Since 2000, the varsity team, balanced with numerous multi-sport athletes, won nine FAA titles and seven FAA post-season championships. Recent graduates have gone on to play in the ACC and other NCAA Division I programs, as well as the Ivy League and numerous small colleges across the country.
The varsity team competes annually for a league title in the Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) and schedules numerous NEPSAC schools across New England. The varsity team won three Harold Swaffield Sportsmanship Awards since 2011, confirming the program's commitment respect of the game, their teammates and opponents.
The basketball program consists of a varsity, JV, thirds and freshman teams. The Brunswick facilities include five basketball courts, featuring the Bruins' home court, Dann Gym, inside the Sampson Athletic Center.
A pair of basketball players picked up All-FAA accolades, as Chisom Okpara was a first-team all-league pick and Khari Wilson was an honorable mention selection. The duo helped the Bruins reach the FAA Semifinals this past season.
In an FAA Semifinal on Thursday, top-seeded St. Luke’s beat fourth-seeded Brunswick by a 72-63 margin. The playoff road loss caps the season for the Bruins (6-16), while St. Luke’s advances to the FAA Championship on Saturday, February 23.
Brunswick’s Sam Mazzullo broke a 50-50 tie against Hopkins in an FAA Quarterfinal with a fast-break lay-up with 1:05 left, as the Bruins held on for a 52-50 playoff win in Dann Gym on Tuesday. The fourth-seeded Bruins (6-15) advance to play top-seeded St. Luke’s on Thursday, February 20, while the Hilltoppers end their season at 7-14.
Brunswick wrapped up the regular season with a 57-40 road setback to FAA foe Greens Farms on Thursday. The Bruins (5-15, 4-10) qualified for a quarterfinal game in the upcoming FAA Tournament on Tuesday, February 19.
Brunswick trimmed visiting FAA foe Masters by a 63-38 win on Senior Day in Dann Gym on Wednesday. The 25-point win was the largest margin of victory for the Bruins since a 64-35 win over Hopkins back on January 6, 2018.
Brunswick held off a late Hopkins rally, beating the Hilltoppers by a 49-46 score on Wednesday in Dann Gym. The victory gives the Bruins (4-12, 3-8) an FAA season split with Hopkins, as the Hilltoppers (6-10, 3-9) picked up a 48-39 win over Brunswick back on January 5.
Brunswick stopped a seven-game losing streak with a commanding 64-42 road win against FAA foe King on Friday. The Bruins (3-12, 2-8) return to action with a home against Hopkins on Wednesday, February 6.
Greens Farms broke open a 23-23 game with a 21-3 run against Brunswick in the first half, as the Dragons held on for a 77-67 win in FAA action in Dann Gym on Thursday. Chisom Okpara led the Bruins (2-12, 1-8) with a career-high 35 points.