegiate talks its way into Federation 'B' final

Collegiate was vocal on the court on Saturday, working together to make sure the team was on the same page and it worked, leading to a 63-45 victory over Salesian in the Federation 'B' semifinals at the Times Union Center.

SIA races past Sacred Heart in Federation 'A' girls semifinals

Staten Island Academy got a balanced effort with three players scoring in double figures to earn a 72-52 victory over Sacred Heart of Buffalo in the New York State Federation Class A girls semifinals held Saturday in Albany.

Photos: Buffalo Sacred Heart v. Staten Island Academy- NYS 'A' Fed semis

Staten Island Academy defeats Buffalo Sacred Heart

Lehman's historic season ends in Federation 'A' semis

After clinching the program's first-ever PSAL title, Lehman's historic season came to an end in the NYS Federation 'A' semifinals with a 69-44 loss to Jamesville-DeWitt at the Times Union Center on Saturday.

Photos: Lehman v. Jamesville-Dewitt, Federation 'A' girls semifinals

Jamesville-Dewitt defeats Lehman High School Girls Basketbal

Ponds powers No. 2 Jefferson to Federation 'AA' final

St. John's commit Shamorie Ponds scored 21 of his game-high 27 points in the second half as Thomas Jefferson sealed a 69-62 victory over Long Island Lutheran Saturday night in the New York State Federation Class AA boys semifinals held at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Chat replay: NYS Federation tournament, Day 2

Check back and see what Dylan Butler, Elio Velez and Laura Amato said as they detail all the action from Day 2 of the NYS Federation basketball tournament.

Photos: Ossining v. South Shore- NYS Federation 'AA' girls semis

Ossining defeats South Shore Girls Basketball.

Photos: Long Island Lutheran vs. Thomas Jefferson, NYS Federation 'AA' semis

Thomas Jefferson defeats Long Island Lutheran

Xaverian season ends in Federation 'AA' defeat

Xaverian, the CHSAA Class AA boys basketball champions, were eliminated in the New York State Federation Class AA semifinals by Aquinas, 54-43, Friday night at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Highlights: Jefferson 69, Luhi 62 (03/18/16)

Highlights of Jefferson defeating LI Lutheran.

Full game: Xaverian 59, Bishop Loughlin 56

Mar. 13, 2016: Watch the complete broadcast of Xaverian's 59-56 boys basketball victory over Bishop Loughlin in the CHSAA Class AA intersectional final.

Full game: Loughlin 68, CTK 64

Mar. 9, 2016: Watch the complete broadcast of Bishop Loughlin's 68-64 boys basketball victory over Christ the King in the CHSAA Class AA semifinals.

Full game: Xaverian 57, Molloy 55

Mar. 9, 2016: Watch the complete broadcast of Xaverian's 57-55 boys basketball victory over Archbishop Molloy in the CHSAA Class AA semifinals.

McClancy run ends in 'B' Federation semis

Monsignor McClancy fell 61-60 to Livonia in the NYS 'B' Federation semifinals on Friday at the Times Union Center, a heartbreaking end to the careers seven seniors who helped start the program.

South Shore run ends in Federation semis

Selena Philoxy scored 21 points but the PSAL Class AA girls champions South Shore lost 67-51 to Ossining on Saturday in the semifinals of the New York State Federation Class AA Tournament held at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Ossining girls oust South Shore

The Pride pulled away down the stretch in the Class AA Federation semifinals in Albany on Friday night

Highlights: Ossining 67, South Shore 51 (03/18/16)

Highlights of Ossining defeating South Shore.

Highlights: Elmont 61, Telecommunication 44 (03/18/16)

Highlights of Elmont defeating Telecommunications.

Defense sends Elmont to Federation final

Elmont's tough zone defense once again led the Spartans to a victory, this time a 66-41 showing against High School of Telecommunication Arts & Technology in the New York State Federation 'A' semifinals at the Times Union Center.

End of an era as Telecom falls in Federation 'A' semis

PSAL champions Telecommunications had its season come to an end in a 61-44 loss to Elmont in the New York State Federation Class A boys semifinals Friday at the Times Union Center in Albany.

Live chat: 2016 NYS Federation basketball tournament, Day 3

Join Dylan Butler, Elio Velez, Laura Amato and Kevin Devaney Jr. as they detail all the action from Day 1 of the NYS Federation basketball tournament.

Live chat: 2016 NYS Federation basketball tournament, Day 2

Join Dylan Butler, Elio Velez and Laura Amato as they detail all the action from Day 2 of the NYS Federation basketball tournament.

Chat replay: 2016 NYS Federation basketball tournament, Day 1

Recap what Dylan Butler, Elio Velez, Laura Amato and Kevin Devaney Jr. said as they detail all the action from Day 1 of the NYS Federation basketball tournament.

NYS Federation championships begin Friday

The New York State Federation Tournament, which starts on Friday morning, will crown champions in the final competitive weekend of the high school boys and girls basketball season.

Put A Face On It (3/17/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (Jefferson vs. LI Lutheran) (3/17/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (Aquinas vs. Xaverian) (3/17/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (Elmont vs. Telecommunication) (3/17/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (Salesian vs. Collegiate) (3/17/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Fast Break (3/16/2016)

Host Kevin Devaney Jr. and guests dish on the latest news and highlights from tri-state area high school girls basketball and reveal our weekly Tri-State Top 20 girls hoops poll.

Tri-State Top 20 girls basketball poll (3/16)

MSG Varsity ranks the Top 20 girls basketball teams in the Tri-State through Monday's games

Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/15/2016)

High school sports expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll and breaks it down with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday to find out.

Bracket: 2016 NYS Federation girls

Follow the 2016 NYS Federation girls basketball tournament on MSGVarsity.com

Bracket: 2016 NYS Federation boys

Follow the 2016 NYS Federation boys basketball tournament on MSGVarsity.com

Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (3/15)

Thomas Jefferson are the big dogs of the PSAL after winning a first city title since 1954. Find out where the Orange Wave are in this week's Tri-State Top 20 poll right now.

Quick Hits - New York City (3/14/2016)

MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New York City high school boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

Power rankings: NYC girls basketball (3/15)

MSG Varsity takes a look every Tuesday at the top ten girls basketball teams in New York City for the 2015-16 season.

Power rankings: NYC boys basketball (3/15)

MSG Varsity takes a look every Tuesday at the top ten boys basketball teams in New York City for the 2015-16 season.

Xaverian completes magical run to win CHSAA 'AA' title

Xaverian won its first city title since 2005 by defeating Bishop Loughlin, 59-56, in the CHSAA Class AA Intersectional boys basketball championship game on Sunday at Fordham University in the Bronx.

Photos: Xaverian vs. Bishop Loughlin Boys Basketball - CHSAA AA final

Xaverian vs. Bishop Loughlin Boys Basketball - CHSAA AA

Photos; Lincoln v. Jefferson PSAL AA boys basketball final

Jefferson defeats Lincoln Boys Basketball.

Photos: Francis Lewis v. South Shore PSAL AA girls basketball final

South Shore defeats Francis Lewis Girls Basketball

No. 5 Jefferson makes history in PSAL 'AA' boys title win

Thomas Jefferson received big performances from co-Most Valuable Players Shamorie Ponds, who scored 31 points, and 23 points by Rasheem Dunn to capture its first city championship since 1954 by defeating rivals Abraham Lincoln, 90-61, in the PSAL Class AA boys title game held Saturday at Madison Square Garden.

South Shore's defense leads them to PSAL 'AA' title

The Vikings swept aside Francis Lewis 55-39 to secure its second consecutive PSAL ‘AA’ girls basketball championship at Madison Square Garden on Saturday morning. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Livecast primer: Xaverian vs. Bishop Loughlin - CHSAA 'AA' boys intersectional final

Xaverian and Bishop Loughlin compete in an all-Brooklyn final Sunday in the Bronx for the CHSAA Class AA Intersectional championship live at Fordham University at 3 p.m. on #MSGV_Live

St. Anthony's beats Christ the King in state 'AA' semifinals

St. Anthony's earned a trip to the CHSAA Class AA girls state final with a 59-51 semifinal win over Christ the King on Friday night in Staten Island. The Friars await Monsignor Scanlan in the championship game after the Crusaders won 59-51 over Cardinal O'Hara.

Put A Face On It (Seton Hall Prep vs. Don Bosco Prep) (3/10/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (Teaneck vs. Warren Hills) (3/10/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (3/10/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (Lincoln vs. Jefferson) (3/10/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (Baldwin vs. Middletown) (3/10/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (Elmont vs. Byram Hills) (3/10/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Put A Face On It (Xaverian vs. Bishop Loughlin) (3/10/2016)

The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

Bishop Loughlin semifinal win ends CK title run

Bishop Loughlin ended the three-year title reign of Christ the King Wednesday night by getting a team-high 19 points from junior Idan Tretout in a Lions 68-64 victor in the CHSAA Class AA boys basketball semifinals held at St. John's University.

Photos Christ the King v. Bishop Loughlin- CHSAA 'AA" boys basketball semis

Bishop Loughlin defeats Christ the King Boys Basketball.

Photos: Xaverian v. Molloy- CHSAA 'AA" boys basketball semis

Xaverian defeats Molloy Boys Basketball.

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