Boys Basketball

7 Up: Vote For The Ruden Report Team Of The Week

We have five teams on the menu this week for The Ruden Report FCIAC Team of the Week vote.

Your finalists are: the Ridgefield boys basketball, Fairfield Ludlowe girls basketball, Fairfield Warde girls basketball, Wilton girls basketball, Westhill girls basketball and Greenwich wrestling teams.

Boys Basketball

Friday Night Boys Basketball Updates

The second night of the FCIAC boys basketball season features some interesting games, including Westhill hosting Ridgefield and Bridgeport Central at Brien McMahon.

You can stay updated all night long here with the boys basketball Twitter feed.

Boys Basketball

Second-Chance Points: Some Opening Night Boys Basketball Thoughts

The belief here is that fans and the media make too much of preseason scrimmages, especially in the high profile sports that gain the most attention. You can glean a few insights, but they often get overplayed and are better fodder for discussion more than anything.

That is also true of opening games, especially in sports other than football. Twenty-game seasons are marathons not sprints.

Never more so than this winter with the FCIAC boys basketball season. Behind Bridgeport Central, parity abounds. What appeared a certainty on Wednesday may prove fool’s gold come Friday.

Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball 2013-14: A Bunched Pack Chasing Bridgeport Central

Preseason prognosticating is an inexact practice, and when it comes to this FCIAC boys basketball season, going out on a limb is both the easiest and most difficult of tasks.

The easy: barring the arrival of spaceships whisking its players away, Bridgeport Central seems destined to win its second straight league title. The Hilltoppers have most of their top talent back from a team that caught fire during the second half of last season.