2021 All-FCIAC Boys Basketball Awards

Player of the Year Jason James, St. Joseph Coach of the Year Joel Geriak, Wilton First Team Jason James, St. Joseph Lucas Basich, Staples Miles Drake, Darien Amos Grey, Ridgefield JeySon Slade, Westhill Leo Magnus, New Canaan Kevin Vidmar, Danbury Derek Sale, Staples Second Team Josh White, Wilton Matt Knachel, Ridgefield Isaiah Sullivan, Bassick Connor … Read more

Ridgefield topples New Canaan, will play for third-straight FCIAC title

RIDGEFIELD — The FCIAC Championship has been monopolized by Ridgefield boys basketball in recent years, and the Tigers will now play for their third consecutive title. The No. 1 seeded Tigers advanced past No. 5 New Canaan 62-49 Tuesday night, the only team to hang a loss on Ridgefield in the regular season. Ridgefield will … Read more

Westhill Rides Hot Streak To FCIAC Final For First Time In Five Years

STAMFORD — Though his team started its season with losses in four of its first six games, Westhill boys basketball coach Howard White knew his squad had the pieces in place to accomplish something special. “I saw it in early February, to me, it was just a matter of when they were going to bring … Read more

Wilton boys basketball thrives in whirlwind of 12 games in 22 days

When the Wilton boys basketball team finally stepped onto the court for its season opener against Norwalk in late February, there was a bit of disbelief among the Warriors players. Who could blame them? After going 316 days since their last game, the Warriors had suited up exactly once, for conditioning drills, on Jan. 19 … Read more

FCIAC has four basketball teams ranked in state polls

The Ridgefield, Staples and Trumbull girls basketball teams were all ranked among the top nine while Ridgefield was the only boys basketball team from the FCIAC ranked in the most recent Top 10 polls. It makes sense that Ridgefield High School was represented in both polls given that the school’s girls and boys basketball teams … Read more

Ridgefield dominance continues, connects on 15 3-pointers to defeat Danbury

RIDGEFIELD — Dominance is nothing new for Ridgefield’s boys basketball team, which entered the season looking for its fourth FCIAC title in five years, but it appears to be reaching new levels. The Tigers improved to 4-0 Tuesday night after cruising to a 77-55 over rival Danbury. The 22-point margin of victory was the second-lowest … Read more

Rams Break Out Championship Mettle In Win Over Trumbull

TRUMBULL — The New Canaan boys basketball team missed a number of shots close to the basket during tonight’s game at Trumbull. That is the nature of the sport. The Rams were hit with a technical foul because their scorebook had the wrong number for a player. That is a correctable mistake, and since it … Read more

New-Look Ridgefield Rides Hot Start To Win Over Westhill

STAMFORD — How does a defending league champion with just one returning starter and four players familiar — one by surname — to the most fanatical FCIAC boys basketball fan open a new season defeating a pair of opponents predicted by most to finish relatively high in the standings by an average of 30 points? … Read more

FCIAC boys and girls basketball schedules set; Games tip off Feb. 9

The FCIAC’s boys and girls basketball schedules are set, with games beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 9 and the regular season running through March 11. The league will feature 18 teams this season as Bassick and Harding have been added to the schedule. All 18 teams will qualify for the postseason tournament, with two playdown games … Read more