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2015 All-Brooklyn Team: Boys High School Basketball All-Stars

It was a tough season for boys high school basketball in Brooklyn. Xaverian High School had the only team to make it to the finals, but the Clippers lost to Christ the King, and there were no All-Americans for the fourth time in five years. … Full Article

2015 All-Brooklyn Team: College Basketball All-Stars

It was a great year for college basketball teams in Brooklyn this year. All of the top college teams made their respective conference playoffs with the St. Francis women and the St. Joseph’s women both winning their championships. … Full Article

UConn ends surprise run for St. Francis women

They came. They saw. They were soundly defeated. … Full Article

Brooklyn College Academy wins rematch of B city championship

When Beatrice Wallace was a freshman at Brooklyn College Academy, she was upset to realize that the school had never won a girls basketball championship, so she made it her mission to win one. … Full Article

Paul Krugman to speak on Obama’s legacy at Brooklyn College

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman will take part in a dialogue with Thomas Frank, Robert L. Hess scholar-in-residence at Brooklyn College, at the college’s annual Robert L. Hess lecture: “On the Obama Legacy.” … Full Article

Terriers dream season ends with NIT loss to Richmond

It was a season that will go down as perhaps the finest in the modern history of the St. Francis Brooklyn men’s basketball program.  … Full Article

Terriers earned their ‘shining moment’ game against UConn

This is the time of year when everyone becomes a college basketball expert, from auto mechanics to nail technicians. And the numbers used by both amateur and so-called professional bracketologists to back up their March Madness predictions can be mind-numbing to say the least. … Full Article

Xaverian loses in city final to three-time champion Christ the King

Xaverian High School lost to Christ the King 59-56 in the Catholic High School Athletic Association’s AA city championship at Fordham University on Sunday. … Full Article

Lady Terriers ‘dancing’ with the stars, face UConn in first round

Just call them Destiny’s Darlings. Or the team that Brooklyn almost forgot. … Full Article

On for old St. Francis

“Let’s go Francis…boom, boom, boom-boom-boom.” … Full Article


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