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    NJ boys basketball power rankings (1/15/13)

    by Mike Kinney on
    Tue, Jan 15, 2013 2:57 PM

    Updated Tue, Jan 15, 2013 3:34 PM
    NJ boys basketball power rankings (1/15/13)

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    10-0
    1

    The Friars stretched their winning streak to 75 games last Saturday when Josh Brown, Hallice Cooke and Tim Coleman led a 54-25 win over Christian Brothers Academy. St. Anthony faces an interesting test Saturday vs. Atlantic City (9-0) at the Dan Finn Classic in Jersey City.

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    2
    14-0
    2

    Syracuse-bound guard Tyler Ennis averaged 23 ppg. over the last three games to help keep the Gray Bees remain undefeated. Isaiah Briscoe continues to stimulate the offense with exceptional playmaking while Mike Young and Denzell Taylor flourish under the boards.

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    3
    13-1
    3

    The Hawks have won seven straight games behind the astute leadership and scoring prowess of Reggie Cameron and the steady contributions of guards Kavon Stewart and Kyle McLeggan. Hudson faces 9-1 Marist tonight at home.

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    4
    10-1
    5

    Versatile senior swing DeAndre Bembry pumped in 28 points and Daniel Knight, Jason Boswell and Kamar McKnight all reached double figures last Thursday to spark the Celtics' 70-51 victory over previously undefeated Linden.

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    5
    8-2
    7

    Marques Townes, Karl Towns and Wade Baldwin all averaged over 20 points in the last three games to ignite wins over St. Peter's Prep, Colonia and Neptune. The Falcons look to avenge an opening-night loss when they travel to East Brunswick Thursday night.

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    6
    10-1
    6

    Junior transfer Alonzo Hamilton made an impact in his first game with 17 points and eight rebounds Sunday in a 76-67 win over previously unbeaten Union Catholic. Junior forward Quadri Moore led that battle with 24 points.

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    7
    8-2
    8

    Two cancellations last week gave Shaakir Lindsey, Joel Hernandez and the rest of the Highwaymen a rare January break. Teaneck returns to action tonight against Paramus Catholic.

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    8
    8-4
    4

    Despite a 20-point outing from sophomore Malachi Richardson, the Lions were unable to avoid an upset against Elizabeth, 58-56, last Saturday in Union. Roselle Catholic can redeem itself Wednesday at home against No. 4 Patrick School.

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    9
    9-0
    11

     Scoring balance and exceptional defense continue to propel the Bears, who have allowed just 41.6 ppg. and have held each of their  last three opponents under 37 points. Rob Ukawuba, Amir Bell and Co. seek a second upset against St. Joseph  of Metuchen Thursday night in East Brunswick.

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    10
    9-2
    12

    Princeton-bound guard Spencer Weisz recorded  a triple-double with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists last Thursday in a 68-59 win over Irvington. Senior forward Tom Lacey has averaged 18 points over the last two games.

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    11
    6-3
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    Kason Campbell provided stellar defense and hit clutch free throws in the fourth quarter to spur the Minutemen's 58-56 upset over then-No. 4 Roselle Catholic last Saturday. Hakeem Rogers scored 12 points and Campbell had 10 that night.

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    12
    9-3
    10

    Junior guard Akbar Hoffman scored 15 points and Abdul Lewis and Ismael Sanogo also hit for double figures as the Red Raiders defeated tough Bloomfield last Thursday, 51-39, to rebound from a loss  two days earlier against Seton Hall Prep.

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    13
    10-2
    13

    Versatile junior swing Rashard Figures and seniors Jamik Moore, Chris Myers and Keyon Lewis continue to guide the well-balanced Comets. Hackensack faces a rugged test Monday vs. St. Peter's at the Freedom Fighters Hoop Challenge at Paterson Eastside.

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    14
    9-0
    15

     Jetor Brown and Thomas Rivera will lead the Ghosts against Paterson Kennedy Thursday at Kennedy. They steered Eastside to an eight-point win over its archrival to open the season.

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    15
    10-1
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    The Cougars have spun off six straight wins behind the steady play of Brandon Federici, Tim Vangelas and Chris O'Reilly. They lead Colts Neck against undefeated Point Pleasant Beach Saturday in Point Beach.

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