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Hamden Captures 2018 SCC Boys Basketball Title

Hamden - 2018 SCC Boys Basketball Champions (Steady Photography photo)


2018 Southern Connecticut Conference BOYS BASKETBALL Championship Game

Wednesday, Feb. 28 @Floyd Little Athletic Center – New Haven

#3 Hamden 67, #4 Hillhouse 49

Tournament Most Outstanding Player:  Victor Rosario, guard, Hamden

Prior to tip-off, the members of the SCC First and Second Team All-Conference squads were recognized along with the COS Now/SCC Player and Coach of the Year; Amity Regional senior guard Tyler Thomas and Guilford's Jeff DeMaio.

Click here for the championship game program (pdf)

SCC Boys Basketball Championship Game Info

The 2017 SCC Boys Basketball Championship game, held at Quinnipiac's TD Bank Sports Center, between #1 Notre Dame (22-0) and #2 Hillhouse (22-1) is officially a SELL-OUT! 

Prior to the game, the SCC will recognize 24 student-athletes selected to First and Second Team All-SCC.  In addition, the SCC will recognize the OrthoNOW Player and Coach of the Year -- Notre Dame senior guard Tremont Waters and Notre Dame head coach Jason Shea.

Click here for the championship game program with list of honorees (pdf)

You can watch the game (there is a subscription fee) via the NFHS Network  


Hillhouse Defeats Notre Dame, 70-62, to win 2017 SCC Boys Basketball Title

Hillhouse - 2017 SCC Boys Basketball champions (Steady Photography photo)

Before a sold-out crowd of 3,421 at Quinnipiac's TD Bank Sports Center, #2 Hillhouse defeated #1 Notre Dame, 70-62, in a much-heralded matchup. With the win, Hillhouse improved to 23-1.  Notre Dame suffered its first loss (22-1) of the season.

Joey Kasperzyk scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter as Hillhouse pulled away for the victory. It was the record seventh SCC tournament title for the Academics, breaking the tie with city-rival Wilbur Cross. It was Hillhouse’s first title since 2013. Christian Adams (18 points) was named the tournament MVP.  Notre Dame was playing in its first final since 2000.

Click here for the championship game program with list of All-SCC honorees (pdf)

2017 SCC Boys Basketball Playoff Schedule

2017 SCC Boys Basketball Playoff Schedule

All teams that win eight regular-season games qualify.   Sixteen games (8 division, 6 crossover, and 2 interdivision)  will be used to seed the teams that qualify.

First Round - Thurs., Feb. 23 @Higher Seeds – 6:30 p.m.

Quarterfinals - Sat., Feb. 25 @Branford HS - Session 1: 11 a.m., 12:45 p.m./Session 2: 4 p.m., 5:45 p.m. 

Semifinals - Mon., Feb. 27 @Floyd Little Athletic Center - 6 and 7:45 p.m.

Championship Game - Wed., March 1 @TD Bank Sports Center – Quinnipiac University - 7 p.m.


Fairfield Prep Holds Off Hillhouse, 66-63, in 2016 SCC Boys Basketball Final


Fairfield Prep - 2016 SCC Boys Basketball Champions (John Steady photo)