Lincroft, NJ - It was not a promising start for the Jersey Blues as they were struggling and down by two points at the half against Passaic County College, 44-42. Brookdale's second half was a whole new game as they broke out of their funk and powerhoused the Panthers with an immediate 11-0 run directly out of the locker room.
Leading scorer, Grant Goode, had 25 points, nine rebounds, and went 10 for 11 from the foul line. Sophomore, Matthew Ringel, had a huge second half scoring 20 of his 22 points, and totalled 11 rebounds and eight blocks. Sophomore, Kyle Bradshaw, had some clutch shots to keep the Blues alive in the first half, and finished the game with 20 points, seven rebounds, and four assists. Another Sophomore on the board was, Zachary Olukanni, with 13 points, as Freshman point guard, Tarique Holmes, scored nine points, dished 13 assists, and was marked for eight steals.
The 17-0 Jersey Blues will host Rowan College at Gloucester County on Tuesday, January 23rd, @ 7pm. The Roadrunners are just behind Brookdale (14-0) in the NJCAA rankings with an 11-2 record.
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