Christian Adams, 6-4, Hillhouse, Jr., G: Part of the triumverate for the state’s No. 1 preseason team.
Giacomo Brancato, 5-11, Fairfield Warde, Sr., G: Leader and floor general for the improved Mustangs.
Byron Breland, 6-3, Hillhouse, Jr., G-F: Just gives all-out effort on both ends of the floor for the Academics.
Mikey Buscetto 5-9, Waterford, Jr., G: If Waterford contends in the ECC, Buscetto will be a factor.
Marcus Fox, 6-3, Danbury, Sr., F: Best returning interior force in the FCIAC this season.
Isiah Gaiter, 6-3, Sacred Heart, Jr., G: Transferred in from Platt and will try to help the Hearts win a fourth straight state championship, this time in Class L.
Patrick Harding, 6-5, Fairfield Prep, Sr., F: Needs to be the leader for the Jesuits this season.
Tyshaun James, 6-4, Middletown, Sr., G-F: Hopes to lead the Blue Dragons back to the Class L championship game.
Joey Kasperzyk, 6-2, Hillhouse, Sr., G: Hoping to be completely healthy – which would be a nightmare for the opposition.
John Kelly, 6-5, Fairfield Prep, Jr., F: Will be needed for scoring, rebounding and ball-handling for one of the SCC’s dominant programs.
Jeremiah Kendall, 6-5, Crosby, Sr., F-C: Averaged a double-double for the Bulldogs last season.
Chaylyn Martin, 6-0, Weaver, Sr., G: Wants to put last year’s LL finals loss in the rear-view mirror and join his brother as a potent 1-2 punch.
Jaecee Martin, 5-9, Weaver, Sr., G: Can’t mention one Martin without the other for the Beavers.
Mike McGuirl, 6-4, East Catholic, Sr.: Becomes his team now that Mark Carbone has moved onto the University of San Diego. Will play at Kansas State next season.
Dev Ostrowski, 6-0, East Lyme, So., G: Underrated guard for what could be a sleeper team in the ECC.
Nyzair Rountree, 6-3 Holy Cross, Jr., G: Good piece to start with for new coach Ryan Olsen, who replaces Ed Generali.
Ty Sands, 6-0, Kennedy, Sr., F: Crosby transfer should be a dominant force in the NVL.
C.J. Seaforth, 5-11, Hamden, Sr., G: Iona-bound guard hopes to lead the Green Dragons to a banner campaign.
Jared Simmons, 6-1, Newington, Sr., G: Will need to carry even more of the scoring load than a season ago for Newington.
Kewan Smoot, 6-1, South Windsor, Sr., G: One of the top returnees in the CCC.
Rasheem Solomon, 6-3, Sacred Heart, Jr., G: Could become his team now that Mustapha Heron is at Auburn.
Tyler Thomas, 6-2, Amity, Jr., G: Great addition to the Spartans last season will be even better this season.
Jayden Valderamma, 6-3, Wilbur Cross, Sr., G-F: Needs to be a force at the rim this season for the Govs.
Tremont Waters, 5-10, Notre Dame-West Haven, Sr., G: Transfer from South Kent, signed with Georgetown, now hopes to lead Green Knights to the SCC and Class LL championships.
Jalanni White, 6-7, Notre Dame-West Haven, Sr., F: A defensive presence who should benefit greatly from Waters running the point.