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Avon earns votes in final top 10 basketball poll of season

Avon’s Jordan Williams drives to the basket in Sunday’s Division III championship game against Waterford.

Notre Dame-Fairfield was voted the No. 1 team in the state as voted by state coaches and media members in the New Haven Register/GameTimeCT top 10 poll. It was an unanimous selection for the only undefeated team in Connecticut (27-0) that beat Sacred Heart-Waterbury to win the CIAC Division I championship on Sunday, 65-60.

For the first time this year, Avon received votes in the poll. The Falcons (16-10), who lost to Waterford, 90-67 in the Division III championship game, was ranked No. 19 with 37 votes. Waterford (25-2) ended the season ranked No. 5 – the highest ranked team outside of Division I. Seven of the top 10 teams in the poll were in Division I.

Division V champion Cromwell, that beat Canton in the semifinals, was ranked No. 11 about 70 points behind No. 10 Kolbe Cathedral, who won the Division IV championship.

Final Top 10 Boys Basketball Poll

 

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