Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference

CIAC Could Change Basketball Classifications, Again

The CIAC boys basketball committee and the Connecticut High School Coaches Association have sent a proposal to the state's athletic directors for changes to the classifications of schools.

Two sources said the proposal includes instituting Divisions I, II, III and IV (current Classes LL, L, M and S) and moving more schools of choice up in divisions and more public schools down in divisions. The moves were based on such factors as enrollment and past tournament success.

For example, Sacred Heart-Waterbury, the Class M champion this year and S champion in 2014 and '15, would be in Division I. Sacred Heart is a school of choice that can have students from different towns...