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    Updated Thu, Jan 17, 2013 10:56 PM

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    Chaminade's O'Connell is three-sport star

    In an era when many parents, coaches and student-athletes are starting to believe specialization in one sport is the best ticket to an athletic scholarship, O'Connell, who verbally committed to play lacrosse at Maryland, stands out because he defies that notion.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/11/14)

    High school basketball expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll and breaks down the list with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch to find out!

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/25/14)

    High school basketball expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll and breaks down the list with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch to find out!

    2014 All-Metro Boys Basketball show (3/27/14)

    Mike Quick, Jimmy Cavallo and our regional experts unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Boys Basketball, honoring the best of the best high school basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Find out who made the list!

    Put A Face On It! (3/26/14)

    High school expert Mike Quick makes his picks and offers his thoughts on the biggest upcoming matchups in high school basketball.

    Deer Park's Edmead named LI Player of Year

    Edmead averaged 19.8 points, six assists and three steals. For his accomplishments, Edmead was named Newsday's Dick Sandler Award winner as the Long Island and Suffolk County boys basketball player of the year.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/18/14)

    High school basketball expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll and breaks down the list with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch to find out!

    Titans made a mark for Holy Trinity

    The Titans, in compiling a 24-7 record including six straight postseason victories in elimination games that carried them to the Federation finale, did not have a 20-points-per-game scorer. Instead, the starting lineup featured five under-sized, smart-passing, sharp-shooting players that proved difficult to defend.

    2014 All-Long Island boys basketball teams

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    We present the 2014 All-Long Island boys basketball teams.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (3/24/14)

    MSG Varsity's high school expert Mike Quick looks back at the best of the best from the week in Long Island high school boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Postgame: Hicksville's Danns on quarterfinals win

    Feb. 20, 2013: Watch Hicksville's Terrence Danns' postgame interview with David Resnick following his team's victory over Great Neck South in the Nassau AA Quarterfinals.

    Upper Room Christian 'Magic Johnson interview'

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    • Mar 30, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with NBA Hall of Famer and former Michigan State Spartan, Magic Johnson.

    Upper Room Christian 'Terrence Samuel interview - Day 2'

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    • Mar 28, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with University of Connecticut freshman guard, Terrence Samuel, on Day 2 of the Regionals.

    Upper Room Christian 'Amida Brimah interview'

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    • Mar 28, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with University of Connecticut freshman center, Amida Brimah, on Day 2 of the Regionals.

    Upper Room Christian 'Kentan Facey interview - Day 2'

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    • Mar 28, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with University of Connecticut freshman forward, Kentan Facey, on Day 2 of the Regionals.

    2014 All-Metro Boys Basketball Second Team

    Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Boys Basketball Second Team, honoring the best of the best high school boys basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. See who made the list.

    2014 All-Metro Boys Basketball First Team

    Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Boys Basketball First Team, honoring the best of the best high school boys basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. See who made the list.

    2014 All-Metro Boys Basketball Honorable Mention

    The following athletes have been received 2014 All-Metro Boys Basketball Honorable Mention.

    Upper Room Christian 'Mike Tobey interview'

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    • Mar 27, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with University of Virginia sophomore forward/center, Mike Tobey.

    Upper Room Christian 'Terrence Samuel interview'

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    • Mar 27, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with University of Connecticut freshman guard, Terrence Samuel.

    Upper Room Christian 'Omar Calhoun interview'

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    • Mar 27, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with University of Connecticut sophomore guard, Omar Calhoun.

    Upper Room Christian 'Matt Costello interview'

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    • Mar 27, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Michigan State sophomore forward, Matt Costello.

    Upper Room Christian 'Kentan Facey interview'

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    • Mar 27, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with University of Connecticut freshman forward, Kentan Facey.

    Upper Room Christian 'Sherron Dorsey-Walker interview'

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    • Mar 27, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Iowa State freshman guard, Sherron Dorsey-Walker.

    Upper Room Christian 'Russell Byrd interview'

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    • Mar 27, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Michigan State junior guard, Russell Byrd.

    Upper Room Christian 'East Regionals Practice'

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    • Mar 27, 2014

    Watch a student-produced video of Connecticut, Michgian State, and Iowa State going through their practice at Madison Square Garden prior to the East Regionals.

    Upper Room Christian 'Daniel Edozie interview'

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    • Mar 27, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Iowa State junior forward, Daniel Edozie.

    Highlights: Upstate vs. Downstate Challenge

    02/08/14: Highlights from Long Island Lutheran defeating New Rochelle and Burke Catholic taking on Amityville in the Upstate vs. Downstate Challenge at Uniondale High School.

    Put A Face On It! (3/20/14)

    High school expert Mike Quick makes his picks and offers his thoughts on the biggest upcoming matchups in high school basketball.

    Power rankings: Final LI boys basketball

    Here is the final Long Island boys basketball power rankings for the 2013-14 season

    Final Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll

    All good things must come to an end. Find out who sits atop our final Tri-State Top 20

    LuHi girls hoops tops final Winter Big 10

    After winning a third straight NYS Federation title, the Long Island Lutheran girls basketball team tops the final Winter Big 10 rankings

    Quick Hits - Long Island (3/19/14)

    MSG Varsity's high school expert Mike Quick looks back at the best of the best from the week in Long Island high school boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Holy Trinity falls in Fed Class A final

    Joe Cremo scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Scotia-Glenville completed a perfect season by pulling away from Holy Trinity in the fourth quarter for a 68-53 victory Saturday in the state Federation Class A boys championship game.

    Kings of New York: Royals win Federation title

    Christ the King captured a second straight NYS Federation Class AA title, beating Long Island Lutheran, 58-52.

    Highlights Scotia 68, Holy Trinity 52 (3/22/14)

    Highlights Scotia defeating Holy Trinity 68-52, in the final round of the NYS Federation Tournament.

    Highlights: Holy Trinity 71, Washington Heights 65 (3/22/14)

    Highlights of Holy Trinity defeating Washington Heights 71-65, in the semifinal round of the NYS Federation Tournament.

    Highlights: LI Lutheran 68, Green Tech 52 (3/22/14)

    Highlights of LI Lutheran defeating Green Tech 68-52, in the semifinal round of the NYS Federation Tournament.

    Prochet, Atkinson lead LuHi boys to title game

    Prochet, a 6-7 junior forward, scored 15 first-half points to help build a seven-point lead, and Atkinson scored 14 second-half points to expand that advantage as Lutheran pulled away from Green Tech, 68-52, Friday night in a Federation Class AA semifinal at the Times Union Center.

    Photos: Holy Trinity vs. Scotia, NYS Federation 'A' final

    Scotia defeated Holy Trinity, 68-53, to win the NYS Federation Class A title.

    Sixsmith brothers help lift HT to Fed final

    The Sixsmith brothers, Jack and Billy, sank three consecutive long-range three-pointers in the fourth quarter to spark Holy Trinity to a 71-65 victory over Washington Heights Friday in a state Class A Federation boys semifinal.

    Photos: Christ the King vs. Long Island Lutheran, NYS Federation 'AA' final

    Christ the King defeated Long Island Lutheran, 58-52, to win NYS Federation Class AA title.

    Photos: Holy Trinity vs. WHEELS, NYS Federation 'A' semifinals

    Holy Trinity defeated WHEELS, 71-65, in the NYS Federation 'A' semifinals

    Put a Face on It! (3/13/14)

    High school expert Mike Quick makes his picks and offers his thoughts on the biggest upcoming matchups in high school basketball.

    Upper Room Christian vs. Capitol Christian boys basketball

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced video of Upper Room Christian and Capitol Christian boys basketball.

    Upper Room Christian vs. Robinson School boys basketball

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced video of Upper Room Christian and Robinson School boys basketball.

    Upper Room Christian vs. Mt. Zion Prep boys basketball

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced video of Upper Room Christian and Mt. Zion Prep boys basketball.

    Upper Room Christian 'Ian Begley interview'

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with ESPN New York reporter, Ian Begley.

    Upper Room Christian 'Howard Beck interview'

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Bleacher Report reporter, Howard Beck.

    Upper Room Christian 'Jumaane D. Williams interview'

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Brooklyn city council member, Jumaane D. Williams.

    Upper Room Christian 'Larry Hardesty interview'

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with ESPN radio commentator, Larry Hardesty.

    Upper Room Christian 'Warner Wolf interview'

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Legendary sports broadcaster, Warner Wolf.

    Upper Room Christian 'Cal Ramsey interview'

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with former Knicks color commentator, Cal Ramsey.

    Upper Room Christian 'Bill Daughtry interview'

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    • Mar 19, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with ESPN radio announcer, Bill Daughtry.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (3/12/14)

    MSG Varsity's high school expert Mike Quick looks back at the best of the best from the week in Long Island high school boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/18)

    Linden captured its first Group 4 state title since 2007. Where do the Tigers stand in our newest Tri-State Top 20 poll? Find out here.

    Power rankings: Long Island boys basketball (3/18)

    MSG Varsity presents the Long Island boys basketball power rankings for March 18.

    Upper Room Christian 'Ed Cooley interview'

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    • Mar 16, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Providence College Head Basketball Coach, Ed Cooley.

    Upper Room Christian 'God Shammgod and father interview'

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    • Mar 16, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Providence College basketball executive, God Shammgod and his father.

    Upper Room Christian 'Torrel Harris interview'

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    • Mar 16, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Torrel Harris, father of Providence's Tyler Harris.

    Upper Room Christian 'Tyler Harris celebration interview'

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    • Mar 16, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Providence basketball player, Tyler Harris, following their win over Creighton in the Big East Tournament final.

    Full game: Holy Trinity 61, Xavier 39

    Mar. 15, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Holy Trinity's 61-39 boys basketball victory over Xavier in the CHSAA Class A state final.

    Holy Trinity's Eugene low post score

    Holy Trinity's Bradley Eugene scores in the low post to make it 55-31 over Xavier in the fourth quarter.

    Brentwood loses in state Class AA semifinals

    The Indians shot just 31 percent and fell to Green Tech, 52-44, Saturday in a state Class AA semifinal.

    Holy Trinity's B. Sixsmith deep three

    Holy Trinity's Peter Alkins finds Billy Sixsmith for a deep three to make it 26-25 over Xavier in the second quarter.

    Holy Trinity's J. Sixsmith three

    Holy Trinity's Jack Sixsmith drains a three-pointer to make it 10-8 Xavier in the first quarter.

    Holy Trinity's Golaszewski bucket and one

    Holy Trinity's Jimmy Golaszewski scores the bucket and gets the foul to make it 3-0 over Xavier in the first quarter.

    Holy Trinity's Thomson layup and one

    Holy Trinity's Jimmy Golaszewski finds Brandon Thomson for the layup and one to make it 38-25 over Xavier in the third quarter.

    Holy Trinity's Eugene rebound and bucket

    Holy Trinity's Bradley Eugene grabs the rebound then finishes with the layup to make it 59-38 over Xavier in the fourth quarter.

    Big third quarter leads Trinity to state crown

    Titans outscore Xavier, 21-5, in third quarter to win first CHSAA Class A state championship

    Holy Trinity's Farella three-point play

    Holy Trinity's Mike Farella scores on the fancy layup and completes the three-point play to make it 19-16 over Xavier in the second quarter.

    Herzog: LI teams gained experience at states

    Every one of them was a Long Island champion: Brentwood boys and Baldwin girls in Class AA; Glenn boys and Harborfields girls in Class A; Friends Academy boys in Class C. Long Island champions. That really is something. In football, L-I-C spells ultimate team success because our teams don't participate in the state tournament.

    Holy Trinity's Thomson gives his team the lead

    Holy Trinity's Billy Sixsmith finds Brandon Thomson for a three to make it 23-21 over Xavier in the second quarter.

    Holy Trinity's Golaszewski reverse layup

    Holy Trinity's Jimmy Golaszewski finishes on the reverse layup to make it 35-25 over Xavier in the third quarter.

    Glenn's improbable ride ends in state semis

    Scotia-Glenville, the No. 1-ranked Class A team in the state, obliterated Glenn, 81-50, Saturday in a state semifinal played at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

    Holy Trinity's B. Sixsmith another deep three

    Holy Trinity's Billy Sixsmith hits another deep three to make it 49-30 over Xavier in the third quarter.

    Upper Room Christian 'John Thompson interview'

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    • Mar 15, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with legendary Georgetown men's basketball coach, John Thoompson.

    Primer: Xavier vs. Holy Trinity, CHSAA Class A state final

    History will be made when Xavier and Holy Trinity meet for the CHSAA Class A state title at Fordham’s Rose Hill Gym Saturday at 4 p.m. live on MSGVarsity.com.

    Eugene provides spark for Holy Trinity

    Eugene provides a needed presence in the paint on both ends of the floor for Holy Trinity, which relies heavily on its shooting prowess and gritty half-court defense.

    Upper Room Christian 'St. John's press conference'

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    • Mar 14, 2014

    Watch a student-produced video of St. John's University's press conference at the Big East Tournament.

    Upper Room Christian 'Providence meets the press'

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    • Mar 14, 2014

    Watch a student-produced video of the Providence College men's basketball team's press conference after defeating Seton Hall in the Big East Tournament.

    Upper Room Christian 'Robert Mulzack interview'

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    • Mar 14, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Robert Mulzack, brother of Lisa Harris, mother of Providence forward, Tyler Harris.

    Upper Room Christian 'Tyler Harris interview'

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    • Mar 14, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Providence forward, Tyler Harris.

    Upper Room Christian 'Seton Hall press conference'

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    • Mar 13, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with Seton Hall coaches and players after upsetting Villanova in the Big East Tournament.

    A Quick :60 Boys Basketball Tri-State Top 20 (3/19/13)

    Watch as Mike Quick reveals this newest version of the boys basketball tri-state top 20 poll.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/11)

    Christ the King captured a second straight CHSAA Class AA title Sunday. Where are the Royals in this week's poll? Find out now

    Power rankings: Long Island boys basketball (3/11)

    MSG Varsity presents the Long Island boys basketball power rankings for March 11.

    MSG Varsity Dunks of the Week (3/5/14)

    Check out some of the great dunks from across the tri-state in high school boys basketball from this past week.

    Upper Room Christian 'Craig Sager interview'

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    • Mar 10, 2014

    Watch a student-produced interview with TNT and TBS sideline reporter, Craig Sager.

    Shelter Island's magical ride ends with loss

    Shelter Island's magical ride toward a state title came to a halt when Coleman Catholic used a 14-2 run to open the third quarter and went on to a 73-46 win before 600 fans at the SUNY New Paltz.

    Park, Augustine guide Glenn to LI 'A' title

    Backcourt duo combine for 55 points in 68-58 win over Valley Stream South in Long Island Class A championship.

    Thomson's treys lead Holy Trinity to CHSAA final

    Brandon Thomson made seven of nine three-pointers and scored 25 points to lead Holy Trinity to a 66-55 win over Buffalo Nichols Saturday in a CHSAA state semifinal at Kellenberg High School.

    Farmingdale's defense leads to offense

    Farmingdale's Dallas Creamer makes the block which sets up Curtis Jenkins' coast-to-coast layup to make it 37-32 Brentwood in the third quarter.

    Valley Stream South's Elisias block

    Valley Stream South's Hall Elisias swats away Glenn's Darryl Daniels shot attempt during the fourth quarter.

    Glenn's Daniels extends lead

    Glenn's Darryl Daniels drains a big three to extend their lead to 55-48 lead over Valley Stream South in the fourth quarter.

    Glenn celebrates Class A LIC title

    Glenn celebrates their Long Island Class A championship win over Valley Stream South, 68-58.

    Valley Stream South's Badette bucket and foul

    Valley Stream South's Hall Elisias finds Dimitri Badette for the bucket and the foul to make it 38-35 Glenn in the third quarter.

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