- "When the game gets rough someone's bound to get stuffed."
- — Tagline, from the front cover
Fast Break is the 107th book in the The Hardy Boys Casefiles series.
Frank and Joe's friend Davis Johns is one of the hottest high school basketall prospects in the state, and two colleges are going all out to sign him. But the competition between the two programs is getting downright ugly. And now the game has taken and even more sinister turn: The head coach at Bayport U. has suddenly dropped dead!
The Hardys are convinced that the death came as a result of foul play, and they're determined to slam-dunk the case. But the killer is running the show, he's still got a few shots left, and he's aiming them right at Frank and Joe. The boys know that the clock is ticking down and that losing this game could be murder!