Lincroft, NJ - The Jersey Blues jumped in to the new year with a win against the Bergen Community College Bulldogs, 76-71, making it their fifth consecutive win and pushing their record to 7-5.
The Blues were able to maintain their early lead and finish strong for the win with the help of freshman guard Jelani Carter who led his crew with 22 points. Sophomore forward Tyler Hawkins made an impressive first time appearance, finishing with 18 points and six assists. In addition, freshman guard Allen Ozojie pulled a double-double, scoring 12 points and 16 rebounds.
A rematch after a one point loss against the Panthers of Passaic County College earlier in the season is up next for Brookdale on Tuesday, January 20th @ 7pm in the Robert J. Collins Arena.
Photo above courtesy of Tom Smith