Boys' Varsity Basketball
2009-10 Western New England Semi-Finalist
2009 Sportsmanship Award
2007 Tri-State League Champions
The Taft Basketball program enters the 2015-16 season looking to qualify for post-season play for the 12thtime in the past 15 years. Taft competes in the Founders and Tri-State Leagues during the regular season and in Class A against the top large-school prep programs in New England during the post-season. The 2014-15 squad finished the season with an 14-10 record, and was able to compete with tops teams in the class. The Rhinos are optimistic and look to use positive momentum gained last year to propel them into the 2015-16 season. The team will be led by returning Junior, Zavier Rucker.
Over the past 11 years the Taft team has compiled a 164-97 record and won four league championships. Within the past six seasons, Taft basketball players have gone on to compete in college athletic programs at the following institutions:
American, Amherst, Bates, Bowdoin, College of Charleston, Connecticut College, Cornell, Davidson, Dickinson, Holy Cross, Howard, Kenyon, Middlebury, Princeton, Sacred Heart, Trinity, Tufts, Union.