Lincroft, NJ - The Brookdale men's basketball team defeated the Dukes of RCSJ-Cumberland with a final score of 86-80, increasing their overall record to 13-9 and 11-7 in the conference. The Jersey Blues led the entire game with some spotted runs by RCSJ, but managed to contain the Dukes and pull out the win.
Sophomore forward, Tyler Hawkins, tallied a team-high 24 points and contributed six assists and six rebounds. Freshman guard, Deondre Smith netted 19 points, while classmate guard, Beyon Wilson added 10 points.
Brookdale will remain home for another conference match-up against RCSJ - Gloucester, on Thursday, February 6th, with a 7pm tip-off.