The Cardozo High School boys basketball team has the winningest coach in NYC public school history, and a roster of top college prospects. Yet, in each of the last four years they’ve fallen just short in the Queens championship final. After a season packed with hefty highs and alarming lows, the Cardozo kids found themselves once again on the verge of being Queens champs – or Queens chumps.

Chris Cirillo

Chris Cirillo is a passionate sports reporter and researcher at NBC Sports for “Football Night in America,” and a recent graduate of Columbia's Journalism School.

Kajsa Lundman

Kajsa Lundman is a video producer at “Access New York,” and a recent graduate of Columbia School of Journalism. Her work focuses on business, religion and gender interplay in society.