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    Full game: St. Mary’s 60, St. Anthony’s 55 (OT)

    Jan. 23, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of St. Mary’s 60-55 overtime girls basketball victory over St. Anthony’s.

    Still Perfect: St. Rose downs No. 1 LuHi

    Unbeaten St. Rose (NJ), 10th in the MSG Varsity Tri-State Top 20, rallied from a 12-point deficit to topple No. 1 Long Island Lutheran (N.Y.), 46-45, spurred by Jess Louro

    Cardinal Hayes earns big win over LI Lutheran

    Jeffrey Hayden scored a team high 21 points and Steven Arowbosegbe had a big block as time expired to secure a Cardinal Hayes 54-52 win over Long Island Lutheran in the consolation game at the SNY Invitational Saturday afternoon.

    LuHi boys fall at SNY Invitational

    The Crusaders dropped their second straight game Saturday with a 54-52 loss to Cardinal Hayes in the SNY Invitational at City College in Manhattan.

    Primer: LI Lutheran vs. St. Rose (NJ) girls basketball

    Two of the best teams in the Tri-State will represent their respective states in the Coaches Choice NY-NJ Showcase. Watch No. 1 Long Island Lutheran take on No. 10 St. Rose LIVE on MSGVarsity.com at 11 a.m.

    Cardozo earns comeback win over Long Island Lutheran

    Aaron Walker and Tareq Coburn each powered a late comeback on friday night as Cardozo defeated Long Island Lutheran, 61-50, in overtime at the SNY Invitational held at City College.

    Highlights: Freeport 53, Massapequa 45 (OT) (01/23/15)

    Highlights of Freeport defeating Massapequa 53-45 in overtime.

    Copiague tops North Babylon in rescheduled game

    So here they were 15 days later, and whatever momentum North Babylon had was lost by the fourth quarter. Copiague, led by Prince Hickson and Kevin Roberts, erased a two-point halftime deficit and beat the Bulldogs, 54-47, in a pivotal Suffolk III game Friday.

    Massapequa defense big in win over Freeport

    The two dominated the defensive end of the court Friday night, leading Massapequa to a 48-28 lead over Freeport in a matchup of the top two girls basketball teams in Conference AA-I. "Block Party" is one of many defense-themed nicknames the duo have been called as teammates.

    Jordan rules: Agustus sparks St. Mary's over St. Anthony's

    Agustus, a McDonald’s All-American nominee, had a pair of blocks in the final minute of overtime as the Gaels celebrated their biggest victory of the season, especially considering they did it without star point guard Mei-Lyn Bautista, who is out with a severely sprained ankle.

    Photos: St. Mary’s vs St. Anthony’s girls basketball

    St. Mary’s vs St. Anthony’s girls basketball.

    Northport coach Castellano earns 600th win

    No Long Island girls basketball coach had eclipsed the 600-win mark until Castellano's Northport squad beat host Half Hollow Hills East, 54-47, Thursday night in a League II game.

    Hills West retires Tobias Harris' number

    His No. 12 Half Hollow Hills West jersey had just been retired -- a surprise wrinkle to a ceremony honoring the Colts' first basketball county championship team of 2007-08.

    Primer: St. Mary's vs. St. Anthony's girls basketball

    It’s a battle of CHSAA girls basketball supremacy as St. Mary’s takes on St. Anthony’s Friday at 5:45 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Full game: Brentwood 73, Baldwin 61

    Jan. 17, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Brentwood's 73-61 boys basketball victory over Baldwin.

    Full game: Linden 63, LI Lutheran 51

    Jan. 17, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Linden's 63-51 boys basketball victory over Long Island Lutheran.

    Fast Break (1/21/2015)

    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.

    Power rankings: LI girls basketball (1/21)

    Samantha Lynch had a huge game for Huntington over Kings Park. Where do the Blue Devils land in this week's power rankings? Find out now.

    Golaszewski, Scott key Holy Trinity's big win

    Golaszewski scored 22 points and impressive sophomore Thornton Scott added 17 as Holy Trinity dominated host Kellenberg, 71-50, Tuesday night in a CHSAA boys basketball game.

    Forster, Lynch lead Huntington in first test

    Lynch had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and Forster added 15 points and 22 rebounds.

    Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball poll (1/21)

    Long Island Lutheran holds on to the No. 1 spot in the latest Tri-State Girls Basketball rankings

    King's 33 points lead VSS past VSN

    King had 33 points, seven assists and five rebounds as VSS defeated host Valley Stream North, 72-52, in a Nassau Conference A-IV game in front of a large and loud crowd.

    Highlights: St. Mary's 50, Kellenberg 36 (01/20/15)

    Highlights of St. Marys defeating Kellenberg 50-36.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (1/20/2015)

    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.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (1/20)

    Fresh off a win over Long Island Lutheran at the Dan Finn Classic, where does Linden land in this week's Tri-State Top 20 poll? Mike Quick has the answer

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (1/20)

    Jamel Allen skies to the hoop against Baldwin. Will the Indians move up in this week's power rankings? Find out now.

    Full game: Uniondale 77, Copiague 74

    Jan. 17, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Uniondale’s 77-74 boys basketball victory over Copiague.

    Green sparks big second half for LuHi in win

    Green scored 11 of his game-high 20 points and Long Island Lutheran made 50 percent of its second-half field-goal attempts in defeating Gill St. Bernard's, 57-46, Monday in the final game of the two-day 12th Big Apple Basketball High School Invitational played at Baruch College in Manhattan.

    Highlights: Long Island Lutheran 63, Murry Bergtraum 40 (1/17/15)

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    Highlights of Long Island Lutheran's 63-40 win over Murry Bergtraum in the Rose Classic Super Jam, held at Nazareth high school.

    Photos: LI Lutheran vs Linden boys basketball

    Linden defeated LuHi by the score of 63-51.

    Photos: Copiague at Uniondale boys basketball

    Uniondale defeated Copiague in Basketball on 1/17/15

    Nwankwo goes inside, outside to lift Elmont

    Nwankwo, a 6-3 senior swing man, scored 29 points, including 10 free throws, as Elmont defeated Central Islip, 78-72, in a matchup of boys basketball teams that entered the Nassau-Suffolk Challenge at Uniondale High School with 9-1 records.

    Redd, Turnbull powers Uniondale over Copiague

    Uniondale were able to hold on for a 77-74 win against Copiague, No. 8 ranked on Long Island by MSG Varsity, in the final game of the first annual Richard Brown Nassau-Suffolk Challenge on Saturday evening.

    Photos: Brentwood at Baldwin boys basketball

    Brentwood defeated Baldwin on 1/17/15

    Mableton's 28 points leads Brentwood over Baldwin

    The senior scored a game-high 28 points to help lead the undefeated Indians to a 73-61 win over Baldwin at the first annual Richard Brown Nassau-Suffolk Challenge at Uniondale Saturday afternoon.

    St. Mary's earns narrow victory over Patriots

    Binghamton University commit McKayla Hernandez scored a team high 16 points to help St. Mary's defeat Francis Lewis 35-32 at the Rose Classic Super Jam Tournament held at Nazareth High School on Saturday.

    Primer: Long Island Lutheran vs. Linden boys basketball

    Two of the Tri-State's best represent their regions in the nightcap of the Dan Finn Classic on Saturday night in Jersey City. Watch this game LIVE on MSGVarsity.com. Find out how and where to interact.

    Douglas, Brentwood race past Sachem North

    No one is faster than Douglas, a state champ in the 100-meter dash. On Thursday night, though, she started off slowly . . . shooting-wise, at least.

    Altenord, Dalyrimple lead Hills West over Newfield

    Altenord bottled up, harassed and shut down Newfield playmaker Jarrell Cowell on Thursday night as Hills West beat the Wolverines, 57-38, in a Suffolk League III boys basketball game. The Colts improved to 6-0 in league play and Newfield dropped to 2-4.

    Kimmel's strong night leads Great Neck South

    Kimmel had 10 points (a career high for the junior and first-year starter), seven assists, five rebounds and four steals.

    Primer: Brentwood vs. Baldwin boys basketball

    In what could be a preview of the Long Island Class AA championship, Brentwood meets Baldwin in the Nassau-Suffolk Challenge Saturday at 2 p.m. from Uniondale High School on #MSG_Live.

    Primer: Copiague vs. Uniondale boys basketball

    Uniondale hosts Copiague in the final game of the Nassau Suffolk Challenge Saturday at 6 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Full game: Wantagh 61, Garden City 54

    Jan. 13, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Wantagh's 61-54 girls basketball victory over Garden City.

    Highlights: Brentwood 95, Sachem North 35 (01/15/15)

    Highlights of Brentwood defeating Sachem North 95-35.

    Put A Face On It (1/15/2015)

    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.

    Full game: LI Lutheran 75, Jefferson 62

    Jan. 11, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Long Island Lutheran's 75-62 boys basketball victory over Thomas Jefferson.

    Put A Face On It (1/15/2015)

    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 (1/14/2015)

    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.

    Power rankings: LI girls basketball (1/14)

    After beating rival Garden City, will Wantagh move up the power rankings this week? Find out now.

    Tri-State Top 20 girls basketball poll (1/14)

    Long Island Lutheran takes over the No. 1 spot in the latest girls basketball poll

    Brown-Smikle lifts Islip over Harborfields

    All of the pieces certainly fell into place Tuesday as Islip defeated two-time defending Long Island champion Harborfields, 65-58.

    O'Connell leads Chaminade over Kellenberg

    O'Connell had 18 points and seven assists. Kevin McNoble and Owen Prendergast each added 12 points for Chaminade.

    Parlato paces Wantagh over Garden City

    Fordham-bound senior center scores 17 points and grabs 15 rebounds in 61-54 road win.

    Photos: Wantagh at Garden City girls basketball

    Wantagh defeated Garden City in basketball on 1/13/15

    Highlights: Bayport-BP 70, Shoreham-WR 60 (01/13/15)

    Highlights of Baypot-Blue Point defeating Shoreham-Wading River 70-60.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (1/13)

    Christ the King knocked off Cardozo at the Apparel Challenge. How far do the Royals move up? Find out now.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (1/13/2015)

    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.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (1/13)

    Elmont picked up wins over Westbury and Calhoun. Will the Spartans move up in this week's power rankings? Find out now.

    Primer: Wantagh at Garden City girls basketball

    It’s a battle of perennial Nassau County girls basketball powerhouses as Garden City hosts Wantagh Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (1/12/2015)

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

    Photos: Long Island Lutheran vs. Jefferson boys basketball

    LuHi defeats Jefferson by the score of 75 - 62.

    Full game: Elmont 66, Westbury 61

    Jan. 8, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Elmont's 66-61 boys basketball victory over Westbury.

    Green's 'D' keys No. 11 LuHi over No. 5 Jefferson

    Green, a 6-foot-2 junior who is being recruited at the highest level, scored a game-high 23 points. But its his work on the other end of the court, limiting explosive Jefferson guard Shamorie Ponds to a quiet 16 points that was most impressive.

    Photos: New Year's Resolution girls basketball

    New Year's Resolution girls basketball

    Boogie Fever: LuHi upends Eastside

    With Boogie Brozoski suffering from the flu, Long Island Lutheran got a lift from Erin Storck, Nani Redford, Taylor Byrne and anyone else who stepped on the court in handing Paterson Eastside its first loss, 53-45, at the New Year's Resolution

    Highlights: Long Island Lutheran 53, Paterson Eastside 45 (1/10/15)

    Highlights of Long Island Lutheran's 53-45 win over Paterson Eastside

    Postgame: Long Island Lutheran's Erin Storck

    MSG Varsity's Dan Exter talks with Long Island Lutheran's Erin Storck

    Primer: Long Island Lutheran vs. Jefferson boys basketball

    Two of the top boys basketball teams in the tri-state square off when Thomas Jefferson meets Long Island Lutheran at Christ the King Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    King scores 47 points as VSS wins in OT

    Dana King scored 24 of Valley Stream South's 31 points in the fourth quarter and overtime and finished with 47 in the Falcons' 78-74 win over visiting Lawrence Friday night.

    Parlato, Peden work together in Wantagh win

    Parlato filled the stat sheet as she usually does, scoring 20 points, grabbing 18 rebounds and swatting nine shots. She sealed it with a putback and a free throw that gave the Warriors a 42-31 lead with 1:22 remaining.

    Highlights: St. Anthony's 54, Holy Trinity 30 (01/09/15)

    Highlights of St. Anthony's defeating Holy Trinity 54-30.

    Smithtown East's Delaney gets 1,000th point

    She stepped to the free-throw line needing two points and made both, giving her 45 points and 1,000 in her five-season career. A career day led to a milestone day, which combined to form a memorable day.

    Spinks finds shot as East Islip tops Deer Park

    When it mattered most, when the Redmen needed their leading scorer to provide a spark, Spinks drained the tying and go-ahead three-pointers on consecutive possessions in East Islip's 46-41 League IV victory over visiting Deer Park on Thursday.

    Elmont hangs on to knock off Westbury

    The Spartans saw a 19-point lead late in the third quarter sliced to just five midway through the fourth. But Elmont (6-1, 4-0), ranked No. 6 on Long Island by MSG Varsity, held on.

    Photos: Elmont vs Westbury boys basketball

    Elmont vs Westbury boys basketball

    Elmont's Ndefo block

    Elmont's KC Ndefo blocks a shot to preserve a seven-point lead with less than a minutes to go in regulation against Westbury.

    Westbury's Cunningham baseline drive

    As part of a 15-2 run, Westbury's Jerome Cunningham scores on a baseline drive to make the score 57-51 in favor of Elmont in the fourth quarter with 4:29 to go.

    Westbury's J. Dean steal and dunk

    Westbury's Jonathan Dean with the steal and stuff to cap off an 8-0 run to pull within 55-44 against Elmont with 7:00 to go in regulation.

    Elmont's Nwankwo hits another 3-pointer

    Elmont's Chiazam Nwankwo hits another 3-pointer to open up the largest lead of the game, 55-36 over Westbury with 2:00 remaining in the third quarter.

    Wesbury's J. Dean transition layup

    Westbury's Jonathan Dean finishes the pretty layup to cut the Elmont lead to just 10 points in the third quarter.

    Elmont's Robinson-Morgan 3-point play

    Elmont's Travis Robinson-Morgan converts the layup and then the free-throw for the 3-point play. Part of a 14-3 run, Elmont takes a 27-18 lead less than four minutes left in the second quarter.

    Westbury's Spruill layup

    Westbury's Jerome Cunningham sets up Kyle Spruill for the layup, cutting the deficit to 21-18 against Elmont in the second quarter.

    Westbury turns defense into offense

    Westbury's Brandon Otley gets the steal and then assists on Malachi Dean's layup. Green Dragons trail 13-11 late in the first quarter.

    Elmont's Graham scores again

    Elmont's Matthew Graham hits the layup for a 9-5 lead over Westbury with 3 minutes left in first quarter.

    Defense leads to offense for Elmont

    Elmont's Pauly Paulicap blocks a shot leading to a Matthew Graham transition layup for the early 4-0 lead over Westbury.

    Full game: LI Lutheran 61, Lincoln 53

    Jan. 4, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Long Island Lutheran's 61-53 boys basketball victory over Abraham Lincoln.

    Swish & Dish: New Year's Resolution rings in 2015

    Annual showcase features 12 teams in the MSG Varsity Tri-State Top 20

    Fast Break (1/7/2015)

    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.

    Primer: Elmont at Westbury boys basketball

    It’s a battle for first place in Nassau Conference AA-II as Westbury hosts Elmont in a boys basketball showdown Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Power rankings: LI girls basketball (1/7)

    Who made the first Long Island girls basketball power rankings of 2015? Find out now.

    Put A Face On It! (1/8/2015)

    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.

    Tri-State Top 20 girls basketball poll (1/7)

    MSG Varsity reveals its first Tri-State girls basketball poll of the season. Who starts the year atop the rankings? Find out now.

    Lawrence v North Shore, Second Half

    Pictures from Lawrence's game against North Shore

    Lawrence v North Shore, First Half

    Pictures from Lawrence's game against North Shore

    Redd leads Uniondale to win over Syosset

    Redd had 20 points, eight rebounds and four steals. He was tenacious on the perimeter, especially when defending Albernas, who was held to 10 points and only two in the second half.

    Townsend, Junge power Sachem North to win

    The former student, athlete, teacher, coach and athletic director at Sachem watched as Darius Townsend and Ian Junge led host Sachem North to a 73-42 win over Sachem East in the Thomas J. Sabatelle Alumni Gymnasium.

    Full game: Brentwood 75, South Shore 68

    Jan. 4, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Brentwood’s 75-68 boys basketball victory over South Shore.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (1/6)

    Brentwood picked up a big victory over South Shore at the Shooting Stars Showcase. Where are the Indians in this week's power rankings?

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (1/6/2015)

    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.

    Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (1/6)

    Who starts the year atop the first Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll of the season? Find out now.

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