Since 2000, the varsity team won nine Fairchester Athletic Association (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 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.
Head coach Steve Juricek, entering his third season at Brunswick in 2019-20, guided the Bruins to the semifinals of the FAA post-season tournament in his two previous seasons at Brunswick.
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.
Brunswick lost a heartbreaker to Hamden Hall on Friday in Dann Gym, 59-58. With the setback, the Bruins stand at 7-13 overall and 3-8 in FAA action. Brunswick has a pair of games left in the regular season, capped by a home finale on Thursday, February 20.
After Brunswick rallied from an 11-point, second half deficit to tie the game at 40-40 against King on Friday, the Vikings pulled away from the Bruins in the final two minutes to win the conference game, 47-43. The FAA loss drops Brunswick’s overall record to 7-11 and 3-6 in league play.
Trailing by as much as 15 points in the second half to Greens Farms on Wednesday, a potential game-tying three-pointer by Brunswick was just off the mark at the buzzer, as the Bruins fell to the Dragons, 74-71. Following the FAA setback, Brunswick (7-10, 3-5) returns to conference action with a home game against King on Friday, February 7.
Leading by three points at the break, Hamden Hall outscored Brunswick by 10 in the second half en route to a 73-60 conference win on Thursday. The Bruins road loss drops their overall mark to 7-9 as they hold a 3-4 record in FAA action.
Despite a shortened roster due to injuries, Brunswick erased an 11-point deficit in the second half to beat Salisbury on Saturday in Dann Gym, 59-58. The Bruins (7-8) knocked two strong teams on consecutive days, as Storm King (65-61 win on Friday) and Salisbury hold a combined record of 19-5.
Brunswick built an 18-point, second-half lead over Storm King and held on to beat the Cougars, 65-61, on Friday night in Dann Gym. The non-league win over Storm King (9-2) boosts the Bruins’ overall record to 6-8. Brunswick return to action on Saturday, January 35, hosting Salisbury in a non-league contest.
Brunswick saw an early eight-point lead over St. Luke’s turn into a deficit at the half, as the Bruins ultimately fell to St. Luke’s on the road on Wednesday, 72-52. The FAA loss halts a three-game winning streak by Brunswick (5-8, 3-3).
Brunswick saw a comfortable, 19-point second-half lead over Rye CDS get trimmed to just one point (56-55) with 0:05 remaining on Wednesday in Dann Gym. In the final seconds, the Bruins hit a pair of free throws and a buzzer-beating three-pointer to seal the league win over the Wildcats, 61-55.