High School Boys Basketball
Newsday runs a full-court press on Long Island high school boys basketball.
Here is the link to my column on the Metro Classic, in which a couple of Long Island players excelled against the best players from New York City in the premier preseason boys all-star basketball event.
http://www.msgvarsity.com/herzog-burb-stars-shine-in-the-boros-1.123309 ...Read more »
The Boros, a team of New York City all-stars, needed a furious fourth-quarter rally to force overtime. Once they got to the extra period, however, they dominated and defeated the Burbs, a team of Long Island and Hudson Valley players, 120-116, Sunday night in the 7th annual Howie Frajberg Metro Classic played at Archbishop Molloy High School in Jamaica.
The Burbs appeared to have the game...Read more »
Nine Long Island players, led by returning Newsday All-Long Island selections Tavon Sledge of Half Hollow Hills West and Achraf Yacoubou of Long Island Lutheran (above), were named to the Burbs team that will play in the Metro Classic on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Archbishop Molloy High School in Jamaica.
The Burbs’ squad, coached by Bill Murphy of New Rochelle HS, includes players from Long...Read more »