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    Second Half, Lawrence Basketball v Kellenberg

    Second Half pictures of Lawrence Basketball v Kellenberg

    First Half, Lawrence Basketball v Kellenberg

    First Half Pictures of Lawrence's game against Kellenberg

    Hampton Bays' Alexis Fotopoulos scores 50

    Fotopoulos scored a career-high 50 points Tuesday in "a game I'll always remember,'' a 77-25 League VII win over Southampton.

    Inventive Casey Hayes leads Sewanhaka

    Sewanhaka's 5-11 junior center has picked up a few low-post techniques from watching Tim Duncan, and modeled a short jumper and hook shot after Brook Lopez. Teammates marvel at her ever-expanding arsenal.

    Power rankings: LI girls basketball (12/17)

    Check out who made our first Long Island girls basketball power rankings for the 2014-15 season.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (12/16)

    Check out the first Long Island boys basketball rankings of the 2014-15 season here.

    Lynch lifts Huntington over Kings Park

    Sam Lynch scored 19 of her 28 points in the second half as Huntington pulled away from host Kings Park for a 65-47 girls basketball victory Monday night in a Suffolk IV matchup.

    Second Half, Lawrence v West Hempstead

    Second Half Pictures of Lawrence's game

    Lawrence v West Hempstead, First Half

    First Half Pictures of Lawrence Basketball v West Hempstead

    Full game: Massapequa 51, North Babylon 35

    Dec. 12, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Massapequa's 51-35 girls basketball victory over North Babylon.

    Photos: North Babylon vs Massapequa girls basketball

    North Babylon vs Massapequa girls basketball

    Massapequa defense stifles Jones, North Babylon in victory

    Massapequa was facing, in their coach Shari Roessler’s opinion, the best basketball player on Long Island in North Babylon’s Brianna Jones.

    Primer: North Babylon vs. Massapequa girls basketball

    After falling just short of the county championships a year ago, North Babylon opens up its season against Massapequa on Friday at 6 p.m. from Massapequa HS on #MSGV_Live.

    Highlights: St. Anthony's 60, Floral Park 37 (12/10/14)

    Highlights of St. Anthony's defeating Floral Park 60-37 in boys hoops.

    Highlights: Commack 60, John Glenn 51 (12/10/14)

    Highlights of Comamck defeating John Glenn 60-51 in girls basketball.

    Jarrett, Whelan, Brady lead Northport win

    Jarrett used both hands effectively Tuesday night, scoring 13 points, registering seven assists, four steals and four rebounds as host Northport beat North Babylon, 55-47, in a non-league contest.

    Highlights: Our Savior 82, Upper Room 67 (12/09/14)

    Highlights of the Our Savior New America defeating Upper Room 82-67.

    Full game: Uniondale 63, New Rochelle 54

    Dec. 6, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Uniondale's 63-54 boys basketball victory over New Rochelle.

    Full game: Long Island Lutheran 74, Burke Catholic 59

    Dec. 6, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Long Island Lutheran’s 74-59 boys basketball victory over Burke Catholic.

    LuHi's Brozoski suffers ankle injury in opener

    Star point guard Lauren "Boogie" Brozoski suffered what she later called a "severe [left] ankle sprain" in the fourth quarter. Lutheran coach Rich Slater and head athletic trainer Heather Saladino surrounded the Michigan-bound senior as she writhed in pain before her father, Owen Brozoski, carried her off the court and into the trainer's room.

    LI CHSAA, private school girls basketball preview

    Here's a preview of the CHSAA and private school boys basketball teams on Long Island.

    LI CHSAA, private school boys basketball preview

    Here's a preview of the CHSAA and private school boys basketball teams on Long Island.

    Nassau girls basketball preview

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    Check out a breakdown of the girls basketball teams in Nassau County.

    Suffolk girls basketball preview

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    Check out the Suffolk girls basketball preview.

    Suffolk boys basketball preview

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    This is a glance at this year's Suffolk boys basketball scene.

    Nassau boys basketball preview

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    This is a glance at this year's Nassau boys basketball scene.

    North Babylon's Brianna Jones has huge upside

    So the player who averaged 17.1 points and 10.3 rebounds last season, who rose above defenders and drained pull-up mid-range jumpers, who hit 37 percent from three-point land, who sliced through traffic to create her own shot . . . well, now she has even more strength and stamina.

    SJB's Tavon Ginyard moves to Brentwood

    Ginyard switched from St. John the Baptist, where he played for three years, to his hometown of Brentwood, where he joins the defending Long Island Class AA champion Indians.

    LuHi's Brozoski has taken up mentoring role

    In this final act of a high school career in which Brozoski already has accomplished so much, she has taken on a new role: the elder -- an experienced sage offering counsel.

    Lutheran's Devonte latest star in Gang Green

    Danny and Devonte Green are close, their father said. "Danny has a big influence on Devonte,'' Danny Green Sr. said. "They don't really see each other much during the season, with Danny being on the road, so texting is probably the best way for them to communicate.''

    Photos: New Rochelle vs Uniondale boys basketball

    New Rochelle vs Uniondale Boys basketball

    Photos: Burke Catholic vs LI Lutheran boys basketball

    Burke Catholic vs LI Lutheran Boys basketball

    Ashley paces Uniondale over New Rochelle

    Led by freshman Danny Ashley, host Uniondale knocked off New Rochelle, 63-54, in the finale of the sixth annual Upstate-Downstate Challenge Saturday night.

    Shorthanded Long Island Lutheran wins opener

    Nationally-ranked Long Island Lutheran opened its season with a 74-59 victory over Burke Catholic in the sixth annual Upstate-Downstate Challenge at Uniondale High School Saturday night.

    Uniondale's Harding layup

    Uniondale's Kyle Harding converts the layup off the feed from Shomari Redd in the fourth quarter against New Rochelle for the 62-6 edge.

    Uniondale's Redd baseline basket

    Uniondale's Shomari Redd scores on a baseline drive in the fourth quarter. Knights lead 56-36.

    Uniondale's Ashley hits the runner

    Uniondale's Danny Ashley hits the runner against New Rochelle in the third quarter for a 40-24 lead.

    Uniondale's Harding transition layup

    Uniondale's Kyle Harding with the steal and transition layup for a 34-21 second quarter lead over New Rochelle.

    Uniondale's Ashley 3-pointer

    Uniondale's Danny Ashley knocks down a 3-pointer, assisted by Shomari Redd with 10 seconds left in the first quarter for a 26-11 lead.

    Uniondale's Redd layup

    Uniondale's Shomari Redd drives and lays it in to make the score 11-2 over New Rochelle in the first quarter.

    LI Lutheran's Green three-point shot

    Long Island Lutheran's Devonte Green hits a three-pointer to make it 67-49 over Burke Catholic in the fourth quarter.

    LI Lutheran's Walker three-pointer

    Long Island Lutheran's Jordan Walker makes a three-pointer off the assist from Chris Atkinson to make it 55-42 over Burke Catholic in the third quarter.

    LI Lutheran's Campbell basket

    Long Island Lutheran's Rojaye Campbell makes a basket off an assist from Chris Atkinson to make it 47-34 over Burke Catholic in the third quarter.

    Burke Catholic's Hayes layup

    Burke Catholic's Riley Hayes hits a layuo off an assist from Javin Williams to cut the Long Island Lutheran lead to 26-22 in the second quarter.

    LI Lutheran's Atkinson basket

    Long Island Lutheran's Chris Atkinson hits the basket off an assist from Devonte Green to make it 39-26 over Burke Catholic in the second quarter.

    LI Lutheran's Green three-pointer

    Long Island Lutheran's Devonte Green hits a three-pointer off an assist from Jordan Walker to lead 24-20 over Burke Catholic in the second quarter.

    LI Lutheran's Green three-pointer

    Long Island Lutheran's Devonte Green hits a three-pointer off an assist from Christ Atkinson to make it 21-16 over Burke Catholic in the second quarter.

    LI Lutheran's Walker steal and bucket

    Long Island Lutheran's Jordan Walker steals the ball and scores to make it 16-15 over Burke Catholic in the first quarter.

    LI Lutheran's Atkinson layup

    Long Island Lutheran's Chris Atkinson hits a layup to cut the Burke Catholic lead to 11-7 in the first quarter.

    LI Lutheran's Green jumper

    Long Island Lutheran's Devonte Green hits a jump shot off an assist from Elijah Bailey to cut the Burke Catholic lead to 13-9 int he first quarter.

    Photos: LI girls basketball players to watch

    Check out some of the LI girls basketball players to watch for the upcoming season

    Photos: LI girls basketball players to watch

    Check out the top LI girls basketball players to watch this season

    Photos: LI boys basketball players to watch

    Check out some of Long Island's top boys basketball players to watch for the upcoming season.

    Primer: New Rochelle vs. Uniondale boys basketball

    The high school basketball season unofficially tips off Saturday night when Uniondale hosts New Rochelle in the finale of the Upstate-Downstate Challenge Saturday at 8 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Primer: Burke Catholic vs. LI Lutheran boys basketball

    The nationally-ranked Long Island Lutheran boys basketball team opens the 2014-15 season against perennial Section 9 powerhouse Burke Catholic in the Upstate-Downstate Challenge Saturday at 6 p.m. from Uniondale HS on #MSGV_Live.

    Highlights: Chaminade 57, Valley Stream South 45 (12/4/14)

    Highlights of Chaminade defeating Valley Stream South 57-45.

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    LI hoops stars Brozoski, Jones sign LOIs

    Their fantasy scenario fell through, but the dream came true for Brozoski and Jones. Each signed a national letter of intent Wednesday, headlining a slew of Long Island athletes who made their college commitments official.

    Agostino out as Amityville boys basketball coach

    Jack Agostino, who ranks fifth all-time in Long Island history with 473 career victories, is out as boys basketball coach at Amityville.

    Full game: Suffolk boys 89, Nassau boys 80

    Oct. 12, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Suffolk’s 89-80 boys basketball victory over Nassau in the Alzheimer’s Boys Basketball Challenge.

    Full game: Nassau girls 75, Suffolk girls 62

    Oct. 12, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Nassau’s 75-62 girls basketball victory over Suffolk in the Alzheimer’s Girls Basketball Challenge.

    Photos: Alzheimer's Boys Basketball Classic

    Nassau vs Suffolk Boys Basketball

    Photos: Alzheimer's Girls Basketball Classic

    Nassau vs Suffolk Girls Basketball

    Ginyard guides Suffolk in Alzheimer's Classic

    Ginyard scored 17 points and buried a pair of big 3-pointers down the stretch to help lead Suffolk to an 89-80 win over Nassau Sunday night at Long Island Lutheran.

    Brozoski leads Nassau in Alzheimer's Classic

    Michigan-bound guard scored 23 points, including eight in a row down the stretch, to lead Nassau to a 75-62 win over Suffolk in the fifth annual Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic at Long Island Lutheran Sunday.

    Nassau's Prochet bucket and the foul

    Nassau's Martin Prochet bucket and the foul to make it 79-70 Suffolk in the second half.

    Suffolk's Ginyard deep three

    Suffolk's Tavon Ginyard deep three to make it 85-76 over Nassau in the second half.

    Suffolk's Allen drains a three

    Suffolk's Jamel Allen drains a three to make it 77-65 over Nassau in the second half.

    Suffolk's Allen layup and the foul

    Suffolk's Jamel Allen layup and the foul to make it 69-62 over Nassau in the second half.

    Nassau's Green hits a 3-pointer

    Nassau's Devonte Green hits a 3-pointer to make it 60-59 over Suffolk in the second half.

    Suffolk's Ginyard 3-pointer

    Suffolk's Tavon Ginyard 3-pointer to make it 57-50 over Nassau in the second half.

    Suffolk's Johnson hits the fade away

    Suffolk's Isiah Johnson hits the fade away to make it 59-52 over Nassau in the second half.

    Suffolk's Laing with the layup

    Suffolk's Brendan Laing with the layup to make it 50-47 over Nassau in the second half.

    Nassau's Sorensen drains a three

    Nassau's Alex Sorensen drains a three to make it a 45-45 tie against Suffolk in the second half.

    Suffolk's Dixon up and under

    Suffolk's Devante Dixon with the up and under layup to make it 42-41 Nassau in the second half.

    Nassau's Kelly reverse layup

    Nassau's Chris Kelly reverse layup to make it a 33-33 tie against Suffolk in the first half.

    Nassau's Redd with the layup

    Nassau's Shomari Redd with the layup to make it 31-29 Suffolk in the first half.

    Nassau's Green steal and bucket

    Nassau's Devonte Green with the steal and the bucket to make it 22-18 Suffolk in the first half.

    Suffolk's Cowell drains a three

    Suffolk's Jerrell Cowell drains a three to make it 25-18 over Nassau in the first half.

    Nassau's Kelly big block

    Nassau's Chris Kelly with a big block against Suffolk during the first half.

    Nassau's's Martinez layup

    Nassau's Jose Martinez layup assisted by Thomas O'Connell to make it 16-12 over Suffolk in the first half.

    Nassau's Gatling bucket and the foul

    Nassau's Shane Gatling with the bucket and the foul to make it 7-3 over Suffolk in the first half.

    Suffolk's Dixon up and under

    Suffolk's Devante Dixon with the up and under to make it 10-7 over Nassau in the first half.

    Nassau's Brozoski layup and foul

    Nassau's Boogie Brozoski hits the layup and the foul to make it 66-54 over Suffolk in the second half.

    Nassau's Brozoski hits the layup

    Nassau's Boogie Brozoski with a layup assisted by Nani Redford to make it 61-52 over Suffolk in the second half.

    Nassau's Hingher hits a 3-pointer

    Nassau's Melanie Hingher hits a 3-pointer to make it 48-43 over Suffolk in the second half.

    Nassau's Hingher with the layup and the foul

    Nassau's Melanie Hingher hits the layup and the foul to make it a 43-43 tie against Suffolk in the second half.

    Suffolk's Douglas with the steal and the layup

    Suffolk's Alexia Douglas with the steal and the layup to make it 39-37 over Nassau in the second half.

    Suffolk's Moore with a Layup

    Suffolk's Mikaiya Moore with a Layup assisted by Chelsea Schultz to make it a 37-37 tie against Nassau in the second half.

    Nassau's Brozoski drains a 3-pointer

    Nassau's Boogie Brozoski drains a 3-pointer assisted by Lindsay O'Sullivan to make it 35-25 over Suffolk in the first half.

    Nassau's Brozoski hits the layup and fouled

    Nassau's Boogie Brozoski hits the layup and gets fouled to make it 26-13 over Suffolk in the first half.

    Suffolk's Jones hits a 3-pointer

    Suffolk's Brianna Jones hits a 3-pointer to make it 24-13 Nassau in the first half.

    Suffolk's Mohammed drains a 3-pointer

    Suffolk's Tanna Mohammed hits a 3-pointer assisted by Danielle Cosgrove to make it 24-9 Nassau in the first half.

    Nassau's Redford with the layup

    Nassau's Nani Redford with the layup assisted by Boogie Brozoski to make it 14-4 over Suffolk in the first half.

    Nassau's Brozoski steal and the basket

    Nassau's Boogie Brozoski with the steal and the basket to make it 2-0 over Suffolk in the first half.

    Primer: Alzheimer's Basketball Classic

    County bragging rights are on the line as some of the best girls and boys basketball players on Long Island compete in the fifth annual Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic at Long Island Lutheran Sunday on #MSGV_Live.

    Alzheimer's Basketball Classic rosters announced

    Eight MSG Varsity/Newsday All-Long Island first-team selections are among the 52 players who will participate in Sunday’s fifth Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic at Long Island Lutheran High School in Brookville.

    George Davila, high schools' 'Mr. Basketball,' dies at 62

    George Davila, a familiar figure at Long Island high school boys basketball games for more than 40 years as an assistant coach, statistician, record-keeper and historian, died Thursday at a hospice in Northport after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 62.

    Memorable Mondays: 5 LI teams to watch

    In Week 10 of Memorable Mondays, we look ahead at the top five teams on Long Island in 2014-15.

    LI Players to Watch: Brianna Jones

    Next up in our countdown of the top 30 players to watch on Long Island for the 2014-15 season, North Babylon rising senior Brianna Jones.

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