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All summer long, MSG Varsity brings you a recap of the past year in Long Island’s top high school sports. We’ll publish a new “Year in Review” article every Thursday. Next up, we look back at the year that was in Long Island boys basketball
Stony Brook offered on June 18. Bryant, Wagner and LIU Brooklyn of the Northeast Conference followed after watching Long Island Lutheran’s 6-7 combo forward play for the New York Jayhawks, a Queens-based AAU program, during the first week of the July live recruiting period.
All summer long, MSG Varsity brings you a recap of the past year in Long Island’s top high school sports. We’ll publish a new “Year in Review” article every Thursday. First up, we look back at the year that was in Long Island girls basketball.
Another school year is in the books, but before you turn the page to next year, take a look back at the best from the 2015-16 basketball season with Mike Quick, Jimmy Cavallo and more on the basketball version of our Yearbook.
Dalyrimple, a 6-5 sharpshooter who averaged 18.1 points per game and led Suffolk with a school-record 73 three-pointers last season, is the sixth player from Newsday’s 2015-16 All-Long Island team to commit to a Division I program.
El Gammal, a 6-2 senior center who spent five seasons on the Baldwin girls basketball team, made her intention to attend Brown University official on Friday during a ceremonial signing at Sportime in Lynbrook. It marked the culmination of an immensely successful high school tenure both on the court and in the classroom.
Announced at a press conference Tuesday morning in Mineola, the Class of 2016 includes 11 athletes, eight coaches, six administrators, four officials and two contributors. They will be formally inducted on Sept. 28 in a ceremony at the Crest Hollow Country Club and join the 23 in last year’s inaugural class.
Hilaire, who led Long Island in scoring at 29.8 points per game last season while leading the Knights to a Long Island championship, said Seton Hall recruited her before she committed to Albany but never made an offer.
Green, a Long Island Lutheran senior, scored just nine points in Team New York’s 148-128 boys basketball win over Team East in the Regional Game Friday night at Barclays Center. But he also grabbed seven rebounds and tallied game-highs with eight assists and seven steals.