ESPN Chicago's hoops bonanzaa

Basketball junkies will have reason to rejoice Friday.

For the first time, ESPNChicago.com will be Gamecasting live high school basketball games with scores and stats. All eight 4A sectionals -- Huntely vs. Rockford, East Aurora vs. Glenbard East, Young vs. Farragut, Lyons vs. Simeon, East St. Louis vs. Normal, Thornton vs. Crete-Monee, Warren vs. Mundelein and Niles North vs. Schaumburg -- will be covered live beginning Friday at 7:30 p.m. CT.