Men Win Region XIX Championship 70-62 To Advance To NJCAA Nationals

Men Win Region XIX Championship 70-62 To Advance To NJCAA Nationals

Bethlehem, PA - The #1 ranked NJCAA Region XIX Brookdale men's basketball team beat #4 Cumberland in the Finals Sunday afternoon 70-62 and remain undefeated. The Jersey Blues will be heading to SUNY Sullivan, NY for the NJCAA National Championship on March 15-17th.

Leading scorer and MVP of the tournament, Grant Goode, had not only 25 points, but 11 rebounds and five steals. Also in double digits, was Zachary Olukanni with 12, and Jaimik Moore with 12 as well. Freshman Tarique Holmes matched his eight points with eight rebounds for the win. Also to note, Head coach Paul Cisek earned Region XIX Coach of the Year.

The Jersey Blues men finish their 2018 season with overall 31-0 record, and 23-0 in the conference.