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    Brozoski's 30 points leads LuHi over Ossining

    The consensus New York State Player of the Year put in another sterling Federation performance, lifting the defending champions to a 67-55 win over Ossining in the ‘AA’ semifinals at the University of Albany’s SEFCU Arena.

    NYS Federation girls basketball schedule

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    NYS Federation boys basketball schedule

    Find out when your favorite team plays in the NYS Federation tournament.

    Brozoski, Crusaders vying for another Fed title

    The Crusaders begin their quest for a second consecutive Class AA title and third Federation title in a row after capturing the Class A crown in 2013. LuHi also won the ‘B’ Federation championship in 2011.

    LuHi boys ready for rematch with CTK

    The Long Island Lutheran boys basketball team got what they wanted in a showdown with Christ the King in the New York State Federation Class AA semifinals at the University of Albany Friday at 9 p.m.

    Put A Face On It (Christ The King vs. LI Lutheran) (3/26/2015)

    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.

    Put A Face On It (3/26/2015)

    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 (3/25/2015)

    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.

    Tri-State Girls Basketball Poll (3/25)

    Manasquan maintained the No. 1 spot in the Tri-State after defeating St. Rose in the NJ state TOC

    Preview: LuHi boys prep for Federation tourney

    Long Island Lutheran boys talk about how they're preparing for the Federation tournament.

    Preview: LuHi girls talking Federation tourney repeat

    Long Island Lutheran girls talk about their upcoming games in the Federation tournament.

    Power rankings: LI girls basketball (3/25)

    Commack's magical season ended in the New York State Federation semifinals.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (3/24)

    Roselle Catholic celebrated a second Tournament of Champions title in three years Monday.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (3/24)

    Jamel Allen helped Brentwood fly into the NYS Class AA final for the first time.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (3/23/2015)

    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.

    2 LI coaches get into NYS Basketball HOF

    It was a special and emotional morning at Heritage Hall at the Glens Falls Civic Center for Wally Bachman and Frank Romeo. They were among eight coaches honored at the annual Basketball Coaches Association of New York breakfast in the arena that hosts the state boys basketball tournament. Both were accompanied by friends, family, former players and coaching brethren.

    Brentwood falls in state Class AA title game

    Ginyard transferred back to his hometown school from St. John the Baptist for his senior year. He scored 17 points, as did junior center Jamel Allen, but Brentwood fell to tall, talented and undefeated Shenendehowa, 76-63, at the Glens Falls Civic Center, which rocked throughout with roaring, supportive fans from both communities.

    Highlights: Bridgehampton 62, New York Mills 49 (03/21/15)

    Highlights of Bridgehampton defeating New York Mills in the NYS Class D Final.

    Highlights: Brentwood 63, Aquinas 56 (03/21/15)

    Highlights of Brentwood defeating Aquinas in the NYS Class AA Semifinal.

    Bridgehampton captures first state title since '98

    Charles Manning Jr. had 31 points with eight rebounds and five steals to lead the Killer Bees to a 62-49 victory over New York Mills in the state Class D championship game played at Glens Falls Civic Center.

    Mableton leads Brentwood to state final

    The 6-1 senior swingman scored eight of his 18 points in the fourth quarter as Brentwood pulled away for tough 63-56 victory over previously unbeaten Aquinas Institute in a state Class AA semifinal at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

    VSS falls in state basketball tournament

    This team will be remembered for its journey, not its final destination. It is the first time Valley Stream South earned a trip to Glens Falls.

    Highlights: Bridgehampton 69, Moriah 50 (03/20/15)

    Highlights of Bridgehampton defeating Moriah in the NYS Class D Semifinal.

    Highlights: Williamsville South 73, North Shore 69 (03/20/15)

    Highlights of Williamsville South defeating North Shore in the NYS Class A Semifinal.

    Commack's historic run ends in state semis

    That final timeout during the Cougars' 60-46 loss to Rush-Henrietta in a state Class AA semifinal at Hudson Valley Community College was spent applauding a team that rewrote Commack's history book.

    North Shore falls in state basketball semifinals

    Alex Cantwell had 26 points, Gabrielle Zaffiro had 19 and Ashleigh Sheerin added 15 for the Vikings, who were making their first appearance in the state tournament.

    Bridgehampton advances to state 'D' final

    The Bees (21-2) outscored Moriah (23-1) 31-9 in a breathtaking fourth-quarter display, to advance to Saturday's Class D title game against New York Mills, which defeated International Prep, 66-58, in Friday's other semifinal.

    MSGV 360 (3/20/2015)

    See everything that's happening on MSG Varsity in 3 minutes with news, highlights, interviews and social media updates. Watch MSGV 360 each day to see what we're talking about and who we're covering. Hosted by Amanda Pugliese.

    Brentwood, Bridgehampton, VSS aim for titles

    n Class D, Bridgehampton is gunning for its ninth state title. In Class A, Valley Stream South is making its first appearance in the state semifinals. In Class AA, Brentwood is at Glens Falls for a second straight season but has never won the state championship.

    Put A Face On It (3/19/2015)

    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.

    Quest for a state title: Spring Valley

    The Tigers are two wins away from capping a dream season as they compete in the state final four for the first time since 1992

    MSG Varsity 10 Best Episode 4

    MSG Varsity 10 Best celebrates the incredible plays, moments and accomplishments delivered by high school student athletes from around the Tri-State. Find out who made our countdown, and can be called one of MSG Varsity 10 Best!

    Fast Break (3/18/2015)

    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.

    Full game: Brentwood 72, Baldwin 51

    Mar. 14, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Brentwood's 72-51 boys basketball victory over Baldwin in the Long Island Class AA Championship.

    Tri-State Girls Basketball Poll (3/18)

    Manasquan and Ossining are on the cusp of state championships and sit atop the Tri-State Girls Basketball rankings

    MSG Varsity Flashback: March Madness 2015

    The Tri-State is a hotbed for college basketball stars and MSG Varsity was there from the beginning. Check out our throwback highlights to some of today's top college athletes.

    Full game: Valley Stream South 61, Bayport-BP 58

    Mar. 14, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Valley Stream South's 61-58 boys basketball victory over Bayport-Blue Point in the Long Island Class A Championship.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (3/17)

    Aaryn Abrams helped lead Paterson Eastside to a win over Cherry Hill East for their second Group 4 state title in five years. Where are the Ghosts in this week's Tri-State Top 20? Find out now.

    Full game: Commack 51, Baldwin 50

    Mar. 13, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Commack’s 51-50 girls basketball victory over Baldwin in the Long Island Class AA Championship.

    Power rankings: LI girls basketball (3/18)

    Jackie DelliSanti helped lead Commack to a first-ever Long Island Class AA title with a thrilling win over Baldwin.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (3/17)

    Brentwood captured a second straight Long Island Class AA final and move atop our Long Island power rankings.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (3/16/2015)

    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.

    Full game: North Shore 49, Harborfields 47

    Mar.13, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of North Shore’s 49-47 girls basketball victory over Harborfields in the Long Island Class A Championship.

    Woodlands locks up return to Glens Falls

    The Falcons blew past Southampton in the Class B regional final on Saturday at Farmingdale State

    Work ethic the key for Baldwin's Rodwell

    It was that kind of work ethic that enabled Rodwell to lead Long Island in three-pointers this season with 75, according to stats compiled by Newsday.

    Loss doesn't diminish BBP's strong season

    In his final game for the Phantoms, Darby connected on three three-pointers and scored 13 points. He bemoaned the fact that it was the last "real game" he would play with his brother Mike, a sophomore. Doug Niblock also had 13 points with three three-pointers, and Jack Alliegro added 12 as Bayport-Blue Point completed one of the greatest seasons in school history.

    Royals Crowned: Christ the King tops Molloy in 'AA' finals

    Christ the King defeated Molloy 62-55 at Archbishop Molloy H.S. on Saturday to win the CHSAA 'AA' state title.

    Kellenberg comes up short in Class A final

    After Kellenberg fell to Nazareth 68-59 in the CHSAA Class A state championship game Saturday night at Archbishop Molloy, she is most proud of helping make the name on the front of her jersey more familiar.

    Southampton falls in Class B basketball regional

    Not only were Johnson's 23 points not enough to earn Southampton a trip to Glens Falls for the state Class B Final Four, but it was the final basketball game the rugged 6-3 senior would play with his brother Israel, a 6-1 junior who scored 15 points in the Mariners' 68-58 loss to Woodlands in the state Southeast Regional Class B final played at Farmingdale State.

    Brentwood beats Baldwin for second straight LIC

    The Indians beat Baldwin, 72-51, with gritty defense and flashy offense, sharing the ball and wowing a near capacity crowd at Farmingdale State Saturday to win a second consecutive Long Island Class AA title.

    Photos: Brentwood vs. Baldwin boys basketball - LI Class AA final

    Brentwood vs Baldwin boys basketball LIC “AA”

    Josh Robinson's block seals first Valley Stream South Class "A" Long Island Championship

    Valley Stream South won their first Long Island Championship, 61-58, over Bayport-Blue Point

    Photos: Bayport-Blue Point vs. Valley Stream South boys basketball - LI Class A final

    Bayport-BP vs Valley Stream South boys basketball LIC “A”

    Zaffiro helps North Shore earn first LI title

    Gabrielle Zaffiro + her North Shore teammates = Long Island champions.

    Friars show heart in state semifinal loss

    There are at least 11 reasons why Taylor Goode said she believes the St. Anthony's girls basketball team's loss in Friday night's CHSAA Class AA state semifinal could benefit the group next season.

    Stony Brook makes it a game, but falls short

    Facing a big team and a big deficit, and with its long-range shooting off-target, the Stony Brook School had only one option: Keep shooting.

    St. Mary's falls just short of state final

    Though its comeback fell short, St. Mary's showed the toughness that had been present throughout its two-year reign as league champion.

    Carle Place stays positive after Class B loss

    Carle Place coach Michael Bello needed only three words to describe his team's season: "A total success."

    Pierson-BH rally falls short in regional final

    And even though the Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team could not complete its climb out of a 21-point second-half hole, a 45-35 loss to Pine Plains on Friday in the state Southeast Regional Class C championship game encouraged a team that started one junior and four sophomores.

    Kellenberg reaches CHSAA Class A final

    The Firebirds beat O'Hara, 60-49, Friday to advance to the 5 p.m. title game against Nazareth Saturday at Cardinal Spellman High in the Bronx.

    Lamison, Manning Jr. lead Killer Bees to Final Four

    Josh Lamison, whose uncle played on the 1996 state championship team, had 22 points and 15 rebounds, and Charles Manning Jr., whose father played on the Killer Bees' 1998 state champion, added 21 points and 10 rebounds as Bridgehampton routed Livingston Manor, 60-39, to win the state Southeast Regional Class D championship game at Suffolk CC-Selden.

    Primer: Baldwin vs. Brentwood, Long Island Class AA boys basketball final

    The rematch Long Island has been waiting for is here as Brentwood takes on Baldwin for the Long Island Class AA championship Saturday at 5 p.m. from Farmingdale State College on #MSGV_Live.

    North Shore edges Harborfields to win LI 'A' title

    North Shore advances to the state semifinals to face either Bishop Kearney or Williamsville Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Hudson Valley CC.

    Commack stuns Baldwin to win first LIC

    The Cougars captured the Long Island Class AA title, beating defending champion Baldwin, 51-50.

    Highlights: Irvington 42, Carle Place 34 (3/13/15)

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    Highlights of Irvington's 42-34 win over Carle Place in the New York State Class B regional championship.

    Photos: Commack vs. Baldwin girls basketball - LI Class AA final

    Class AA LIC girls basketball Commack vs Baldwin

    Primer: Bayport-Blue Point vs. Valley Stream South, Long Island Class A boys basketball final

    The Long Island Class “A” Championship will be contested, as Bayport-Blue Point takes on Valley Stream South at Farmingdale State College on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Photos: North Shore vs. Harborfields girls basketball - LI Class A final

    LIC Class A Final North Shore vs Harborfields

    Highlights: Haldane 39, Stony Brook 32 (03/13/15)

    Highlights of Haldane over Stony Brook in the NYS Class D Quarterfinal.

    Irvington tops Carle Place to return to Final Four

    Irvington returned to the New York State Final Four after a one-year hiatus, defeating Section 8's Carle Place 42-34.

    Commack wins the LIC

    Commack secures the rebound and celebrates its first Long Island Championship in school history.

    Baldwin's Hudson steal and score

    Baldwin's Aziah Hudson caps off a 6-0 Bruins run to tie the game at 49-49 with 40 seconds left in regulation.

    Commack's Schultz hits game-winner

    Commack's Chelsea Schultz scores 8 points in the fourth quarter, including the eventual game-winning free-throw with 7 seconds left.

    Commack's Schultz drills another 3-pointer

    Commack's Chelsea Schultz hits another 3-pointer to extend the lead to 47-41 late in the fourth quarter against Baldwin.

    Commack's Shultz buries a 3-pointer

    Commack's Chelsea Schultz buries a 3-pointer to give the Cougars the lead back, 43-41, with 3:46 remaining in the fourth quarter.

    Baldwin's Annecchiarico layup and foul

    Baldwin's Jenna Annecchiarico pulls Baldwin to within 35-34 after the steal and dish by Aziah Hudson.

    Baldwin's Annecchiarico transition bucket

    Baldwins Jenna Annecchiarico scores in transition off a steal and assist by Aziah Hudson as part of an 8-0 run in the third quarter.

    Baldwin's Aponte layup

    Baldwin's Jade Aponte scores in the third quarter against Commack to cut the deficit to 30-21.

    Commack's Hearns 3-pointer

    Commack's Casey Hearns drills a 3-pointer to give Commack its largest lead of the game, 28-17, in the third quarter.

    Commack's Miller cutting layup

    Commack's Samantha Miller increases the lead to 25-17 in the third quarter.

    Commack's Corso jumper

    Commack's Leanne Corso scores on a baseline jumper as part of a 10-0 Cougars run in the second quarter.

    Commack's Schultz lay in

    Commack's Chelsea Schultz hits the shot in the paint plus the foul to make the score 15-10 against Baldwin in the second quarter.

    Commack's Miller driving bucket

    Commack's Samantha Miller drives on the baseline for a layup against Baldwin in the first quarter to tie the game at 8-8.

    Baldwin's Place transition layup

    Baldwin's Tiara Place with the steal and fast-break layup in the first quarter against Commack.

    Highlights: Bridgehampton 60, Livingston Manor 39 (03/13/15)

    Highlights of Bridgehampton defeating Livingston Manor 60-39 in the NYS Class D Quarterfinal.

    Primer: Commack vs. Baldwin, Long Island Class AA girls basketball final

    The Long Island Class AA title is on the line as defending champion Baldwin faces Commack Friday at 7:30 p.m. from LIU-Post on #MSGV_Live.

    Primer: North Shore vs. Harborfields, Long Island Class A girls basketball final

    In a rematch of last year’s Long Island Class A championship game, defending champion Harborfields takes on North Shore in the Long Island Class A girls basketball final Friday at 5 p.m. from LIU-Post on #MSGV_Live.

    MSG Varsity 10 Best Episode 3

    MSG Varsity 10 Best celebrates the incredible plays, moments and accomplishments delivered by high school student athletes from around the Tri-State. Find out who made our countdown, and can be called one of MSG Varsity 10 Best!

    Fast Break (3/11/2015)

    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.

    Tri-State Girls Basketball Poll (3/11)

    Manasquan holds on to the No. 1 ranking after surviving an upset scare from Rumson-Fair Haven on Tuesday night

    Ehrhardt helps Kellenberg steal quarterfinal win

    Ehrhardt's intuition propelled Kellenberg to a 47-46 win over St. Joseph Sea at St. John Villa Academy in Staten Island. The victory sends the squad to a semifinal matchup with Buffalo Cardinal O'Hara, scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx.

    For Southampton, LI title is promise realized

    After Southampton's 78-48 win against Malverne Tuesday night to capture the Long Island Class B title at LIU Post, Johnson's promise doesn't seem so odd after all.

    Vogt, Goode lead St. Anthony's into state semis

    The Friars graduated five key seniors from its state title team. In fact, those five players accounted for all but one point in the state final. Those who spent most of that game sitting on the bench are now the ones defending the title. And Tuesday night, they took another step toward doing just that.

    Power rankings: LI girls basketball (3/11)

    Jordan Agustus helped guide St. Mary's over St. Anthony's in the NSCHSAA final. Check out where the Gaels are in this week's Long Island girls basketball power rankings.

    Johnson leads Southampton to LI 'B' repeat

    Johnson scored 26 points, had six assists and made four steals in a 78-48 victory over Malverne Tuesday night in the Class B Long Island championship game at LIU Post. It was the Mariners' second consecutive Long Island title.

    Pisani's big game leads Carle Place to LI 'B' title

    Pisani's "regular layup" with 21.4 seconds remaining helped seal the Frogs' 36-32 win over Hampton Bays in the Long Island Class B championship game at LIU Post. Pisani had 12 points and five assists while guiding Carle Place to its first Long Island girls basketball championship since 1992.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (3/10)

    Rawle Alkins throws down against Long Island Lutheran. Will his Royals move up the ladder in this week's Tri-State Top 20? Find out now

    Full game: Baldwin 53, Uniondale 45

    Mar. 7, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Baldwin's 53-45 boys basketball victory over Uniondale in the Nassau County Class AA final.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/10/2015)

    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.

    Full game: Kellenberg 68, St. John the Baptist 67

    Mar. 4, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Kellenberg's 68-67 girls basketball victory over St. John the Baptist in the NSCHSAA Class A final.

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