Lincroft, NJ - The Jersey Blues went point for point with the CC Morris Titans before taking the lead at the 8:30 minute mark, managing a 52-39 half time score. Brookdale was up as much as 20 points in the second half before allowing the Spartans to cut the score down to six with three minutes left in the game.
The game took an exciting turn when Freshman guard, Fres Cabrera, had a pivotal steal with a dunk on the other end to help seal the win. Five Jersey Blues finished in double figures including Cabrera, who had 13 points, while leading scorer, Grant Goode, had 22 points and 10 rebounds. Zachary Olukanni (Teaneck High School) netted 18 points, Sophomore, Jaimik Moore, dropped 12 points, and Kyle Bradshaw (Manasquan High School), tossed in 11 points. In addition, forward Matthew Ringel played big underneath the boards with 16 key rebounds for the 91-81 victory.
It is to be noted that the Jersey Blues men remained undefeated at home in The Robert J. Collins Arena, for the entire 2017 year. Brookdale will travel to Ocean County College on Thursday, December 14th, at 5PM, to improve their record to 11-0.
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