I often get criticized for playing the parity card too often — sometimes with validity — but this FCIAC boys basketball tournament should not be one of those instances.
With the FCIAC boys basketball tournament starting Saturday and running for five days, it can best be called February/March Madness.
We are going to emphasize the final word and invite you to enter The Ruden Report Boys Basketball Madness Challenge.
Of the four championship matchups that could have blossomed from last night’s FCIAC girls basketball semifinals, the one with the best strategic possibilities was delivered.
Third-seeded Stamford is the hottest team in the league right now, looking very much like a Tiana England-less version of the one that last year won conference and Class LL titles, part of a 17-game winning streak that was ended last month.
FAIRFIELD — As a longtime fan of North Carolina, I am no stranger to the tactic of stalling in basketball. In the days before the shot clock was introduced to the college game, it was one of Tar Heel coach Dean Smith’s secondary strategies.