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Full Game: Patrick School 64, Teaneck 45

March 19, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Patrick School's 64-45 boys basketball win over Teaneck in the TOC semifinal.

Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/28/2017)

Find out which teams make our Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll as our analysts break down the rankings. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday at 7 p.m. to find out.

Full Game: Don Bosco 65, Linden 58

March 19, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Don Bosco's 65-58 boys basketball win over Linden in the TOC semifinal.

Shoot Around - New York City (3/27/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Shoot Around - Hudson Valley (3/27/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Shoot Around - Long Island (3/27/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Final Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (3/28)

The Patrick School finishes atop the final Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll. Find out who joins them

Plays of the Week (3/24/2017)

Want to see the most amazing plays from the past week? Then this is the show for you. Jimmy Cavallo counts them down - with a little help from you - every Wednesday.

Huddle Up Lincoln vs Cardinal Hayes - (3/23/2017)

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Huddle Up NYS FEDERATION 'AA' PREVIEW (3/23/2017)

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Full Game: Teaneck 70, West Side 62 (OT)

March 17, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Teaneck's 70-62 boys basketball OT win over West Side in the TOC quarterfinal.

Huddle Up Mount Vernon vs LI Lutheran - (3/23/2017)

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Full Game: Don Bosco 65, Verona 51

March 17, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Don Bosco's 65-51 boys basketball win over Verona in the TOC quarterfinal.

Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/21/2017)

Find out which teams make our Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll as our analysts break down the rankings. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday at 7 p.m. to find out.

Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (3/21)

Cardinal Hayes is one of four teams standing in this week's Tri-State Top 20 poll. See our whole list here

Shoot Around - Hudson Valley (3/21/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Shoot Around - New York City (3/21/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Top-ranked Patrick School tops No. 3 Don Bosco for title

The Celtics were forced to grind it out for more than three quarters against the stubborn Ironmen before managing permanent separation in the last 4:28 for a 69-55 victory in the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions final in Trenton

Shoot Around - New Jersey (3/21/2017)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Shoot Around - Long Island (3/21/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Don Bosco’s Paul gets to the rim

Don Bosco’s Chris Paul drives to the basket for the pretty finish to cut the deficit to 49-40 against The Patrick School late in the third quarter.

Don Bosco’s Earlington low block move

Don Bosco’s Marcellus Earlington scores inside plus the foul to move the Ironmen in front 11-10 against The Patrick School with 2:11 remaining in the first quarter.

Patrick School responds

The Patrick School’s Marcus McClary drives to the hoop for the crucial basket and 60-53 lead over Don Bosco with 1:56 left in the fourth quarter.

Patrick School transition bucket

The Patrick School’s Jordan Walker goes high off the glass in transition for the 38-27 lead over Don Bosco in the third quarter.

Don Bosco’s Earlington driving bucket

Don Bosco’s Marcellus Earlington gets to the basket off the dribble, trailing The Patrick School 51-46 early in the fourth quarter.

Earlington, Harper spur Ironmen upset over Linden

Marcellus Earlington scored a game-high 22 points and collected 14 rebounds and Ronald Harper filled the stat sheet with 17 points, 13 boards, five blocks to send No. 3 Don Bosco Prep past No. 2 Linden, 65-58, in the T of C semifinals Sunday night in Toms River

Patrick School’s Richard alley-oop dunk

The Patrick School’s Nick Richards jams the alley-oop off the inbound for a 44-31 lead over Don Bosco in the third quarter.

Patrick School’s Richards dunk

The Patrick’s School Nick Richards picks up the loose ball and slams it through for the 42-29 advantage in the third quarter of Don Bosco.

Patrick School celebration

The Patrick School celebrates a 69-55 victory over Don Bosco and Tournament of Champions title.

Richards directs Patrick School to T of C final

Kentucky-bound forward Nick Richards pumped in 14 of his 26 points in the second half as top-ranked Patrick School pulled away from a two-point lead for a 64-45 win over No. 12 Teaneck in the T of C quarterfinals in Toms River

Patrick School’s Manuel post move

The Patrick’s School Vladir Manuel scores on the pretty move in the post for a 17-16 lead over Don Bosco with 6:34 left in the second quarter.

Patrick School's Richards block

The Patrick School's Nick Richards blocks the Don Bosco shot attempt in the second quarter.

Patrick School seals the victory

The Patrick School gets the steal and Jordan Walker scores on the other end for a 65-55 lead with 17 seconds remaining.

Patrick School’s Walker basket and the foul

The Patrick School’s Jordan Walker drives to the basket and scores plus the foul for the 7-2 lead over Don Bosco in the first quarter.

Don Bosco's Earlington to Anderson

Don Bosco's Marcellus Earlington finds Chris Paul on the baseline in the third quarter against The Patrick School.

Patrick School’s Harris gets to the rim

The Patrick School’s Jamir Harris drives to the bucket against Don Bosco for the 22-17 lead with 5:16 to go in the first half.

Don Bosco’s Earlington friendly bounce

Don Bosco's Marcellus Earlington gets the friendly bounce for a 3-pointer against The Patrick School in the second quarter.

Don Bosco’s Lovisolo drills a deep shot

Don Bosco’s Chris Lovisolo grabs the rebound on one end and scores the 3-pointer on the other to pull the Ironmen to within 8-7.

Don Bosco's Ronald Harper looking to make name for himself (3/20/17)

Don Bosco's Ronald Harper talks about the relationship with his father and former NBA player Ron Harper and his hope to establish his own legacy.

Patrick School getting bench production

The Patrick School’s Vladir Manuel scores on the baseline and then Al-Amir Dawes knocks down a 3-pointer for the Celtics’ largest lead of the first half.

Don Bosco steal and score

Don Bosco picks up the loose ball and Chris Paul scores on the reverse to pull to within 55-53 of The Patrick School with 4:48 remaining in regulation.

Patrick School’s Harris strong start

The Patrick School’s Jamir Harris scores 6 points in the opening quarter including this 3-pointer with 2:00 left against Don Bosco for the 13-11 lead.

Don Bosco’s Harper floater

Don Bosco’s Ronald Harper gets into the paint and converts the floater to end a long scoring drought for the Ironmen against The Patrick School in the third quarter.

Photos: Teaneck vs. Patrick School - TOC boys basketball semifinals

Patrick School defeats Teaneck 64-45 during boys TOC hoops

RBC and Manaquan trade 3-pointers

Red Bank Catholic’s Tia Montagne and Manaquan’s Dara Mabrey connect on 3-pointers in the final 20 seconds of the first half.

Livecast primer: The Patrick School vs. Don Bosco Prep - TOC boys final

Watch LIVE at 8:15 p.m. as the top-ranked team in the Tri-State, The Patrick School, looks for a Tournament of Champions title against No. 3 Don Bosco Prep.

Photos: Don Bosco vs. Linden - TOC boys basketball semifinal

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Don Bosco defeats Linden 65-58 during boys basketball action

Herasme provides spark off bench to rally Don Bosco

Reserve junior guard Matt Herasme struck for nine of his 12 points in the second half as third-seeded Don Bosco Prep pulled away from a tie game to defeat sixth-seeded Veron, 61-51, Friday in the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions quarterfinals in Toms River

Livecast primer: Don Bosco Prep vs. Linden - TOC boys semifinal

Watch LIVE at 5 p.m. as Don Bosco Prep and Linden meet in the first boys semifinal of the day on News12Varsity.com.

Livecast primer: Teaneck vs. The Patrick School - TOC boys semifinal

Watch LIVE on News12Varsity.com at 7 p.m. as The top-ranked Patrick School takes on Group 3 state champion, Teaneck in the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions semifinal round.

James' second-half outburst propels Teaneck into semis

Junior guard Ja'Quaye James pumped in all of his 21 points after the half to help the Highwaymen outlast Newark West Side in overtime, 70-62, Friday night in he NJSIAA Tournament of Champions quarterfinals in Toms River

Photos: West Side vs. Teaneck in the TOC Boys Basketball QF

Teaneck defeats West Side 70-62 in OT during boys basketball

Teaneck beats the buzzer

Teaneck’s Jaquaye James splits two defenders to hit a 3-pointer at the end of the third quarter as West Side leads 43-37.

West Side’s three steals and 3-pointer

West Side comes up with three steals before Kirk Parson’s drills a 3-pointer to pull to within 14-10 against Teaneck with 2:00 left in the first quarter.

Teaneck’s James great overtime start

Teaneck’s Jaquaye James drills a deep 3-pointer on the first possession of overtime to make the score 62-59 over West Side.

West Side's Beyah pretty move

West Side's Alif Beyah goes up and under to increase the Roughriders' lead to 32-23 over Teaneck with 2:00 left in the first half.

Teaneck hits the offensive glass

Teaneck’s Adrian Baucom follows the miss and scores inside to increase the lead to 14-7 against West Side in the opening quarter.

Teaneck climbs ahead

Teaneck’s Leondre Washington hits the bucket and the free-throw to go-ahead 59-58 with 25 seconds remaining in regulation against West Side.

Photos: Verona vs. Don Bosco - TOC boys basketball quarterfinal

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  • Mar 17, 2017

Don Bosco defeats Verona 61-51 in TOC boys basketball action

Teaneck’s Sow scores inside

With 1:30 left in overtime, Teaneck’s Pierre Sow flips in the layup for the 65-61 lead over West Side.

Teaneck’s James first field goal

Teaneck’s Jaquaye James scores with 1:25 remaining in the third quarter trailing 40-34 to West Side.

Teaneck hustle play

Teanack stays with it and Adrian Baucom eventually tips it in to extend the lead over West Side to 20-15 early in the second quarter.

West Side’s Parsons hits from the outside

West Side’s Kirk Parsons knocks down the shot from the outside, trailing Teaneck, 6-5, midway through the first quarter.

West Side’s Williams-King 3-pointer

West Side’s Quayon Williams-King connects on an off-balance 3-pointer in the corner to extend the lead to 40-29 over Teaneck with 3:15 left in the third quarter.

Teaneck seals the victory

Teaneck’s Jaquaye James weaves to the basket and puts the game out of reach, taking a 68-61 lead over West Side with under a minute to play in overtime.

Teaneck’s Sow slam dunk

Teaneck’s Pierre Sow throws it down off the feed from Jaquaye James for a 22-19 lead over West Side with 6:15 remaining in the second quarter.

Teaneck ties it up

Teaneck’s Leondre Washington dishes to Cory Gordon for the layup to tie the score, 56-56, with 1:15 remaining in regulation.

West Side’s Bell clutch free-throw

West Side’s James Bell sends the game into overtime by hitting the free-throw and tying the game, 59-59, with four seconds left in the fourth quarter.

Teaneck’s Baucom slices to the basket

Teaneck’s Adrian Baucom gets to the rim to make it just a one point game in fourth quarter against West Side.

West Side transition layup

West Side's Quaion Taylor scores the layup for the 26-22 lead over Teaneck midway through the second quarter.

West Side’s Beyah basket off glass

West Side’s Alif Beyah counts the basket and the foul early in the fourth quarter against Teaneck for the 46-41 advantage.

Full Game: Linden 57, Shawnee 41

March 12, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Linden's 57-41 boys basketball win over Shawnee in the Group IV final.

Huddle Up TOC Preview (3/16/2017)

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Plays of the Week (3/17/2017)

Want to see the most amazing plays from the past week? Then this is the show for you. Jimmy Cavallo counts them down - with a little help from you - every Wednesday.

Full Game: Teaneck 74, Ewing 68

March 12, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Teaneck's 74-68 boys basketball win over Ewing in the Group III final.

Full game: Don Bosco Prep 69, St. Augustine 66

March 11, 2017: Watch the complete broadcast of Don Bosco Prep's 69-66 basketball victory over St. Augustine in the NJSIAA Non-Public A state final.

Livecast primer: Don Bosco vs. Verona - TOC boys quarterfinals

Watch LIVE at 5:30 p.m. on Friday night as Don Bosco Prep and Verona meet in their first-ever Tournament of Champions appearances

Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (3/14)

The six state champions have been crowned. Check out the New Jersey Top 15 before we head towards the Tournament of Champions.

Livecast primer: West Side vs. Teaneck - TOC boys quarterfinal

Watch LIVE at 7:30 p.m. on Friday as West Side and Teaneck matchup in the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions quarterfinals.

NJSIAA Boys Basketball T of C Schedule

Quarterfinals, pushed back two days due to the snow, will be Friday at Pine Belt Arena, Toms River, with Don Bosco battling Verona at 5 p.m., followed by West Side and Teaneck at 7

Shoot Around - Long Island (3/13/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Shoot Around - Hudson Valley (3/13/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Full Game: Don Bosco 60, Bergen Catholic 59

March 8, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Don Bosco's 60-59 boys basketball win over Bergen Catholic in the Non-Public 'A' final.

Full Game: Hudson Catholic 64, St. Anthony 61

March 8, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Hudson Catholic's 64-61 boys basketball win over St. Anthony in the Non-Public 'B' final

West Side edges Camden for second straight crown

The Roughriders did not need quite the extent of heroics required last year to beat Camden, but got clutch lifts from Quayon-Williams King, Yasim Hooker, Kirk Parsons and others to prevail, 51-49, for the Group 2 title

Linden pulls away second half to repeat in Group 4

The second-ranked Tigers showed patience, balance behind Mikey Watkins, Khalief Crawford and Tavon Jones and its typical grit to defeat Shawnee, 57-41, for their second straight Group 4 championship and third in four years

Shoot Around - New Jersey (3/13/2017)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/14/2017)

Find out which teams make our Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll as our analysts break down the rankings. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday at 7 p.m. to find out.

Verona tops Woodbury for long-awaited state title

Travis Jocelyn scored a career-high 30 points and Joe Zecchino and Matt Zaccone had 11 each to lead the Hillbillies to their first basketball crown since 1957 with a 69-54 win in the Group 1 final

Shoot Around - New York City (3/13/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Teaneck repeats in Group 3 behind James, Washington

Junior guard Ja'Quaye James struck for 25 points and senior guard Leondre Washington had 24 to power the Highwaymen past Ewing, 74-68, for their second straight Group 3 state title

Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/7/2017)

Find out which teams make our Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll as our analysts break down the rankings. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday at 7 p.m. to find out.

Livecast primer: No. 2 Linden vs. Shawnee - NJSIAA Group 4 state final

Watch LIVE on News12Varsity.com as No. 2 Linden tries to win another Group 4 state championship, this time against South Jersey's Shawnee H.S.

Photos: Ewing vs Teaneck - NJSIAA Group 3 boys basketball final

Teaneck defeated Ewing by the score of 74 - 68.

Photos: Shawnee vs Linden boys basketball - NJSIAA Group 4 final

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Linden defeated Shawnee by the score of 57-41.

Harris' shooting carries Celtics to title

Senior guard Jamir Harris knocked down seven of eight from 3-point range and closed with a game-high 23 points to guide the Patrick School past Hudson Catholic, 65-48, for the Non-Public B state championship Saturday in Toms River

Bagin delivers to guide Bosco to crown

Senior guard Charlie Bagin scored 16 of his season-high 19 points in the second half and iced the game with three free throws in the last 21.5 seconds to help Don Bosco Prep ward off a determined rally for a 69-66 win over St. Augustine for the Non-Public A state title Saturday in Toms River

Photos: St. Augustine vs. Don Bosco Prep - Non-Public A boys hoops

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  • Mar 11, 2017

Don Bosco Prep defeats St. Augustine 69-66 Non-Public A

NJSIAA Boys Basketball: Non-Public A and B picks

Players to Watch and picks for NJSIAA Non-Public A and B championships to be contested Saturday at Pine Belt Arena in Toms River

Don Bosco’s Bagin hoop and harm

Don Bosco’s Charlie Bagin converts on a three-point play against St. Augustine to take a 46-34 lead with 2:43 left in the third quarter.

NJSIAA Boys Basketball Finals: Public School Picks

Four public school champions will be crowned at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway Sunday and move on to the T of C next week. Here are the players to watch and the picks

Don Bosco’s Lovisolo hits from the outside

Don Bosco’s Chris Lovisolo connects on a 3-pointer with 5:13 left in the first quarter against St. Augustine.

Don Bosco’s Harper hits from beyond the arc

Don Bosco’s Ronald Harper hits another 3-pointer in the first half to extend the lead to 31-16 with about 1 minute left.

Livecast primer: Hudson Catholic vs. Patrick School - Non-Public B final

Watch LIVE at 5 p.m. on Optimum Channel 14 or online on News12Varsity.com as The Patrick School and Hudson Catholic meet for the NJSIAA Non-Public B state championship

Don Bosco’s Harper from deep

Don Bosco’s Ronald Harper knocks down a 3-pointer for a 21-12 lead over St. Augustine in the first quarter.

Don Bosco’s Herasme pretty finish

Don Bosco’s Matthew Herasme scores on the reverse layup against St. Augustine for a 23-12 lead with 4:52 remaining in the first half.

Don Bosco’s final stand

Don Bosco’s holds on for the 69-66 victory in the Non-Public ‘A’ state championship after a St. Augustine missed shot in the final seconds.

Don Bosco’s Bagin clutch free-throws

Don Bosco’s Charlie Bagin knocks down a pair of free-throws with nine seconds left for a 69-66 lead over St. Augustine’s.

Livecast primer: Don Bosco vs. St. Augustine - NJSIAA Non-Public A final

Watch LIVE at 7 p.m. on Optimum Channel 14 or online at News12Varsity.com as Don Bosco Prep and St. Augustine meet for the NJSIAA Non-Public A state championship.

Photos: Patrick School vs. Hudson Catholic - Non-Public B boys hoops

Patrick School defeats Hudson Catholic 65-48 Non-Public B

Don Bosco’s Earlington off-balance basket

Don Bosco’s Marcellus Earlington gets the field goal to drop plus the foul against St. Augustine late in the third quarter leading 48-34.

Live this weekend on Ch. 14: News 12 Varsity's special boys basketball coverage

Special live Long Island coverage this Sunday on Channel 14!

West Side steals way past Newton for chance at repeat

The 14th-ranked Roughriders recorded 18 steals--five by Quayon Williams-King and three by Quaion Taylor--to generate offense and soar by the Braves, 58-35, in the Group 2 semifinal Thursday in Wet Orange. West Side won its first title last year

Plays of the Week (3/10/2017)

Want to see the most amazing plays from the past week? Then this is the show for you. Jimmy Cavallo counts them down - with a little help from you - every Wednesday.

Huddle Up (ELMONT vs SOUTHAMPTON) - 3/9/2017

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Huddle Up - CHSAA 'AA' FINAL (3/9/2017)

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Highlights: Patrick School 71, Roselle Catholic 62 - SJNP 'B' finals (3/8/17)

Highlights from Patrick School's win over Roselle Catholic in the South Jersey, Non-Public B boys basketball finals.

Kinney and Cavallo on Hudson Catholic, Don Bosco section final wins (3/8/17)

News 12 Varsity's Jimmy Cavallo and Mike Kinney recap the wins by Hudson Catholic and Don Bosco in their sectional finals.

The Patrick School dunks Roselle Catholic

The Patrick School took down Roselle Catholic for the fourth time this season after the Celtics had lost to the Lions in the playoffs during three of the last four years.

Huddle Up (ST AUGUSTINE VS DON BOSCO PREP) - 3/9/2017

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Huddle Up (HUDSON CATHOLIC VS THE PATRICK SCHOOL) - 3/9/2017

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Huddle Up - NJ NON-PUBLIC FINALS PREVIEW (3/9/2017)

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Postgame: Patrick School wins first sectional title since 2009 (3/8/17)

Patrick School seniors Nick Richards and Jordan Patrick talk about defeating Roselle Catholic in the South Jersey, Non-Public B finals.

Hudson Catholic takes down St. Anthony for North crown

Second-seeded Hudson Catholic used an aggressive early defense and offensive spark from Jahvon Quinerly, Louis King and Luther Muhammad to dethrone the reigning T of C champion, 64-61, Wednesday in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Non-Public B final

Huddle Up (WESTBURY vs HILLS EAST) - 3/9/2017

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Non-Public A North Final: BC vs Don Bosco boys basketball

Don Bosco Prep ekes past Bergen Catholic 60-59.

NJSIAA Pub B North Final: Hudson Catholic vs St Anthony boys

Boys basketball Hudson Catholic defeated St Anthony 64-61.

Bergen Catholic’s Stefanini go-ahead bucket

Bergen Catholic’s Gabriele Stefanini connects on consecutive 3-pointers to put the Crusaders in front, 38-37, against Don Bosco late in the third quarter.

Highlights: Linden 59, East Side 51 - N2G4 finals (3/7/17)

Highlights from Linden's win over Newark East Side in the North 2 Group 4 boys basketball finals.

Bergen Catholic’s Stefanini long jumper

Bergen Catholic’s Gabriele Stefanini knocks down the long two-pointer for a 26-24 lead over Don Bosco heading into halftime.

Don Bosco beats the buzzer

Don Bosco’s Matthew Herasme hits a 3-pointer at the end of the first quarter for a 15-12 lead over Bergen Catholic.

Bergen Catholic second-quarter run

Bergen Catholic’s Gabriele Stefanini knocks down a 3-pointer as part of an 8-0 run for the Crusaders to take the lead in the second quarter against Don Bosco.

NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tourney Sked: Wed., March 8

Public School state semifinals will be conducted for Groups 1 and 3 at neutral sites and Non-Public sectional finals will be played out at Rutgers University and Jackson Liberty HS

Hunterdon Central earns first sectional title

He's Anthony McDowell, but around Hunterdon Central, the junior guard will gladly answer to another name.

Postgame: Linden wins 5th straight sectional title (3/7/17)

Linden's Tavon Jones and Marcellus Livingston talk about defeating Newark East Side in the North 2 Group 4 basketball finals.

Bergen Catholic’s Stefanini drives to the hoop

Bergen Catholic’s Gabriele Stefanini ties the game, 59-59, with just 15 seconds remaining against Don Bosco.

Don Bosco Prep edges BC for second straight crown

Matt Herasme sank one of two from the foul line with 3.1 seconds to play and Chris Paul defended Bergen Catholic's last-gasp attempt to guide the Ironmen to the North Jersey, Non-Public A title, 60-59, and give them a third stunning win this season over its longtime rival

Bergen Catholic’s Benning incredible finish

Bergen Catholic’s Taj Benning dribbles behind the back and scores plus the foul with 1:49 left in the fourth quarter against Don Bosco, trailing 52-50.

Don Bosco’s Bagin pretty finish

Don Bosco’s Charlie Bagin drives into the paint and scores to pull the Ironmen to within 42-41 against Bergen Catholic at the end of the third quarter.

Don Bosco takes largest lead

Don Bosco’s Ronald Harper scores the transition layup for a 32-27 lead over Bergen Catholic with 4:59 remaining in the third quarter.

Highlights: West Side 63, Hanover Park 37 - N1G2 finals (3/7/17)

Highlights from West Side's win over Hanover Park in the North 1 Group 2 boys basketball finals.

Power rankings: Hudson Valley girls basketball (3/8)

The sectional finals and regional semifinals are complete, there's just a few teams still alive, check out where everyone lands in the penultimate rankings.

Livecast primer: St. Anthony vs. Hudson Catholic - North NPB final

No. 12 St. Anthony (23-5) vs. No. 8 Hudson Catholic (25-3)

Linden defeats East Side for fifth straight sectional crown

The top-seeded and second-ranked Tigers pulled away from a one-point lead with the free-throw shooting of seniors Joey Krempa and Khalief Crawford down the stretch for a 59-51 victory in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 final

Don Bosco holds on for the win

Don Bosco defends the final three seconds and celebrates its 60-59 victory over Bergen Catholic for the Non-Public ‘A’ North title.

Don Bosco’s Earlington too tough

Don Bosco’s Marcellus Earlington rips the ball away and puts in the layup for the 12-10 lead over Bergen Catholic with under two minutes left in the first quarter.

Bergen Catholic ball movement

Bergen Catholic’s Taj Benning buries a 3-pointer in the corner to the tie score, 8-8, against Don Bosco in the first quarter.

Don Bosco’s Herasme foul and free-throw

Don Bosco’s Matthew Herasme draws the foul and then hits 1 of 2 free-throws for a 60-59 lead over Bergen Catholic with three seconds left.

Livecast primer: Don Bosco vs. Bergen Catholic - North NPA final

Watch LIVE, only on News12Varsity.com, as Don Bosco Prep and Bergen Catholic meet for the fourth time this season with the North Jersey, Non-Public A championship on the line.

Brown sinks buzzer-beater to lift RC past Gill

Senior guard Barry Brown buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send six-seeded and sixth-ranked Roselle Catholic to a 54-51 victory over second-seeded, fourth-ranked Gill St. Bernard's in the South Jersey, Non-Public B semifinal Monday night in Gladstone

Huddle Up (Bergen Catholic vs. Don Bosco Prep) - 3/7/2017

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Huddle Up (Hudson Catholic vs. St. Anthony) - 3/7/2017

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Huddle Up (Roselle Catholic vs. The Patrick School) - 3/7/2017

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Highlights: Verona 56, Cresskill 54 in OT - N1G1 Finals (3/6/17)

Highlights from Verona's overtime win over Cresskill in the North 1 Group 1 boys basketball finals.

NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tourney Sked: Tuesday, March 7

Sectional champions will be decided in Public School Groups 2 and 4 and in South Jersey, Non-Public B

Huddle Up - NJ Preview (3/7/2017)

Join Amanda Pugliese and our regional experts every Thursday for a look ahead at the top basketball games each weekend.

Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (3/7)

Mount Vernon won the Gold Ball for the 32nd time. Find out where the Knights are in this week's tri-state top 20 poll.

Highlights: St. Anthony 87, Morristown-Beard 47 - NJ Non Public B semifinals (3/6/17)

Highlights from St. Anthony's win over Morristown-Beard in the North Jersey, Non-Public B boys basketball semifinals.

Shoot Around - Hudson Valley (3/6/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Shoot Around - New York City (3/6/17)

Jimmy Cavallo and our cast of regional experts keep you in-the-know on the high school hoops landscape on News 12 Varsity Shoot Around.

Shoot Around - New Jersey (3/6/2017)

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Shoot Around - Long Island (3/6/17)

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NJSIAA Boys Basketballl Tourney Sked: Monday, March 6

Sectional finals are conducted in Public Groups 1 and 3 and South Jersey, Non-Public B semifinals also on tap

Zaccone, Jocelyn propel Verona to sectional final

Zack Zaccone erupted for a career-high 25 points and also had five steals and fellow senior Travis Jocelyn scored 19 points to lead the top-seeded Hillbillies to a 73-46 win past fourth-seeded Bogota in the North Jersey, Section 1, Group 1 semifinals

Postgame: James leads Teaneck to North 1, Group 3 final (3/4/17)

Teaneck junior guard Ja'Quaye James talks about his big third quarter in a win over Old Tappan in the North 1 Group 3 semifinals.

Highlights: Patrick School 61, Mater Dei 34 - SJ Non-Public B Semis (3/3/17)

Highlights from Patrick School's win over Mater Dei in the Non-Public B, South Jersey quarterfinals.

Postgame: Minaya reflects on Old Tappan career (3/4/17)

Old Tappan senior guard Justin Minaya talks about his career after falling in the North 1, Group 3 semifinals to Teaneck.

Highlights: Teaneck 58, Old Tappan 47 - N1G3 semis (3/4/17)

Highlights from Teaneck's win over Old Tappan in the North 1, Group 3 boys basketball semifinals.

Hartman can't watch Hanover Park dispatch Mountain Lakes

Hanover Park coach Todd Hartman refuses to watch late-game free throws, but his team handled the pressure to knock off Mountain Lakes on Friday night.

Highlights: Freehold Township 76, Sayreville 66 - CJG4 Semis (3/3/17)

Highlights from Freehold Township's win over Sayreville in the Central Jersey Group 4 boys basketball semifinals.

NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tourney Sked: Saturday, March 4

Sectional Semifinals conducted Saturday in Non-Public A and Public Groups 1 and 3

Freehold Twp. tops Sayreville to reach 3rd straight final

Steve Staklinski pumped 25 points, including 23 in the second half, and Ryan Zyskowski and Bobby Weise scored 18 and 14, respectively, to help the Patriots withstand two late spurts by Sayreville for a 76-66 victory in the Central Jersey, Group 4 semifinals in Freehold Township

Photos: Patrick School vs. Don Bosco in TOC Boys Hoops Final

Patrick School defeats Don Bosco Prep 69-55 in boys hoops

Highlights: Rutgers Prep 52, Trenton Catholic (3/1/17)

Highlights from Rutgers Prep's win over Trenton Catholic in the South Jersey, Non-Public B first round.

Plays of the Week (3/3/2017)

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Bound Brook rallies by Middlesex to advance in CJ,G1

Kyle Frauenheim hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:10 left and sweated it out the rest of the way to send the second-seeded Crusaders past seventh-seeded Middlesex, 42-39, in the Central Jersey, Group 1 quarterfinals in Bound Brook

Highlights: St Joseph (Metuchen) 57, Union Catholic 52 (3/2/17)

Highlights from St. Joseph Metuchen's win over Union Catholic in the South Jersey, Non-Publc B semifinals.

Highlights: Sayreville 61, Marlboro 52 (3/1/17)

Highlights from Sayreville's win over Marlboro in the Central Jersey Group 4 quarterfinals.

Huddle Up (Lourdes vs. Tappan Zee) - 3/2/2017

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NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tourney Sked: Friday, March 3

Sectional semifinals conducted tonight in Public School Groups 2 and 4, quarterfinals in Non-Public B

Huddle Up - 3/2/2017

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Old Bridge edges familiar foe East Brunswick to advance

Sophomores Jared Meyer and Julius Belton connected for career highs of 16 and 14 points, respectively, to lead the sixth-seeded Knights past 14th-seeded E.B., 38-36, in the Central Jersey, Group 3 quarterfinals, and in their fourth meeting this season

Huddle Up (Long Island 'AA' Matchups) - 3/2/2017

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Huddle Up (South Side vs. Elmont) - 3/2/2017

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NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tourney Sked: Thu., March 2

Sectional quarterfinals are conducted in Public Groups 1 and 3 and Non-Public A

Full Game: Mater Dei 54, Marlboro 41

February 25: 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Mater Dei's 54-41 boys basketball win over Marlboro in the Shore Conference final.

NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tourney Sked: Wed., March 1

Public Groups 2 and 4 conduct sectional semifinals while things get underway in Non-Public B with first-round action

Huddle Up (Mount Vernon vs. New Rochelle & Scarsdale vs. Yorktown) - 3/1/2017

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Huddle Up (Somers vs. Tappan Zee & Panas vs. Eastchester) - 3/1/2017

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Huddle Up (Tappan Zee vs. Albertus Magnus & Byram Hills vs. Lourdes) - 3/1/2017

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Huddle Up (Albertus Magnus vs. North Rockland & Ossining vs. Lourdes) - 3/1/2017

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Huddle Up (Briarcliff vs. Pleasantville) - 3/1/2017

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NJSIAA Boys Basketball Scoreboard: Tuesday, Feb. 28

NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tournament First Round results from Tuesday, Feb. 28

Huddle Up - Section 1 Championship Week Preview (3/1/2017)

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Shoot Around - New York City (2/27/17)

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Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (2/28)

Smile if you're No. 1. Patrick School! Find out who else makes this week's tri-state poll

Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/28/2017)

Find out which teams make our Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll as our analysts break down the rankings. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday at 7 p.m. to find out.

Kenny sinks buzzer-beating three to lift Midd North

Senior Chris Kenny took the inbound pass, faked and then buried the first 3-pointer of his career to rally Middletown North to a 54-53 win over Colts Neck in the first round of the Central Jersey, Group 4 tournament in Middletown

Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (2/28)

The Patrick School takes the top spot back in New Jersey after downing Linden for the second time this season, this time for the Union County Tournament title.

NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tourney Sked: Tuesday, Feb. 28

First-round state tournament action gets underway across NJ in Public Groups 3 and 1 and Non-Public A. Faavorites and darkhorses picked for each section

Full Game: Patrick School 58, Linden 44

February 25: 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of Patrick School's 58-44 boys basketball win over Linden in the Union County final.

NJSIAA Boys Basketball Tourney Sked: Monday, Feb. 27

The NJSIAA 2017 Boys Basketball Tournament gets underway Feb. 27 with first-round action in Groups 2 and 4. Favorite picked in each section

Shoot Around - Hudson Valley (2/27/17)

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Shoot Around - New Jersey (2/27/17)

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Huddle Up (2/27/2017)

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Shoot Around - Long Island (2/27/17)

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Shoot Around - Long Island (2/20/17)

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Pat's climbs aboard Richards' shoulders to UCT title

Kentucky-bound forward Nick Richards erupted for 24 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks to guide the second-ranked Patrick School to a 58-44 win over No. 1 Linden.

Postgame: East Side wins Essex County title (2/25/17)

Newark East Side's Elijah Olaniyi and Mikaj Johnson talk about defeating West Side in the Essex County finals.

Cavallo and Kinney break down Union County final (2/25/17)

News 12 Varsity's Mike Kinney and Jimmy Cavallo break down The Patrick School's win over Linden in the Union County finals.

Postgame: Chatham repeats as County champions (2/25/17)

Chatham's Graham LeMon and Jack Rooney talk about defeating Morristown-Beard to win the Morris County tournament.

LeMon leads Chatham to back-to-back Morris crowns

Graham LeMon put up a big double-double for Chatham in a 60-55 victory over Morristown-Beard to win the second straight Morris County Tournament title for the Cougars.

East Side rallies past West Side to claim ECT title

Senior Elijah Olaniyi got things started for top-seeded East Side and freshman Mikah Johnson finished strong as their club rallied in the fourth quarter for a 43-38 win over second-seeded West Side Saturday in the Essex County Tournament final in Newark

Highlights: Newark East Side 43, West Side 38 - Essex County final (2/25/17)

Highlights from Newark East Side's win over West Side in the Essex County boys basketball finals.

Highlights: Chatham 60, Morristown-Beard 55 - Morris County final (2/25/17)

Highlights from Chatham's win over Morristown-Beard in the Morris County boys basketball finals.

Photos: Mater Dei vs. Marlboro boys basketball

Mater Dei defeats Marlboro 54-41 during boys basketball

Postgame: Don Bosco reclaims Jamboree title (2/24/17)

Don Bosco's Marcellus Earlington and Ron Harper talk about defeating Bergen Catholic to win the Bergen County Jamboree championship.

Earlington delivers (twice) in clutch to lift Don Bosco

Marcellus Earlington sank the go-ahead free throw with 6.1 seconds to play, then blocked Bergen Catholic's last-ditch shot attemmpt to rally the second-seeded Ironmen to the Bergen County Jamboree crown, 53-52, Friday night

Franz fighting two battles for Morristown-Beard (2/24/17)

Morristown-Beard boys basketball coach Eddie Franz reveals his battle with lung cancer as he continues coaching the Crimson Knights in their search for a Morris County title.

Enhanced Highlights: Don Bosco 53, Bergen Catholic 52 - Bergen County final (2/24/17)

Bergen Catholic coach Bill Armstrong is mic'd up in the pregame before Don Bosco's win over Bergen in the finals of the Bergn County Jamboree.

Photos: Patrick School vs Linden - Union County boys basketball final

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The Patrick School defeated Linden 58-44.

Livecast primer: Mater Dei vs. Marlboro - Shore Conference boys final

Watch LIVE on News12Varsity.com on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. as Mater Dei looks for its second straight Shore Conference Tournament title against upstart Marlboro.

NJ BB: County Tournament Finals Skeds, Picks

Ten county tournament championships will be decided this weekend in Central and North Jersey. Here's the full sked and picks

Livecast primer: Linden vs. The Patrick School - Union County final

Watch LIVE as No. 1 Linden takes on No. 2 Patrick School for the Union County Tournament championship on News12Varsity.com at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Plays of the Week (2/23/2017)

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Huddle Up - Mount St. Michael vs. Stepinac (2/23/2017)

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Huddle Up - 2/23/2017

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Huddle Up - Mater Dei vs. Marlboro (2/23/2017)

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Huddle Up - Bishop Loughlin vs. Archbishop Molloy (2/23/2017)

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Sayreville, St. Joe's make Friday plans for GMCT final

Third-seeded Sayreville withstood a furious rally by South Brunswick to win in OT, 69-65, and Malachi Walker's stingy defensive play helped top-seeded St. Joseph defeat Woodbridge, 48-40, in the semifinals Wednesday at South Brunswick

Huddle Up - The Patrick School vs. Linden (2/23/2017)

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East Side, West Side win, set up all Newark ECT final

East Side and West Side each won their semifinal to set up the first all-Newark Essex County Tournament final since 2009.

Top-ranked Linden defeats St. Mary to reach UCT final

Top-ranked and top-seeded Linden bested 11th-ranked, fourth-seeded St. Mary, 49-38, and second-ranked, second-seeded Patrick School defeated third-ranked, third-seeded Roselle Catholic, 55-46, to arrange a championship meeting Saturday evening at Kean University

NJ BB County Tourney Sked for Wednesday, Feb. 22

Semifinal-round action on tap tonight for Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament at South Brunswick and Mercer County Tournament at Sun National Bank Center

NJ BB County Tourney Sked for Tuesday, Feb. 21

Essex, Hudson and Union counties and Shore Conference Tournament all conducting semifinal-round play Tuesday night at neutral sites

Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (2/21)

Gill St. Bernard's surprised St. Anthony this week and the result is a meteoric rise in the poll. The Knights have won 15 of 16 since January 1st.

Huddle Up - CHSAA B/Q SEMIFINALS (2/21/2017)

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Highlights: Linden 49, St. Mary's 38 (2/21/17)

Highlights from Linden's win over St. Mary's in the semifinals of the Union County tournament.

Highlights: Patrick School 55, Roselle Catholic 46 (2/21/17)

Highlights from Patrick School's win over Roselle Catholic in the semifinals of the Union County tournament.

Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/21/2017)

Find out which teams make our Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll as our analysts break down the rankings. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday at 7 p.m. to find out.

Shoot Around - Hudson Valley (2/20/17)

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Shoot Around - Connecticut (2/20/17)

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Shoot Around - New York City (2/20/17)

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Marlboro upsets Freehold Twp in SCT, Antoine scores 1000

Marlboro took down rival Freehold Township in the Shore Conference quarterfinals to highlight the day in Toms River. Read that story and more from all four games on Sunday.

Highlights: Bergen Catholic 71, Teaneck 61 (2/19/17)

Highlights from Bergen Catholic's win over Teaneck in the semifinals of the Bergen County Jamboree.

Paul provides early spark to help Don Bosco reach final

Senior guard Chris Paul struck for seven of his season-high 26 points in the first quarter and knocked down 13 in the fourth to push the second-seeded Ironmen past third-seeded and defending-champion St. Joseph, 67-57, in the Bergen County Jamboree semifinals in Hackensack

Postgame: Paul with career-high 26 points in Don Bosco win (2/19/17)

Don Bosco senior Chris Paul talks about scoring a career-high 26 points in the semifinals of the Bergen County Jamboree.

Highlights: Don Bosco Prep 67, St. Joseph Regional 57 (2/19/17)

Highlights from Don Bosco's win over St. Joseph Regional in the semifinals of the Bergen County Jamboree.

Postgame: Stefanini on Bergen Catholic semifinal win (2/19/17)

Bergen Catholic senior guard Gabe Stefanini talks about defeating Teaneck in the semifinals of the Bergen County Jamboree.

Shoot Around - New Jersey (2/20/2017)

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Chatham cracks Randolph behind Bredahl

Mac Bredahl paced Chatham with a career-high 18 points despite back spasms in the Cougars' 70-39 victory over Randolph in the Morris County Tournament semifinals.

Castillo's buzzer-beater lifts Mo-Beard to MCT final

Ralph Castillo experienced his first thrill on Saturday night when he learned that his Morristown-Beard coach, Eddie Franz, would be on the sideline for the team's Morris County Tournament semifinal against Morristown.

Rutgers Prep avenges two losses vs. B-R to reach final

Senior Jake Needleman scored 18 points and sophomore Nahshon Battle had 16 to help the third-seeded Argonauts rebound from two earlier losses to second-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan, 71-58, in the Somerset County Tournament semifinals

Plays of the Week (2/17/2017)

Want to see the most amazing plays from the past week? Then this is the show for you. Jimmy Cavallo counts them down - with a little help from you - every Wednesday.

NJ BB: County tourney scoreboard from Feb. 16

Results of county tournament action in Hudson, GMC, Shore Conference and Somerset from Thursday, Feb. 16

Middletown North rallies past Colts Neck to advance in SCT

The seventh-seeded Lions rallied from an eight-point deficit early in the third quarter behind play of Campbell and Higgins to advance to the Shore Conference Tournament quarterfinals, 66-59, Thursday in Middletown

NJ Boys Hoops Roundup from Wednesday, Feb. 15

Union, Rahway, Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Union Catholic all win in second-round action of the Union County Tournament

NJ BB County Tournament Sked for Feb. 17-19

A big few days of county tournaments commences Thursday with action Somerset County quarterfinals, Shore Round of 16, Hudson County second round and GMC first round

No. Plainfield claims SCT win behind spark of Godwin, Gardner

Junior Tony Godwin scored a game-high 23 points and senior James Gardner contributed 20 points and five assists to steer the sixth-seeded Canucks to a 72-66 win over 11th-seeded Watchung Hills Tuesday in the second round of the Somerset County Tournament North Plainfield

Huddle Up (02/14/2017)

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Huddle Up - Morristown-Beard vs Morris Knolls (2/14/2017)

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Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (2/14)

Teaneck has been rolling and enters the Top 15 of the New Jersey Power Rankings.

Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (2/14)

Look who's back! Off a huge week, St. Anthony moves back into the top five. Find out the other movers and shakers in this week's Tri-State boys basketball poll.

Highlights: St. Anthony 49, St. Augustine 48 (2/14/17)

Highlights from St. Anthony's win over St. Augustin in boys basketball.

Huddle Up - Long Beach vs Bellmore/Merrick (2/14/2017)

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Ocean's defense drowns Point Boro in SCT

Andrew Seager capped one possession for Ocean Township on Tuesday night by crashing the offensive glass for a resounding dunk. 

Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/14/2017)

Find out which teams make our Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll as our analysts break down the rankings. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday at 7 p.m. to find out.

Highlights: Ranney 59, Newark East Side 56 (2/12/17)

Highlights from Ranney's win over Newark East Side in the Prime Time Shootout.

Teaneck pulls away late from Dwight-E to reach Jambo semis

Senior guard Leondre Washington scored six of his 12 points over the final 2:26 to help the fourth-seeded Highwaymen snap a late tie and go on to top fifth-seeded Dwight-Englewood, 55-48, in the Bergen Jamboree quarterfinals Sunday in Hackensack

Plays of the Week (2/10/2017)

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Shoot Around - New York City (2/13/2017)

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Shoot Around - New Jersey (2/13/2017)

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Postgame: Sarnor hits game-winner for Ranney (2/12/17)

Ranney sophomore guard Ahmadu Sarnor talks about hitting game-winning shot against Newark East Side.

Shoot Around - Long Island (2/13/2017)

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Postgame: Patrick School's Harris hits 6 3-pointers (2/12/17)

Patrick School senior guard Jamir Harris talks about hitting 6 3-pointers in a win over Archbishop Molloy.

Highlights: Patrick School 73, Archbishop Molloy 59 (02/12/17)

Highlights from Patrick School's win over Archbishop Molloy at the Prime Time Shootout.

Shoot Around - Connecticut (2/13/2017)

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Shoot Around - Hudson Valley (2/13/2017)

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Highlights: Paterson Eastside 62, Clifton 33 (2/11/17)

Highlights from Paterson Eastside's win over Clifton in the first round of the Passaic County Tournament.

Mo-Beard advances in front of Coach Franz

Morristown-Beard took down Kinnelon to advance to the Morris County Tournament semifinals with their ill coach looking on.

Highlights: Roselle Catholic 86, Montclair Immaculate 74 (2/12/17)

Highlights from Roselle Catholic's win over Montclair Immaculate at the Prime Time Shootout.

Cole powers 10th-ranked Friars past No. 4 Lincoln

Senior guard R.J. Cole scored 24 points and Ithiel Horton and Nigel Marshall chipped in with 12 and 10, respectively, to steer No. 10 St. Anthony to a 67-53 victory over the fourth-ranked Railsplitters Saturday at the Metro Classic

Quinerly strikes for 32 to lead Hudson Catholic past TCA

Junior guard Jahvon Quinerly pumped in 13 first-quarter points and finished with a career-best 32 to send No. 19 Hudson Catholic to a 79-53 win over Trenton Catholic at the Metro Classic Saturday at Kean

Full Game: St. Anthony 55, LI Lutheran 49

February 6, 2017: Watch the full game broadcast of St. Anthony's 55-49 boys hoops win over LI Lutheran.

Young DePaul peaking, tops Wayne Valley

DePaul, led by six freshman and sophomores, advanced to the Passaic County Tournament semifinals with an 89-72 victory over Wayne Valley on Saturday.

Marlboro sweeps CBA with double OT victory

Marlboro needed two overtimes to hold off Christian Brothers Academy, but the Mustangs pulled it out to earn a regular season sweep of the Colts.

Ewing upsets No. 14 ND behind a dazzling Doggett

Senior guard Edamiyon Doggett lifted himself up from a rough start to erupt for a career-high 30 points and send his Blue Devils to an 80-70 surprise against 14th-ranked Notre Dame Friday night in Lawrenceville

NJ BB Weekend County Tournament/Showcase Sked

County tournament cction heats up up in Bergen, Essex, Hunterdon/Sussex/Warren, Passaic, Somerset, Union counties, and showcase events at Kean University and Roselle Catholic

NJSIAA 2017 Boys State Basketball Tournament Pairings

The NJSIAA Boys State Basketball Tournament gets underway Feb. 27 for Groups 2 and 4 and Feb. 28 for Groups 1 and 3 and Non-Public A and B. Here are the official pairings for the upcoming fireworks

Bredahl stands tall for Chatham in win over Mendham

Mac Bredahl made some key plays down the stretch to help Chatham secure a 31-30 victory over Mendham in boys basketball action.

Huddle Up - ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY vs CHRIST THE KING (2/9/2017)

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Psotgame: Linden sweeps regular season series with Roselle Catholic (2/7/17)

Linden's Joey Krempa and Tavon Jones talk about defeating Roselle Catholic in boys basketball.

Huddle Up - BERGEN JAMBOREE (2/9/2017)

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St. Anthony edges Long Island Lutheran

No. 10 St. Anthony built a 16-point lead in the third quarter, but No. 5 Long Island Lutheran pushed the Friars to the brink before St. Anthony defended its home court, 55-49.

Rahway grabs 1st place in Valley with payback vs Raiders

Keyshawn Cummings scored 14 points and Zion Pendleton had 10 for Rahway, which called upon tenacious defense and balance Tuesday to avenge a loss last month to Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 49-35, and seize first place in the Union County Conference-Valley Division

Huddle Up - NOTRE DAME vs EWING (2/7/2017)

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Highlights: Linden 64, Roselle Catholic 58 (2/7/17)

Highlights from Linden's win over Roselle Catholic in boys basketball.

Huddle Up (2/9/2017)

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