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CN100 Game of the Week: Boys Basketball - Conant vs. Deerfield

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  • Catch exciting prep basketball action all season on the CN100 Game of the Week.

    Catch exciting prep basketball action all season on the CN100 Game of the Week.

CN100 Game of the Week

Game Date/Time: Saturday, Feb. 8, 6 p.m.

Broadcast Dates/Times: Sunday, Feb. 9, Noon and 4 p.m.; Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. on CN100, The Comcast Network.

Where: Deerfield High School, 1959 W. Waukegan Rd., Deerfield.

Records (as of 2/5/14): Conant (16-4 overall), Deerfield (14-5 overall).

Key players: Conant: Ryan Blaha, Sr. F; D'Angelo McBride, Sr. G/F; Joseph Ranello, Sr. G; Daniel Sotos, Jr. G/F. Deerfield: Michael Alfieri, Sr. F; Stefanos Fasianos, Sr. G; Jack Lieb, Jr. F; Eric Porter, Sr. G.

Fast Facts: Deerfield is looking for a résumé-building win in what has been a very successful season thus far for the Warriors. They are 5-1 in the Central Suburban with a tough road win at Highland Park and a home win over Niles North in the past couple of weeks. The Warriors have a unique set of players, led by a pair of three-year starters in team captains Alfieri and Porter, who are both considering Division III offers to continue their careers. Porter leads the team in scoring, while Alfieri is second in scoring and is the team's leading rebounder. Lieb has burst on the scene after missing last season due to injury. The athletic 6-foot-8 talent is starting to get some Division I looks. Fasianos is only in his second year in the states after growing up in Greece, but his high-flying game is attracting the attention of scouts. Fresh off the 500th career win for Coach Tom McCormack, Conant features a hot shooting lineup led by Ranello. He leads the team with 13.8 points per game, 49 assists, 40 steals, 43.7 percent shooting from three-point land and 83.3 percent at the stripe. McBride leads the team in rebounding at 6.2 per game and averages 10.8 points per game. Blaha is shooting 63.2 percent from the field to get to his 10.2 points per game. Sotos pitches in rebounding and with some scoring. The Cougars have won nine straight games after a 7-4 start to the season and are on a roll heading into the postseason.

CN100, The Comcast Network, broadcasts exciting high school sports action each week on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays. All games are also available through Xfinity On Demand, where you can relive all the action of your favorite school's game on CN100.

Stay up to date on all of CN100's games this season by visiting our website, or follow Game of the Week on Facebook and Twitter to see where our crew will be next. The Battle of the Fans crew will also be on hand looking for the Chicago area's most dedicated student sections. Look for Battle of the Fans photos and video clips on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

When the games are done, tune into to see the best in Chicagoland prep sports each week with CN100 Sports Weekly. You can also find video clips and highlights from every Game of the Week matchup in 2013 with Sports Weekly on YouTube.