Original Story: The Greenwich Cardinals and Darien Blue Wave boys basketball teams will clash in their first FCIAC game of the season and you can catch all the action on HAN Network on Thursday night
Coverage will begin with a pregame show at 6:50 p.m., with tip-off scheduled for 7. The game can be seen live on FCIAC.net and han.network, as well as on Frontier Communications’ Vantage Sports Network (Chs. 600/1600). Frank Granito and Kevin Coleman will be on the call.
The game is the third of four FCIAC contests on the HAN Network this week.
Tuesday’s girls basketball contest between Brien McMahon and Bridgeport Central, as well as Wednesday’s boys ice hockey game between the Hamden Green Dragons and New Canaan Rams are both available by clicking here.
HAN will also carry the the Darien vs. New Canaan boys ice hockey game at 10 a.m., Saturday.
The Greenwich Cardinals boys basketball team is looking to get its first win of the season tonight, as the Cards have dropped their first two games to Stamford and Notre Dame-West Haven.
The Cardinals have a new look this year as they bring in a new coach and look to replace an impressive senior class due to graduation. First-year coach Philip D’Amato brings a new style to the program at and is looking forward to the challenge of getting this team not only farther in the Class LL tournament, but to get into the conference tournament this season.
Replacing sharpshooter Connor Harkins will be difficult considering he averaged 20 points per game last season, but senior captains Matt Robbins and Elias Giannopoulos are ready to prove they have the size and speed to make Greenwich a contender this year.
The Blue Wave opened its season with an impressive 72-37 victory over University Monday night and look get a winning streak going to start the year.
Last season, the Blue Wave had one of the best seasons in program history, finishing the regular season with a record of 12-4 in the FCIAC 14-6 overall and qualifying for both the FCIAC and Class LL tournaments.
The 2017-18 Blue Wave team has a great mix of upperclassmen and underclassmen who will provide quality minutes, led by senior captains, Andrew Darby and Jack Tierney, leading the quest to repeat as FCIAC East champs.