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    Updated Tue, Feb 24, 2015 7:32 PM

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    Primer: Freeport vs. Baldwin Nassau 'AA' semifinal

    It's a Nassau Class AA semifinal boys basketball matchup when Freeport and Baldwin go head-to-head Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Hofstra University on #MSGV_Live.

    Uniondale vs Elmont boys basketball Nassau “AA” Semifinals

    Uniondale vs Elmont boys basketball Nassau “AA” Semifinals

    Jordan takes over for Hills West in semifinal win

    Jordan brought the look with him onto the court and the Colts responded to secure a thrilling, come-from-behind 64-57 win over Copiague in a Suffolk Class AA semifinal Wednesday night at Farmingdale State College.

    Suffolk HS hoops star is top 10 recruit in nation

    With grace and speed that seemed surprising given his 6-9, 225-pound frame, Cheick Diallo quickly filled the lane on a fast break. He fielded a bounce pass on the run and dunked it with one hand, never breaking stride. He pivoted, raced back on defense and blocked a shot.

    Put A Face On It (2/26/2015)

    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.

    Almonacy helps Brentwood cruise into 'AA' final

    Almonacy scored 31 points, including 21 in the second half, as Brentwood coasted to a 73-52 victory over Northport last night in a Suffolk AA semifinal played before a crowd estimated at nearly 2,500 fans at Farmingdale State College.

    Primer: Uniondale vs. Elmont Nassau Class AA boys basketball semifinal

    A chance to compete for a Nassau Class “AA” final is on the line when Uniondale and Elmont meet at Hofstra University on Friday at 5 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    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!

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/24/2015)

    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 (2/24)

    Northport knocked off Huntington in an epic six-overtime game. Will the Tigers move up in this week's power rankings? Find out now.

    Johnson leads Southampton to 'BCD' title

    Senior forward scores game-high 21 points to guide Mariners to 59-34 win over Bridgehampton

    Worth the wait: Watlington guides BBP to 'A' title

    In first game of the season, junior guard sparks Phantoms to stunning 50-49 come-from-behind win over Harborfields.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (2/24)

    Where is Linden in this week's Tri-State Top 20? Mike Quick lets us know.

    Photos: Southampton vs Bridgehampton boys basketball final

    Suffolk County B,C,D boys basketball final.

    Primer: Bridgehampton vs. Southampton, Suffolk BCD boys basketball final

    It’s a Hamptons battle in the Suffolk BCD championship game as Southampton faces Bridgehampton Tuesday at 5 p.m. from Walt Whitman HS on #MSGV_Live.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (2/23/2015)

    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.

    Primer: Harborfields vs. Bayport-Blue Point, Suffolk Class A boys basketball final

    The Suffolk Class A boys basketball final is on the line as top-seeded Bayport-Blue Point takes on No. 2 Harborfields Tuesday at 8 p.m. from Walt Whitman HS on #MSGV_Live.

    Photos: Bayport-Blue Point vs Harborfields boys basketball

    Suffolk Class A Boys Basketball Final.

    Lamison scores 17 points to lead Bridgehampton

    Yes, the buzz is back in Bridgehampton, which defeated the Stony Brook School, 54-36, in the Suffolk CD game, led by Josh Lamison, who scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half.

    Babylon's Laing bucket takes the lead

    Babylon's Brendan Laing gets the backet off an assist from Dillon Kelly to make it 59-57 over Southampton in the fourth quarter.

    Babylon's Kelly connects on three-pointer

    Babylon's Dillon Kelly hits a three-pointer off an assist from Stephen Schweitzer to make it 29-26 over Babylon in the second quarter.

    Full game: Hampton Bays 47, Babylon 42

    Feb. 21, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Hampton Bays' 47-42 girls basketball victory over Babylon in the Suffolk 'B' final.

    Southampton outlasts Babylon in double overtime in Suffolk Class "B" final

    Southampton needed double-overtime, but they defeated Babylon in the Suffolk Class "B" boys basketball final.

    Babylon's Laing three-point play 2OT

    Babylon's Brendan Laing hits a three-point play to make it 69-69 with Southampton in the second overtime.

    Babylon's Woodhull rebound and bucket

    Babylon's Ron Woodhull gets the rebound and putback to tie the game at 66-66 with Southampton in the first overtime.

    Southampton's Israel Johnson ties the game

    Southampton's Israel Johnson ties the game with a running layup at 59-59 with Babylon in the fourth quarter.

    Highlights: Brentwood 77, North Babylon 54 (02/21/15)

    Highlights of Brentwood defeating North Babylon 77-54.

    Babylon's Woodhull makes layup

    Babylon's Ron Woodhull hits a layup to cut the Southampton lead to 22-18 in the second quarter.

    Southampton's Cummings makes three-pointer

    Southampton's Zach Cummings hits a three-pointer to make it 15-11 over Babylon in the first quarter.

    Babylon's Laing rebound and bucket

    Babylon's Brendan Laing gets the rebound and putback to make it 54-47 over Southampton in the fourth quarter.

    Almonacy's 20 points help Brentwood advance

    Almonacy scored 20 points, including a buzzer-beating trey in the first, as top-seeded Brentwood earned a 77-54 win over visiting North Babylon in a Suffolk Class AA quarterfinal.

    Southampton's Pike three-pointer 1st OT

    Southampton's Chad Pike makes a three-pointer off an assist from Israel Johnson to make it 69-66 over Babylon in the first overtime.

    Southampton's Johnson three-pointer

    Southampton's Isaiah Johnson hits a three-pointer to make it 12-11 over Babylon in the first quarter.

    Babylon's Kelly connects on three-pointer

    Babylon's Dillon Kelly hits a three-pointer off an assist from Brendan Laing to make it 39-31 over Southampton in the third quarter.

    Southampton celebrates Suffolk B title

    Southampton celebrates after wining the Suffolk B boys basketball championship 80-74 over Babylon.

    Southampton's Isaiah Johnson ties game

    Southampton's Isaiah Johnson hits a three-pointer off an assist from Israel Johnson to tie the game at 57-57 in the fourth quarter.

    Southampton's Johnson hits jumper

    Southampton's Isaiah Johnson hits arunning jumper to make it 19-14 over Babylon in the second quarter.

    Northport tops Huntington in 6OT

    The fifth-seeded Tigers outlasted No. 4 Huntington, 96-89, in six overtimes in a Suffolk Class AA boys quarterfinal. It was the longest boys basketball playoff game in Long Island history, according to historian Jack White.

    Southampton's Israel Johnson bucket 1st OT

    Southampton's Israel Johnson layup makes the score 66-64 over Babylon in the first overtime.

    Babylon's Laing three-point play 1st OT

    Babylon's Brendan Laing makes a three-point play to make it 62-61 over Southampton in the first overtime.

    Babylon's Laing makes three-point play

    Babylon's Brendan Laing hits a three-point play off an assist from Dillon Kelly to make it 50-41 over Southampton in the fourth quarter.

    Southampton's Isaiah Johnson 3-pointer in 2OT

    Southampton's Isaiah Johnson connects on a three-pointer of an assist from Zach Cummings to make it 72-69 over Babylon in the second overtime.

    Southampton's Cummings hits layup

    Southampton's Zach Cummings makes a layup off an assist from Chad Pike to cut the Babylon lead to 45-41 in the fourth quarter.

    Photos: Southampton vs Babylon boys basketball Suffolk Class "B" final

    Suffolk County Boys Basketball Class B Final.

    Golon expects team to keep winning

    Painful as it was from his perspective, Lucas Golon got used to losing during his first three years on Carle Place's varsity basketball team. He became accustomed to the result, but the feeling never sat well with him.

    Southampton's Fulford layup in the lane

    Southampton's Nasies Fulford hits a layup to make it 24-18 over Babylon in the second quarter.

    Highlights: Northport 96, Huntington 89 (6OT) (02/21/15)

    Highlights of Northport defeating Huntingotn 96-89 in the 6th overtime.

    Southampton's Cummings makes three-pointer

    Southampton's Zach Cummings hits a three-pointer off an assist from Nick Fulford to make it 27-18 over Babylon in the second quarter.

    Babylon's Antolini's hits layup

    Babylon's Nick Antolini makes a layup to make it 34-33 over Southampton in the third quarter.

    Babylon's Schweitzer makes three-point play

    Babylon's Stephen Schweitzer hits a three-point play off an assist from Brendan Laing to make it 29-29 in the third quarter.

    Babylon's Antolini hits three-pointer

    Babylon's Nick Antolini makes a three-pointer off an assist from Stephen Schweitzer to make it 11-9 over Southampton in the first quarter.

    Full game: Southampton 80, Babylon 74 (2OT)

    Feb. 21, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Southampton’s 80-74 (2OT) boys basketball victory over Babylon in the Suffolk ‘B’ final.

    Sayville's Gaffney 3-pointer

    Sayville's Connor Gaffney hits a 3-pointer off an assist from Kevin O'Halloran as Bayport-Blue Point leads 14-13 over Sayville in the first quarter.

    Curtis spurs Freeport's lockdown D in OT win

    Curtis had 13 points, seven rebounds and three blocks, and junior point guard Willie Tenzie had eight points and six assists. Senior guards Stafford Nicholas and Marcel Smiley each added 12 points.

    Full game: Floral Park 79, Manhasset 68

    Feb. 20, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Floral Park’s 79-68 boys basketball victory over Manhasset in the Nassau ‘A’ quarterfinals.

    Photos: Sayville vs Bayport-Blue Point boys basketball

    Bayport-BP defeated Sayville in Basketball on 2/20/15

    Sayville's Gaffney three-pointer

    Sayville's Connor Gaffney hits a three-pointer to make it 18-14 over Bayport-Blue Point in the second quarter

    Bayport-BP's Darby 3-point play

    Bayport-BP's Tim Darby hits a 3-point play to tie the game at 3 with Sayville in the first quarter.

    Bayport-BP T. Darby three-pointer

    Bayport- Blue Point's Tim Darby three-pointer off an assist from Doug Niblock to make it 24-18 over Sayville in the second quarter.

    Sayville's Schenkel jumper

    Sayville's Hunter Schenkel hits a jumper to make it 32-30 over BBP in the third quarter.

    Bayport-BP Michael Darby three-pointer

    Bayport- Blue Point Michael Darby makes a three-pointer of an assist from Tim Darby to make it 63-57 over Sayville in the fourth quarter.

    Primer: Sayville vs. Bayport-Blue Point, Suffolk Class A boys basketball semifinals

    A berth in the Suffolk Class A final is at stake when top-seeded Bayport-Blue Point takes on No. 5 Sayville in the semifinals from St. Joseph College Friday at noon on #MSGV_Live.

    Sayville's Gaffney makes 3-pointer

    Sayville's Connor Gaffney makes a three-pointer off an assist from Chris Matson to cut the Bayport-Blue Point lead to 63-62 in the fourth quarter.

    Sayville's O'Halloran 3-pointer

    Sayville's Kevin O'Halloran makes a 3-pointer off an assist from Austin Read to cut the Bayport-Blue Point lead to 30-26 in the second quarter.

    Primer: East Hampton vs. Harborfields, Suffolk Class A boys basketball semifinals

    The final ticket to the Suffolk Class A boys basketball final will be punched when second-seeded Harborfields hosts No. 6 East Hampton Friday at 6 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Bayport-BP Darby three-pointer

    Bayport-Blue Point's Tim Darby hits a three-pointer off an assist from Evan Harenberg to make it 21-18 over Sayville in the second quarter.

    Bayport-BP's Darby layup

    Bayport-Blue Point's Tim Darby hits a layup off an assist from Doug Niblock to make it 14-10 over Sayville in the first quarter.

    Darby duo guide Bayport-Blue Point in Suffolk 'A' semis

    Tim and Michael Darby combined to help seal the Phantoms 63-62 win over Sayville in the Suffolk Class A semifinals Friday afternoon at St. Joseph College.

    Bayport-BP Darby hits third straight three-pointer

    Bayport-Blue Point's Tim Darby hits a three-pointer off an assist from George Riefenstahl to make it 27-18 over Sayville in the second quarter.

    Bayport-BP Niblock 3-pointer

    Bayport-Blue Point Doug Niblock hits a 3-pointer to make it 52-41 over Sayville in the fourth quarter.

    Road Warriors: Edouasie, Floral Park top Manhasset In Nassau 'A' quarterfinals

    No. 16 Floral Park defeated No. 9 Manhasset in the Nassau Class A quarterfinal playoffs Friday night at Manhasset HS.

    Full game: Harborfields 73, East Hampton 58

    Feb. 20, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Harborfields' 73-58 boys basketball victory over East Hampton in the Suffolk 'A' semifinals.

    Sayville's Schenkel three-pointer

    Sayville's Hunter Schenkel makes a 3-pointer off an assist from Kevin O'Halloran to cut the Bayport- Blue Point lead to 58-54 in the fourth quarter.

    Primer: Southampton vs. Babylon, Suffolk Class "B" boys basketball final

    The Suffolk Class "B" title is on the line when two top teams collide, as Babylon takes on No.2 Southampton at William Floyd High School on Saturday at 3 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Bayport-BP Niblock layup

    BPP D. Niblock makes a layup off an assist from Tim Darby to make it 54-41 over Sayville in the fourth quarter.

    Bayport-BP Niblock three-pointer

    Bayport-Blue Point Doug Niblock hits a three-pointer off an assist from Tim Darby to make it 43-39 over Sayville in the third quarter.

    Sayville's Gaffney three-pointer

    Sayville's Connor Gaffney hits a three-pointer off an assist from Austin Read to make it 8-6 over Bayport-BP in the first quarter.

    Wynter, Harborfields weathers storm in semis

    A year after a heartbreaking home loss to John Glenn in the semis, the Tornadoes beat East Hampton, 73-58, Friday night to book a spot in the Suffolk ‘A’ finals. Second-seeded Harborfields will face top-seeded Bayport-Blue Point in the final Tuesday night at Walt Whitman HS.

    Full game: Bayport-BP 63, Sayville 62

    Feb. 20, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Bayport-Blue Point's 63-62 boys basketball victory over Sayville in the Suffolk 'A' semifinals.

    Photos: East Hampton vs Harborfields boys basketball

    Harborfields defeated East Hampton in basketball on 2/20/15

    Full game: Malverne 69, Carle Place 46

    Feb. 19, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Malverne's 69-46 boys basketball victory over Carle Place in the Nassau 'B' final.

    Highlights: Elmont 54, Massapequa 40 (02/19/15)

    Highlights of Elmont defeating Massapequa 54-40.

    Primer: Floral Park vs Manhasset - Nassau 'A' Quarterfinal

    It's a Nassau Class A playoffs quarterfinal clash when No. 16 Floral Park visits No. 9 Manhasset Friday night on #MSGV_Live.

    Moore, Tyree, Forbes lead North Babylon

    Focus and seriousness are a big part of No. 9 North Babylon's demeanor these days, and it showed early in its 74-52 win against eighth-seeded Floyd in the first round of the Suffolk Class AA playoffs Wednesday. Senior point guard Zach Moore (21), junior forward Tyree Grimsley (20) and Forbes (19) all eclipsed double-figure point totals.

    Photos: Floral Park vs Manhasset boys basketball – Nassau “A” semis

    Floral Park vs Manhasset boys basketball – Nassau “A”

    Young, Malverne wins Nassau 'B' Title

    Senior forward Kevin Young powered Malverne with 19 points and three others players recorded in double figures to help the Mules defeat Carle Place, 69-46, in the Nassau Class 'B' boys basketball title game held at LIU-Post Thursday.

    Photos: Carle Place v. Malverne Boys Basketball

    Malverne defeats Carle Place Boys Basketball

    Highlights: Freeport 57, Long Beach 52 (2/14/14)

    Highlights of Freeport defeating Long Beach 57-52, in the first round of the Nassau Class AA playoffs.

    Schenkel helps Sayville hold off SWR

    A 13-point lead was down to five with two minutes left, and Sayville's Hunter Schenkel knew what to expect. He is an 88 percent free-throw shooter according to his coach, so Schenkel was going to have the ball in his hands in crunchtime and that meant he was going to get hammered.

    Primer: Carle Place vs. Malverne boys basketball

    Carle Place and Malverne will compete for the the Nassau Class 'B' final Thursday at 12 p.m. from LIU-Post on #MSGV_Live

    Put A Face On It (2/19/2015)

    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.

    Wynter leads Harborfields to playoff win

    Wynter scored a game-high 20 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, and had seven assists, five rebounds and five steals to lead host and second-seeded Harborfields over No. 7 Amityville, 64-43, in a Suffolk Class A first-round playoff game.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/17/2015)

    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: Holy Trinity 74, Kellenberg 59

    Feb. 17, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Holy Trinity’s 74-59 boys basketball victory over Kellenberg.

    Higgins helps Holy Trinity win regular season title

    Senior forward scores career-high 18 points and grabs 12 rebounds in 74-59 win over Kellenberg.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (2/17)

    The Friars remain atop the Tri-State Top 20 after a thorough victory at Long Island Lutheran Friday.

    Primer: Kellenberg at Holy Trinity boys basketball

    It is a showdown of two of the top teams in the NSCHSAA as Holy Trinity hosts Kellenberg Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Manning Jr. leads Bridgehampton to Suffolk title

    Manning, who averages about 23.5 points, had 15 points in the first half, as well as a handful of assists, rebounds and a pair of blocks as the Killer Bees built a 38-16 lead that widened in a dominant performance. Tylik Furman added 15 points, Elijah Jackson scored 13 and Josh Lamison had 12.

    Colarusso points Stony Brook to Class C title

    The senior point guard scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half, and provided leadership and ballhandling down the stretch as the Bears rallied for a 44-39 victory over Pierson Monday in the Suffolk Class C championship game at William Floyd High School.

    LI boys basketball power rankings (2/17)

    Who do we think are the top 10 boys basketball teams on Long Island this week? Find out now.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (2/16/2015)

    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.

    Cluess' career-high 41 points lead Floral Park

    Cluess' layup gave the Knights a 78-75 lead with a minute left, and Nick Jounakos (11 points) added a free throw with 30 seconds left. Cluess blocked a shot with two seconds left as Floral Park held on. The Knights rallied from down 68-58 entering the fourth quarter.

    Highlights: MacArthur 58, Port Washington 56 (OT) (02/14/15)

    Highlights of MacArthur defeating Port Washington 58-56.

    No. 1 St. Anthony drops No. 11 LI Lutheran in battle of Tri-State powerhouses

    St. Anthony came to Long Island Lutheran HS and dominated the Crusaders 71-46 in a battle of Tri-State boys basketball powerhouses

    Full game: Our Savior New American 67, Linden 55

    Feb. 13, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Our Savior New American's 67-55 boys basketball victory over Linden in the Metro Classic.

    Full game: St. Anthony 71, LI Lutheran 46

    Feb. 13, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of St. Anthony's 71-46 boys basketball victory over Long Island Lutheran.

    Highlights: Valley Stream South 55, Hewlett 54 (02/13/15)

    Highlights of Valley Stream South defeating Hewlett 55-54.

    Diallo, Our Savior New American too much for Linden

    McDonald's All-American, Chieck Diallo, totals 23 points and 11 rebounds in a 67-55 victory over Linden

    2015 Nassau boys basketball playoff brackets

    Find out the schedule and results of the Nassau boys basketball playoffs here

    Primer: Linden vs. Our Savior New American boys basketball

    Check out the preview for Tri-State No. 4 Linden's big matchup with Our Savior New American from New York, which will be LIVE on MSGVarsity.com at 6:30 p.m. on Friday night.

    2015 Suffolk boys basketball playoff brackets

    Find out the schedule and results of the Suffolk boys basketball playoffs here

    Put A Face On It (St. Anthony vs. LI Lutheran) (2/12/2015)

    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 (2/12/2015)

    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 (Our Savior New American vs. Linden) (2/12/2015)

    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.

    Photos: St. Anthony vs LuHi boys basketball

    St. Anthony (NJ) vs LuHi boys basketball

    Primer: St. Anthony vs. Long Island Lutheran boys basketball

    It is a showdown of Tri-State boys basketball powerhouses as Long Island Lutheran hosts St. Anthony’s from Jersey City Friday at 7:45 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    McNoble, O'Connell lead Chaminade to wild win

    McNoble's layup with 42.8 seconds left gave Chaminade a 78-77 lead and Thomas O'Connell made a free throw with four seconds left for the final margin. O'Connell missed the second free throw and Kellenberg had a chance to win, but a half-court heave rimmed out at the buzzer.

    Syosset's Zimmerman gets his second

    Syosset's Jake Zimmerman gets the hat trick off an assist from Michael Crescimanni to make it 4-1 over Long Beach in the second period.

    Altenord helps Hills West clinch Suffolk III title

    Altenord scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half and also sparked the Colts defensively with stellar play on the wing in a 1-3-1 zone as Hills West erased a 15-point third-quarter deficit to turn back Copiague, 65-50, and clinch the Suffolk III league title.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (2/10)

    Christ the King went on the road and edged Long Island Lutheran. How will that game affect the tri-state poll? Mike lets us know

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/10/2015)

    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.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (2/9/15)

    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.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (2/10)

    After clinching the division title with a 56-46 win over Freeport, will Kyle Harding's Knights move up in this week's power rankings? We have the answer now

    Highlights: Hills West 63, Smithtown West 45 (02/07/15)

    Highlights of Hills West defeating Smithtown West 63-45.

    Redd, Butler lead Uniondale to win over Freeport

    Behind its captains, host Uniondale used a 17-7 fourth quarter to defeat Freeport, 56-46, on Friday as the Knights captured the Nassau Conference AA-I title.

    Put A Face On It (2/5/2015)

    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.

    Riefenstahl gives BBP League VI title

    The 6-6 center did his part, contributing 27 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocks, and his teammates' perimeter defense allowed an acceptable seven threes as host Bayport-Blue Point clinched the Suffolk League VI title Thursday with a 58-38 victory.

    Royal rebound: No. 8 Christ the King edges No. 11 LuHi

    In a terrific high school basketball game, Christ the King edged Long Island Lutheran, 69-66, in a battle of Tri-State powerhouses Wednesday night in Brookville.

    MSG Varsity's National Signing Day 2015 coverage

    Find out what MSG Varsity has in store for NSD 2015 coverage.

    Primer: Christ the King vs. Long Island Lutheran basketball doubleheader

    It’s a showdown of Tri-State powerhouses as Long Island Lutheran hosts Christ the King in a basketball doubleheader starting Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Full game: Christ the King 69, LI Lutheran 66

    Feb. 4, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Christ the King’s 69-66 boys basketball victory over Long Island Lutheran.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (2/3)

    Patrick School and Long Island Lutheran met at the LuHi Invitational. Where are both schools in this week's Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20? Find out now

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/3/2015)

    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.

    Photos: Christ the King vs LuHi boys basketball

    Christ the King vs LuHi boys basketball

    2014-15 Long Island college commitments list

    Find out where high school athletes in your area will be playing their college sports.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (2/3)

    Jose Martinez helped lead Long Island Lutheran to a big win over Patrick School (NJ) and the top spot in the power rankings again.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (2/2/2015)

    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.

    Primer: Wings Academy vs. Brentwood boys basketball

    It’s a showdown of two of the top teams in the tri-state as Brentwood faces Wings Academy at the first annual LuHi Invitational from Long Island Lutheran Saturday at 2 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Wings finishes strong to beat Brentwood

    A week removed from surrendering a late nine-point lead in a loss to Cardozo in the SNY Invitational final, Wings finished strong in an 82-73 win over Brentwood at the LuHi Invitational.

    Full game: LI Lutheran 67, Patrick School 56

    Jan. 31, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Long Island Lutheran's 67-56 boys basketball victory over The Patrick School.

    Hewlett uses muscle, clutch FTs to top Floral Park

    The senior made two free throws with 14 seconds left for the final four-point margin in host Hewlett's 52-48 win over Floral Park Friday night in a Nassau Conference A-III game.

    Full game: Wings Academy 82, Brentwood 73

    Jan. 31, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Wings Academy's 82-73 boys basketball victory over Brentwood.

    Atkinson, Green lead LuHi over Patrick School

    As much as Long Island Lutheran pushed, the Patrick School pushed back. Any time LuHi gained momentum, the Patrick School would answer, but the Crusaders held on for a 67-58 win.

    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!

    O'Connell lifts Chaminade over Holy Trinity

    Chaminade held on for a 66-64 win over Holy Trinity in a CHSSA league game on Friday night.

    Full game: Chaminade 66, Holy Trinity 64

    Jan. 30, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Chaminade's 66-64 boys basketball victory over Holy Trinity.

    Photos: Wings Academy vs Brentwood boys basketball

    Wings Academy defeated Brentwood in Basketball on 1/31/15

    Photos: Patrick School vs. LuHi boys basketball

    LuHi defeated Patrick School in boys basketball on 1/31/15

    Lawrence Basketball v VSS

    Pictures of Lawrence Basketball against VSS

    Put A Face On It (1/29/2015)

    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.

    Moore's block seals North Babylon win

    The win snapped a three-game losing streak for North Babylon (6-4) and dropped Copiague to 8-2.

    Photos: Holy Trinity vs. Chaminade boys basketball

    Holy Trinity vs Chaminade boys basketball

    Primer: Patrick School vs. LuHi boys basketball

    Two of the Tri-State's top teams will meet when Long Island Lutheran hosts the Partick School on Saturday at 4;00 p.m. on #MSGv_Live.

    Highlights: Northport 57, Bay Shore 42 (01/29/15)

    Highlights of Northport defeating Bay Shore 57-42.

    MSGV 360 (1/27/2015)

    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.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (1/27)

    After rallying to beat Camden, will St. Anthony jump atop the Tri-State Top 20? Mike Quick has your answer.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (1/26/2015)

    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.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (1/27)

    Steve Torre guided Kellenberg to a win at the Crotty Classic. Will the Firebirds move up in this week's power rankings?

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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

    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.

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Highlights: Seaford 69, Westbury 62 (2/15/14)

    Highlights of Seaford defeating Westbury 69-62, in the first round of the Nassau Class A playoffs.

    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.

    Photos: Brentwood at Baldwin boys basketball

    Brentwood defeated Baldwin on 1/17/15

    Photos: Copiague at Uniondale boys basketball

    Uniondale defeated Copiague in Basketball on 1/17/15

    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.

    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.

    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: Uniondale 77, Copiague 74

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

    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.

    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.

    Photos: LI Lutheran vs Linden boys basketball

    Linden defeated LuHi by the score of 63-51.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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 (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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Photos: Long Island Lutheran vs. Jefferson boys basketball

    LuHi defeats Jefferson by the score of 75 - 62.

    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.

    Highlights: South Side 62, Roosevelt 54

    Highlights from the High School Sportsdesk

    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.

    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 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 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.

    Full game: Elmont 66, Westbury 61

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

    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 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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

    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

    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.

    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?

    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.

    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.

    Quick Hits - Long Island (1/5/2015)

    MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo 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.

    Brown, Wilson lead St. Ray's over St. Mary's

    St. Raymond lost its first game of 2015 at Mount St. Michael, but bounced back in a big way 24 hours later to beat St. Mary’s, 77-63, at the Shooting Stars Showcase at Long Island Lutheran Sunday afternoon.

    Green helps guide LuHi over Lincoln

    Green was benched for the start of Sunday’s clash with Lincoln for arriving late for practice a day earlier, but the junior showed up in a big way late.

    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.

    Photos: Brentwood vs South Shore boys basketball

    Shooting Stars Showcase Brentwood vs South Shore Basketball

    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.

    Highlights: Far Rockaway 48, Harborfields 44 (01/04/15)

    Highlgihts of Far Rockaway defeating Harborfields 48-44.

    Primer: South Shore vs. Brentwood boys basketball

    South Shore takes on Brentwood at the Shooting Stars Showcase from Long Island Lutheran Sunday at 2 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Holy Trinity's Higgins inspired team's win

    Behind Higgins and Jack Sixsmith's 25 points and eight assists, Holy Trinity rallied for a 78-75 overtime win against visiting Chaminade in the CHSAA boys basketball opener for both teams.

    Primer: Lincoln vs. Long Island Lutheran boys basketball

    It’s a battle of two of the top boys basketball teams in the tri-state as Long Island Lutheran hosts Lincoln in the finale of the Shooting Stars Showcase Sunday at 6 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Photos: Lincoln vs Long Island Lutheran boys basketball

    Shooting Stars Showcase Abraham Lincoln vs LUHI

    Highlights: Hills West 63, Hempstead 50 (12/29/14)

    Highlights of the Hills West defeating Hempstead 63-50.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (12/30)

    Check out the final Long Island boys basketball power rankings of 2014.

    Highlights: Deer Park 68, Commack 66 (12/29/14)

    Highlights of the Deer Park defeating Commack 68-66.

    Highlights: Copiague 63, Lindenhurst 53 (12/29/14)

    Highlights of the Copiague defeating Lindenhurst 63-53.

    Golaszewski, Scott lead Holy Trinity's rally

    Golaszewski scored 31 points, including 24 in the second half, and Scott added 21 points as Holy Trinity defeated Half Hollow Hills West, 84-74, in a non-league game at Baldwin High School.

    Quick Hits - Long Island: Boys Basketball Preview

    Mike Quick & Rob Pavinelli preview the 2014-2015 boys basketball season on Long Island.

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (12/23)

    Will undefeated Baldwin move up in this week's Long Island boys basketball power rankings? Find out now.

    Highlights, Hills East 56, Smithtown West 54 (2/14/14)

    Hightlights of Hills East defeating Smithtown West 56-54, in the first round the Suffolk Class AA playoffs.

    Photos: Northport vs Hills East boys basketball

    Northport vs Hills East boys basketball

    Brady, Jarrett pace Northport over Hills East

    Gerard Brady and Lukas Jarrett combined for 42 points to help lead Northport to a 55-39 win over host Half Hollow Hills East in a Suffolk League II game Saturday afternoon.

    Full game: Northport 55, HHH East 39

    Dec. 20, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Northport's 55-39 boys basketball victory over HHH East.

    Second Half Pictures, Lawrence v Syosset

    Pictures from Lawrence's win against Syosset

    First Half Pictures, Lawrence v Syosset

    Pictures from Lawrence's win against Syosset

    Pre-game, Lawrence v Syosset

    Pre-game pictures of Lawrence's game against Syosset

    Gatling, Rodwell lead Baldwin to another big win

    Baldwin showed why it belongs with Long Island Lutheran and Brentwood in the penthouse of Long Island's boys basketball teams this season, routing Valley Stream Central, 82-37, in a Nassau AA-II game.

    Primer: Northport vs. Hills East boys basketball

    Hills East takes on Northport in a Suffolk League II boys basketball showdown Saturday at 2 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    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

    Power rankings: LI boys basketball (12/16)

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

    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

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

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

    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.

    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.

    Nassau boys basketball preview

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    • Dec 7, 2014

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

    LI CHSAA, private school boys basketball preview

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

    Suffolk boys basketball preview

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    • Dec 7, 2014

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

    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.''

    Highlights: Amityville 52, Harborfields 42

    Feb. 23, 2013: Watch highlights from No. 1 Amityville's (white) 52-42 boys basketball victory over No. 2 Harborfields in the Suffolk Class A Finals.

    Game replay: Amityville 52, Harborfields 42

    Kavione Green scored 18 points as No. 1 Amityville edged No. 2 Harborfields, 52-42, in the Suffolk Class A finals. Watch the game replay!

    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.

    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.

    Photos: LI boys basketball players to watch

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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-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.

    Uniondale's Redd baseline basket

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

    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.

    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 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Photos: Burke Catholic vs LI Lutheran boys basketball

    Burke Catholic vs LI Lutheran Boys basketball

    Photos: New Rochelle vs Uniondale boys basketball

    New Rochelle vs Uniondale Boys basketball

    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.

    Highlights: Central Islip 68, Hills East 64 (1/14/14)

    Highlights of Central Islip defeating Hills East 68-64.

    Highlights: Amityville 70, John Glenn 68 (01/07/14)

    Highlights of Amityville defeating John Glenn 70-68.

    Full Game: Baldwin 64, Uniondale 44

    Mar. 2, 2013: Watch the complete TV broadcast of Baldwin's 64-44 boys basketball victory over Uniondale.

    Season highlights: Long Island Lutheran boys basketball

    MSG Varsity takes a quick look back at the year that was for the Long Island Lutheran boys basketball team.

    Highlights: William Floyd 53, Bay Shore 52

    Highlights from the High School Sportsdesk

    Highlights: South Side 62, Roosevelt 54

    Feb. 15, 2013: Watch highlights from No. 8 South Side's (white) 62-54 boys basketball victory over No. 9 Roosevelt (blue) in the first round of the Suffolk AA playoffs.

    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.

    Nassau's Kelly big block

    Nassau's Chris Kelly with a big block against Suffolk during 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 Ginyard deep three

    Suffolk's Tavon Ginyard deep three to make it 85-76 over Nassau in the second 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'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 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 Dixon up and under

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

    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.

    Suffolk's Ginyard 3-pointer

    Suffolk's Tavon Ginyard 3-pointer to make it 57-50 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 Laing with the layup

    Suffolk's Brendan Laing with the layup to make it 50-47 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.

    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 Allen drains a three

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