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The Trumbull High boys basketball team opened its season with a 73-40 victory over visiting New Canaan on Wednesday.

Billy Brown scored 18 points to lead coach Buddy Bray’s Eagles over the Rams.

Eddie McElroy scored 16 points on four 3-pointers. Brown had two treys and Rashard Rodroguez (seven points), Frank Puglia (five points), Chris Lyons (five points) Brandon Owen (five points), Jack  Moore and J.J. Phohl also made long-range shots.

Mike Miller scored five points with seven rebounds. Ben McCullough scored four points with seven boards.

Rodriguez had seven rebounds and seven assists. Owen had five assists.

Claude Chardonette and Tyler Sweeny scored 14 points each for New Canaan.