Watch top-seed Danbury and defending champion Westhill play for the 2016 FCIAC Boys Basketball Championship on the HAN Network in streaming HD. Below is the full broadcast from Thursday, March 3, at Fairfield Warde High School:
It’s been more than two decades since Danbury ruled boys basketball in the FCIAC. This season, the Hatters have lost just one league game and now find themselves one win away from their first FCIAC title since 1992. In their way is defending champion Westhill, riding a late-season surge into the championship.
No. 1 Danbury easily put away No. 4 Wilton on Thursday night, 77-41, in a game carried live on HAN. Danbury (20-2, 17-1)’s only conference loss this season was to Trumbull, which lost to Westhill in the first semifinal game on Thursday. Westhill (15-7, 12-6) led most of the way against the Eagles, winning 53-43 in a game also carried live on HAN.
While Westhill beat Norwalk for the FCIAC Boys Basketball Championship last year, Danbury hasn’t won the Fairfield County title since 1992 against Westhill.
Upcoming games and more
With the girls’ FCIAC tournaments in the books (check out the links to those games below), the boys have one more champion to crown on Saturday: Ice hockey. The HAN Network has exclusive rights to the FCIAC playoffs and championships. Check out the complete broadcast schedule here.
Winter 2016 Postseason Broadcasts:
• FCIAC Boys Ice Hockey Semifinals: No. 1 Greenwich vs. No. 4 Ridgefield
• FCIAC Boys Ice Hockey Semifinals: No. 2 Darien vs. No. 6 St. Joseph
• FCIAC Boys Basketball Semifinal: No. 1 Danbury vs. No. 4 Wilton
• FCIAC Boys Basketball Semifinal: No. 2 Trumbull vs. No. 6 Westhill
• FCIAC Boys Ice Hockey Playdown: No. 4 Ridgefield vs. No. 5 New Canaan
• FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Championship: No. 1 Darien vs. No. 2 New Canaan
• FCIAC Girls Basketball Championship: No. 1 Fairfield Warde vs. No. 2 Stamford
• FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Semifinal: No. 1 Darien vs. No. 4 Stamford-Westhill-Staples
• FCIAC Girls Ice Hockey Semifinal: No. 2 New Canaan vs. No. 4 Ridgefield
• 2016 FCIAC Wrestling Championship
• 2016 FCIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships
• 2016 FCIAC Cheerleading Championships
The HAN Network, formerly known as Hersam Acorn Newspapers, is the exclusive FCIAC broadcast partner through the spring of 2018. HAN Network’s broadcasting division replaced HANRadio.com with a new focus on live video streams of high school athletics along with the Network’s news and lifestyle programming.
Along with Connecticut high school sports contests, HAN broadcasts a daily news program, Coffee Break, focusing on southwestern Connecticut at 11 a.m. and a sports talk show, Nutmeg Sports, Monday-Wednesday. You can watch all the shows at live.HAN.Network or on demand at live.HAN.Network/han-on-demand/.