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Enter The Ruden Report FCIAC Boys Basketball Madness Challenge

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.

FCIAC Girls Basketball Final: Stamford And Trumbull A Study In Contrasts

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.

Stamford And Trumbull Grind, Dance Their Ways To FCIAC Girls Basketball Final

FAIRFIELD — Steve Tobitsch took a seat late tonight, a drained look on his face that was occasionally buried in his hands. In front of him, the members of his Trumbull girls basketball team, with what little energy they had remaining, were celebrating a 36-34 triple overtime win over Fairfield Warde in the FCIAC semifinals that was more a battle of attrition.

Second-Chance Points: Playoff Seeding Of Less Consequence Than Ever Before

Homestretch week. Greenwich, Fairfield Ludlowe and Staples, sitting with seven league losses, are hoping the right team (no longer Danbury) will lose out and create an opening into the FCIAC Tournament, which begins Saturday. Right now the jockeying begins for position between the teams that started today in the second through eighth positions, separated by just one game in the loss column.