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    Barrino steers Hudson Catholic to fourth straight crown

    Senior guard Nassir Barrino scored nine of his 16 points in the fourth quarter to help the top-seeded Hawks outlast second-seeded Marist, 51-48, for their fourth consecutive Hudson County Tournament title

    Primer: Roselle Catholic vs. Linden - Union County final

    Watch LIVE at 7:30 p.m. as Linden and Roselle Catholic battle for the Union County Tournament title after splitting their regular season meetings.

    Boys basketball: NJ state tournament preview

    Mike Quick and John Malone preview the New Jersey boys basketball state tournament

    Rumson-Fair Haven stuns top seed Christian Brothers

    Sparked by 27 points from Brendan Barry, RFH holds the Colts to five points in the second half en route to a shocking 50-24 win to bring home the Bulldogs' first Shore Conference title in school history.

    Primer: CBA vs. Rumson-Fair Haven - Shore Conference boys hoops final

    It's David and Goliath for all the marbles on Friday night at Monmouth University as perennial power and top seed CBA meets scrappy 11th-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven, who's looking for its first-ever SCT title.

    Seton Hall Prep Keeps It All in the Family

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    TJ Gibbs is one of the top junior guards in the country. This season he put his name into the Seton Hall Prep record books, where he joins a list accompanied by a couple of names that he may be familiar with.

    Photos: Rumson-Fair Haven vs. Christian Brothers boys basketball

    Rumson defeated CBA by a score of 50-24 to win the SCT Title

    Bergen Catholic tops Teaneck for Jamboree title

    Justin Salem exploded for 29 points and Pierfrancesco Oliva filled up the stat sheet once again in a 66-44 victory for Bergen Catholic over Teaneck for the Bergen County Jamboree championship.

    Powell's second-quarter outburst guides TCA to final

    Junior guard Myles Powell struck for 18 of his 29 points in the second quarter as No. 9 Trenton Catholic erased a six-point deficit en route to a 79-68 win over No. 6 Ewing in the Mercer County Tournament semifinals

    Put A Face On It (2/26/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Photos: Bergen Catholic vs. Teaneck basketball - Bergen final

    Bergen Catholic defeated Teaneck to win the Bergen Jamboree.

    Primer: Teaneck vs. Bergen Catholic - Jamboree final

    Check out the game preview then watch LIVE on Thursday at 7 p.m. as Don Bosco Prep takes on four-time defending county champions, Teaneck.

    Hudson Catholic, Marist advance to county final

    Marist pulled away from Dickinson in the first semifinal and Hudson Catholic dominated Union City from the start to set up the Hudson County final on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/25/14)

    High school basketball expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll and breaks down the list with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch to find out!

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/24/2015)

    High school sports expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll and breaks it down with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday to find out.

    Battle sparks Gill, Mahoney powers Ridge in SCT semis

    Tyus Battle scored 19 points and had six steals to lead third-seeded Gill St. Bernard's to a 58-34 win over second-seeded Rutgers Prep in the Somerset County Tournament semifinals. Top-seeded Ridge rolled past fourth-seeded Montgomery, 55-30, in the other semi

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (2/24)

    The state tournament is upon us next week. County finals are winding down now. Check out the New Jersey Top 15 boys basketball rankings from Mike Kinney to see where your team stands in the postseason

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (2/24)

    Where is Linden in this week's Tri-State Top 20? Mike Quick lets us know.

    Bergen Catholic, Teaneck set stage for Jambo final clash

    Pierfrancesco Oliva collected 22 points and 12 rebounds and Justin Salem scored 19 points to direct Bergen Catholic into the 59th final of the Bergen County Jamboree with a 66-51 semifinal win over St. Joseph. Four-time defendning champion Teaneck got 26 points from Leondre Washington on its way to a 56-51 upset over top-seeded Don Bosco Prep

    Highlights: Bergen Catholic 66, St. Joseph (Mont.) 51 (2/22/15)

    Highlights of Bergen Catholic's 66-51 win in the Bergen Jamboree Semifinal

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (2/23/2015)

    MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New Jersey boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Highlights: Seton Hall Prep 70, East Orange 62 (2/21/15) - Essex final

    Highlights of Seton Hall Prep's 70-62 win over East Orange, as the Pirates capture their 16th Essex County Championship in school history.

    Gibbs, Hogan steer Seton Hall Prep to ECT crown

    T.j. Gibbs scored a team-high 18 points and Kelly Hogan contributed 14 points, 13 rebounds to help the Pirates overcome a 30-point showing by Denzel Banks and beat East Orange, 70-62, for their fourth Essex County title in the last five years.

    Lawrence buzzer-beater rallies Newark Tech

    Mustafa Lawrence capped this exciting see-saw battle when he scooped up a loose ball, dribbled coast-to-coast and connected on a runner in the lane for a 64-62 win over University

    It's an another all-Paterson final in Passaic County

    Paterson Kennedy and Paterson Eastside take care of business in the Passaic County Tournament semifinals.

    Manasquan's quick start propels it to Shore quarterfinals

    The eighth-seeded Warriors built a 12-point lead in the first quarter behind Jack Sheehan and Ryan Jensen, then outlasted Colts Neck, 56-49, in the Shore Conference Tournament Round of 16

    One-Stop Shop: Boys county tournament results

    County Tournament results and schedules all under one roof

    Put A Face On It (St. Joe's Montvale vs. Bergen Catholic) (2/19/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Put A Face On It (Teaneck vs. Don Bosco) (2/19/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Rochietti's late jumper rallies Watchung Hills in SCT

    Anthony Rochietti scored the last two of his 26 points on a jumper with 1.5 seconds left to rally Watchung Hills past Somerville, 53-52, in the Somerset County Tournament second round. Three other games also played Wednesday

    Put A Face On It (East Orange vs. Seton Hall Prep) (2/18/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Put A Face On It (2/19/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (2/17)

    St. Anthony continues to hold the top spot after crushing out-of-state power, Long Island Lutheran.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/17/2015)

    High school sports expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll and breaks it down with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday to find out.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (2/17)

    The Friars remain atop the Tri-State Top 20 after a thorough victory at Long Island Lutheran Friday.

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (2/16/2015)

    MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New Jersey boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Lincoln tops Paterson Eastside

    Lincoln cruised past Paterson Eastside but not without a fight in the fourth quarter.

    Postgame: Seton Hall Prep's Stephen Ferraro (2/14/15)

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    Seton Hall Prep's Stephen Ferraro talk about his teams win and moving on to the Essex County final

    Highlights: Seton Hall Prep 53, Newark East Side 49 (2/14/15)

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    • Feb 15, 2015

    Highlights of the Essex County Semifinals between Seton Hall Prep and Newark East Side

    Simmons leads Montverde (Fla.) to Metro Classic sweep

    The Eagles knocked off the No. 2 ranked team in Jersey Roselle Catholic 71-64 on Friday night, in the opening night of the Metro Classic at Kean University, and survived a late scare to defeat 5th ranked St. Benedict’s Prep 67-62 on Saturday.

    Full game: Lincoln 57, Eastside 50

    Feb. 15, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Abraham Lincoln’s 57-50 boys basketball victory over Paterson Eastside.

    Postgame: East Orange's Banks and Clark (2/14/15)

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    • Feb 15, 2015

    East Orange's Denzel Banks and Aaron Clark talk about advancing to the Essex County Final after their win over Newark West Side

    Seton Hall Prep edges East Side to reach ECT final

    The Pirates forged a 12-point lead in the first quarter behind a hot-handed T.J. Gibbs, but had to fend off the rallying Raiders for a 53-49 win

    Highlights: East Orange 65, Newark West Side 53 (2/14/15)

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    Highlights of East Orange's 65-53 win over Newark West Side to advance to the Essex County Final

    Zignorski's heroics carry Pope John past Linden

    Matt Zignorski banked in a 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded to lift Pope John past Linden after giving away a 16-point fourth quarter lead.

    Full game: Pope John 62, Linden 61

    Feb. 15, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Pope John XXIII’s 62-61 boys basketball victory over Linden.

    Primer: Linden vs. Pope John boys basketball

    Find out how and where to watch MSGVarsity.com's LIVE coverage of Linden and Pope John from the Tri-State Hoopfest at Roselle Catholic

    Photos: St Joseph (Met.) vs Union Catholic boys basketball

    Union Catholic defeats St. Joseph (Met) 65 - 55.

    Primer: Lincoln (NYC) vs. Paterson Eastside boys basketball

    Watch an interstate battle between two Tri-State powers LIVE on MSGVarsity.com on Sunday night at 6 p.m. as Paterson Eastside takes on Lincoln (NYC) at the Tri-State Hoopfest.

    Full game: Montverde Academy (Fla.) 67, St. Benedict’s Prep 62

    Feb. 14, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Montverde Academy (Florida)’s 67-62 boys basketball victory over St. Benedict’s Prep in the Metro Classic.

    Photos: Montverde Academy vs St. Benedict's boys basketball

    Montverde Academy (FL) defeats St. Benedict's Prep 67 - 62.

    Photos: Pope John vs. Linden boys basketball

    Pope John - 62 - Linden - 61

    Photos: Paterson Eastside vs Abraham Lincoln boys basketball

    Lincoln (NYC) 57- Paterson Eastside- 50

    Full game: Union Catholic 65, St. Joseph (Met.) 55

    Feb. 14, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Union Catholic’s 65-55 boys basketball victory over St. Joseph (Metuchen) in the Metro Classic.

    MetroClassic 2015: St Joseph (Met) vs Union Catholic Boys BB

    Union Catholic defeats St. Joseph (Met) 65 - 55.

    Union Catholic impresses in Metro Classic

    Union Catholic's defense stepped up and the Vikings connected on the three ball to knock off St. Joe’s (Met.) 65-55.

    Barcas' drive late in 3rd OT lifts Wall over Colts Neck

    Chris O'Reilly of Colts Neck won the gripping scoring duel with 43 points, but Brendan Barcas earned the win for Wall when he drove to the rim with 0.5 seconds left in the third OT for a 76-75 win and he Sore-Claass B North championship. Barcas closed with 37 points.

    No. 1 St. Anthony drops No. 11 LI Lutheran in battle of Tri-State powerhouses

    St. Anthony came to Long Island Lutheran HS and dominated the Crusaders 71-46 in a battle of Tri-State boys basketball powerhouses

    Full game: Montverde Academy (Fla.) 71, Roselle Catholic 64

    Feb. 13, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Montverde Academy (Florida)'s 71-64 boys basketball victory over Roselle Catholic in the Metro Classic.

    Full game: Our Savior New American 67, Linden 55

    Feb. 13, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Our Savior New American's 67-55 boys basketball victory over Linden in the Metro Classic.

    Full game: St. Anthony 71, LI Lutheran 46

    Feb. 13, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of St. Anthony's 71-46 boys basketball victory over Long Island Lutheran.

    Diallo, Our Savior New American too much for Linden

    McDonald's All-American, Chieck Diallo, totals 23 points and 11 rebounds in a 67-55 victory over Linden

    Photos: Montverde Academy vs. Roselle Catholic boys basketball

    Montverde Academy defeated Roselle Catholic 71-64.

    NJSIAA Boys Basketball State Tournament pairings

    State Tournament play begins March 2 and ends March 23 with the Tournament of Champions final

    Montverde Academy outlasts Roselle Catholic

    Montverde Academy traveled up to New Jersey from Florida and pulled away in the second half to pick up the victory.

    Primer: Linden vs. Our Savior New American boys basketball

    Check out the preview for Tri-State No. 4 Linden's big matchup with Our Savior New American from New York, which will be LIVE on MSGVarsity.com at 6:30 p.m. on Friday night.

    NJ Boys Basketball weekend tournament schedule

    Essex County Tournament semifinals Saturday at Weequahic highlights heavy county tournament action. Metro Classic at Kean University Friday and Saturday and Tri-State Hoopfest Saturday, Sunday at Roselle Catholic head showcase events

    Primer: Roselle Catholic vs. Montverde Academy (Fla.) boys basketball

    Read a preview of Friday night's main event between Tri-State No. 2 Roselle Catholic and No. 2 in the the nation, Montverde Academy, which will be LIVE on MSGVarsity.com at 8:30 p.m.

    Photos: Our Savior New American vs. Linden boys basketball

    Our Savior New American defeated Linden 67-55.

    Primer: Montverde Academy (Fla.) vs. St. Benedict’s basketball

    Montverde Academy (FL) will travel to the Garden State to take on 8th ranked St. Benedict’s in the Metro Classic at Kean University Saturday night and the game can be seen live on MSGVaristy.com at 8:30 p.m.

    Ridge earns top seed for Somerset County Tournament

    Red Devils secured the top spot with its 37-35 win Tuesday over Rutgers Prep.

    Put A Face On It (St. Anthony vs. LI Lutheran) (2/12/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Put A Face On It (2/12/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Put A Face On It (Our Savior New American vs. Linden) (2/12/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Put A Face On It (Newark West Side vs. East Orange) (2/12/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Photos: St. Anthony vs LuHi boys basketball

    St. Anthony (NJ) vs LuHi boys basketball

    Primer: St. Anthony vs. Long Island Lutheran boys basketball

    It is a showdown of Tri-State boys basketball powerhouses as Long Island Lutheran hosts St. Anthony’s from Jersey City Friday at 7:45 p.m. on #MSGV_Live.

    Primer: St. Joseph (Met.) vs. Union Catholic basketball

    St. Joseph (Met.) and Union Catholic will battle it out at the Metro Classic at Kean University Saturday night and the game can be seen live on MSGVarsity.com at 6:30 p.m.

    Put A Face On It (Teaneck vs. Ramapo) (2/12/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    No. 2 Roselle Catholic top seed for 79th UCT

    The Lions earned a bye until the Feb. 21 quarterfinals along with No. 2 Patrick School, No. 3 Linden and No. 4 St. Mary.

    Ramsey clinches first league title in decades

    Ramsey topples neighboring Mahwah, 52-35, to take home the Big North Conference, Patriot Division title for the first time in over 20 years.

    Smith's late FG rallies Ridge past No. 15 Rutgers Prep

    Max Mahoney struck for 20 points and 12 rebounds and Jack Smith scored a season-high nine points, including the game-winner, as shorthanded Ridge shocked Rutgers Prep, 37-35

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (2/10)

    The Top 5 remained the same this week, but Trenton Catholic climbed into the Top 10 with an impressive win over Hudson Catholic at the Primetime Shootout.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (2/10)

    Christ the King went on the road and edged Long Island Lutheran. How will that game affect the tri-state poll? Mike lets us know

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/10/2015)

    High school sports expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll and breaks it down with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday to find out.

    Photos: Hudson Catholic vs St. Raymond boys basketball

    Hudson Catholic Defeat St. Raymond in Overtime 58-57

    Tyree, Ashamole direct St. Joe's (Met.) over Point Beach

    Breein Tyree scored 14 points and Marcus Ashamole had 13 points and eight rebounds to help St. Joseph stretch its winning streak to six games with a 45-36 decision over Point Pleasant Beach Sunday at the Prime Time Shootout

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (2/9/2015)

    MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New Jersey boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Briscoe, Bullock, Reid steer RC to ninth straight win

    Isaiaah Briscoe, Matt Bullock and Nazreon Reid each struck for 13 points to help second-ranked Roselle Catholic surge past No. 17 Paterson Eastside, 70-51, at the Prime Time Shootout

    Highlights: St. Anthony 43, Boys and Girls (NYC) 28

    Highlights from HS SportsDesk (1/28/13)

    Photos: The Patrick School vs. Ewing boys basketball

    Patrick School 73, Ewing 69

    Barrino bucket powers Hudson Catholic OT win

    Hudson Catholic senior Nassir Barrino hit the game-winnning layup with 2.8 seconds left as the hawks earned a 58-57 win over St. Raymond Sunday in a non-league boys basketball game held in the Bronx.

    Harris, Richards lead Pat's past stubborn Ewing

    Jamir Harris scored a game-high 24 points and fellow sophomore Nick Richards spearheaded a key late run that sent the Celtics to a 73-69 win over Ewing in a Tri-State Top 20 clash at the Prime Time Shootout

    Full game: Hudson Catholic 58, St. Raymond 57

    Feb. 8, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Hudson Catholic’s 58-57 boys basketball victory over St. Raymond.

    Full game: Linden 60, Gill St. Bernard's 52

    Feb. 7, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Linden's 60-52 boys basketball victory over Gill St. Bernard's.

    Primer: Hudson Catholic vs. St. Raymond boys basketball

    Hudson Catholic visits St. Raymond in a interstate non-league boys basketball game Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. on #MSGV_Live

    Photos: Linden vs Gill St. Bernard's boys basketball

    Linden defeats Gill St. Bernard's by the score of 60 - 52.

    Photos: Trenton Catholic vs Hudson Catholic boys basketball

    Trenton Catholic defeats Hudson Catholic 66 - 57.

    Full game: Trenton Catholic 66, Hudson Catholic 57

    Feb. 7, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Trenton Catholic's 66-57 boys basketball victory over Hudson Catholic.

    Kindel, Banks and late poise carry E.O. past West Side

    Marquise Kindel erupted for 13 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to help East Orange Campus turn a four-point lead into a 70-54 victory Friday in Newark. Denzel Banks finished with 18 points

    Full game: Patrick School 73, Ewing 69

    Feb. 7, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of The Patrick School’s 73-69 boys basketball victory over Ewing.

    Linden overcomes Gill St. Bernard's in fourth quarter

    Otis Livingston led Linden to a 60-52 victory over Gill St. Bernard's after trailing by seven in the fourth quarter

    Trenton Catholic ends Hudson Catholic win streak

    Trenton Catholic cruised past Hudson Catholic on Saturday afternoon at the Prime Time Shootout in Roselle, snapping HC's 15-game winning streak.

    Primer: Linden at Gill St. Bernard's boys basketball

    Watch LIVE at 4 p.m. from Roselle Catholic and the Primetime Shootout as No. 4 Linden takes on Tyus Battle and Gill St. Bernard's on MSGVarsity.com.

    Primer: Trenton Catholic vs. Hudson Catholic boys basketball

    In the second game of our doubleheader, Hudson Catholic takes on Trenton Catholic LIVE on MSGVarsity.com at 5:30 p.m. from the Primetime Shootout at Roselle Catholic

    Primer: Patrick School vs. Ewing boys basketball

    Unbeaten No. 7 Ewing takes on its toughest test of the year against No. 3 Patrick School in the main event of the Primetime Shootout LIVE on MSGVarsity.com at 8:30 p.m.

    Mostafa's hot hand leads Bosco past St. Joe's

    Omar Mostafa hit six 3-pointers to lead Don Bosco to a wild 53-52 victory over rival St. Joseph Regional

    Rooney's buzzer-beating 3 lifts Chatham past Mendham

    Freshman guard Jack Rooney buried a 25-footer from the right wing as the buzzer sounded to rally Chatham to a 36-33 win over Mendham Thursday in a key NJAC-National Division game. Plus, other results

    Full game: Seton Hall Prep 69, East Side 42

    Feb. 5, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Seton Hall Prep's 69-42 boys basketball victory over Newark East Side.

    Put A Face On It (2/5/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Full game: Don Bosco 53, St. Joseph Regional 52

    Feb. 5, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Don Bosco Prep’s 53-52 boys basketball victory over St. Joseph Regional.

    Photos: Don Bosco vs. St. Joe's boys basketball

    Don Bosco defeated St. Joe's by a score of 53-52.

    Don Bosco Prep sends off 25 student-athletes

    The Ironmen had 11 football players sign National Letters of Intent on Wednesday and 14 other student-athletes joined the festivities with their future college plans.

    MSG Varsity's National Signing Day 2015 coverage

    Find out what MSG Varsity has in store for NSD 2015 coverage.

    Gibbs, Ferraro lead Seton Hall past East Side

    TJ Gibbs had 25 points and 10 rebounds to lead Seton Hall Prep past Newark East Side 69-42.

    Primer: Don Bosco at St. Joseph Regional boys basketball

    Two Bergen County rivals and Top 15 teams in the MSGVarsity New Jersey Power Rankings collide LIVE on MSGVarsity.com at 7 p.m. on Thursday night.

    Photos: Newark East Side at Seton Hall Prep boys basketball

    The Pirates defeat the Raiders in West Orange Thurs Night

    Primer: Newark East Side vs. Seton Hall Prep basketball

    In a Super Essex Conference, American Division battle, Newark East Side goes on the road to take on No. 8 ranked Seton Hall Prep Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. and the game can be seen live on MSGVarsity.com.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (2/3)

    Patrick School and Long Island Lutheran met at the LuHi Invitational. Where are both schools in this week's Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20? Find out now

    Mahoney, Ridge coast past Hillsborough

    Max Mahoney had one of his top performances of the season with 29 points, 11 rebounds, and three assists in a 57-41 victory over Hillsboro.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (2/3/2015)

    High school sports expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll and breaks it down with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday to find out.

    Full game: Ridge 57, Hillsborough 41

    Feb. 3, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Ridge’s 57-41 boys basketball victory over Hillsborough.

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (2/3)

    St. Anthony held off Bergen Catholic to remain No. 1 this week, but Roselle Catholic is hot on the Friars trail.

    2014-15 New Jersey college commitment list

    Find out where high school athletes in your area will be playing their college sports.

    Photos: Hillsborough vs. Ridge boys basketball

    Ridge defeated Hillsborough at Ridge.

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (2/2/15)

    MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New Jersey boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Primer: Hillsborough at Ridge boys basketball

    Read a primer for MSGVarsity's LIVE coverage of Tuesday night's Skyland Conference showdown as Hillsborough travels to Ridge at 7 p.m.

    Briscoe leads Roselle Catholic past Linden

    Isaiah Briscoe and Roselle Catholic exploded in the second quarter and dominated rival Linden for the final three quarters in a vengeful performance.

    Lakewood rolls by Donovan to stay unbeaten in division

    Tyeek Grayson, Ryan Lawrence and Sean Barksdale spearheaded a balanced offense that guided Lakewood past Donovan Catholic, 62-39, Friday in Lakewood

    Mosely helps No. 1 St. Anthony outlast Bergen Catholic

    Jagan Mosely sparked a key third-quarter surge and closed with a game-high 23 points to help the top-ranked Friars past Bergen Catholic, 64-51, for their 10th consecutive win

    South Shore closes out win over East Orange

    Brianna Fraser scored 15 points and Amanda Cruz had 11 of 13 points in the second half as South Shore recorded a 49-42 win over East Orange at the Mecca Girls H.S. Basketball Challenge in the Bronx Friday night.

    Boys hoops county tournament roundup 1/31

    Ramsey, Northern Highlands, University, Barringer, Delaware Valley, Randolph, Morris Catholic, Clifton among Saturday's winners

    Postgame: St. Anthony's Bob Hurley & Jagan Mosely (1/31/15)

    MSG Varsity's Dan Exter talks with Coach Bob Hurley and junior guard Jagan Mosely about the Friars 64-51 win over Bergen Catholic

    Full game: LI Lutheran 67, Patrick School 56

    Jan. 31, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Long Island Lutheran's 67-56 boys basketball victory over The Patrick School.

    Highlights: St. Anthony 64, Bergen Catholic 51 (1/31/15)

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    • Jan 31, 2015

    Highlights of St. Anthony's 64-51 win over Bergen Catholic

    Full game: Roselle Catholic 61, Linden 46

    Jan. 31, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Roselle Catholic's 61-46 boys basketball victory over Linden.

    Atkinson, Green lead LuHi over Patrick School

    As much as Long Island Lutheran pushed, the Patrick School pushed back. Any time LuHi gained momentum, the Patrick School would answer, but the Crusaders held on for a 67-58 win.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/11/14)

    High school basketball expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll and breaks down the list with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch to find out!

    Photos: Linden at Roselle Catholic boys basketball

    Roselle Catholic tops Linden, 61-46, to split the regular season series.

    Union Catholic tops St. Mary on Newell buzzer beater

    Freshman guard Mikey Watkins scored 16 points and turned in several clutch plays for Union Catholic, including the outlet pass to Zahir Newell for the game-winning layup. Teammate Isaih Still scored 19 points in the Vikings' 66-64 win. Plus, other NJ results

    Primer: Linden at Roselle Catholic boys basketball

    Watch LIVE on MSGVarsity.com on Saturday night at 7 p.m. as No. 2 Roselle Catholic looks for revenge against No. 4 Linden from a loss earlier this season.

    Put A Face On It (1/29/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Otero's hot hand guides West Milford past Kennedy

    Mike Otero struck for 15 of his 25 points in the first quarter and Pat Burke led a sturdy interior game as their Highlanders defeated Paterson Kennedy, 87-72, to alter the landscape in Passaic County

    Primer: Patrick School vs. LuHi boys basketball

    Two of the Tri-State's top teams will meet when Long Island Lutheran hosts the Partick School on Saturday at 4;00 p.m. on #MSGv_Live.

    Briscoe, Richardson tabbed for McDonald's AA Game

    Roselle Catholic star Isaiah Briscoe and Trenton Catholic standout Malachi Richardson become the first Garden State duo to be selected as McDonald's All-Americans since 2009

    No. 13 St. Joseph Regional blitzes Ridgewood

    St. Joseph Regional drained seven 3-pointers in the first half to race past Ridgewood in a key Bergen County matchup on Wednesday night.

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (1/27)

    We have our third No. 1 in three weeks as Mike Kinney provides us with the Top 15 teams in New Jersey boys basketball

    MSGV 360 (1/27/2015)

    See everything that's happening on MSG Varsity in 3 minutes with news, highlights, interviews and social media updates. Watch MSGV 360 each day to see what we're talking about and who we're covering. Hosted by Amanda Pugliese.

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (1/26/2015)

    MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New Jersey boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (1/27)

    After rallying to beat Camden, will St. Anthony jump atop the Tri-State Top 20? Mike Quick has your answer.

    Ahmad scoring, leadership guide East Side past Gill

    Seniors Jibreel Ahmad and Taj Price and sophomore Elijah Olaniyi spearheaded a key second-quarter outburst that helped the Raiders defeat Gill St. Bernard's, 53-49, at the Nweark National Invitational

    Schedule Updates - New Jersey

    Find out when and where the top games across New Jersey are being rescheduled to right here on MSGVarsity

    Highlights: Paterson Eastside 68, St. Raymond 51 (1/23/15)

    Highlights of Paterson Eastside's 68-51 win over St. Raymond's of New York. Eastside's Shakur Juiston led the way for the Ghosts with 21 points.

    RC vs. St. Benedict's highlights NJ showcase schedule

    Third-ranked Roselle Catholic, paced by Kentucky-bound Isaiah Briscoe, will take on No. 5 St. Benedict's at the nightcap of the Newark National Invitational Sunday at the Prudential Center.

    Red Bank storms past Wall with explosive 4th quarter

    Sadiq Palmer pumped in 11 of his 15 points and Anthony Mitchell scored eight of his 13 as the Bucs rallied from 16 points down late in the third quarter for a 69-62 win. Plus, other NJ results

    Freehold Twp. withstands late rally to beat CBA

    Tyree Wilson scored 15 of his 22 points in the first half to steer Freehold Township to an 11-point lead over CBA. His trey with 1:27 to play would provide the go-ahead points in the Patriots' 71-68 win. Plus, NJ roundup

    Cresskill cruises past Wood-Ridge

    Matt Kelly knocked down a school-record eight 3-pointers and Sean Kelly pumped in 28 points as Cresskill dominated the second half en route to a 92-66 victory over Wood-Ridge

    Seton Hall Prep, Eastside top seeds in Essex, Passaic

    Seton Hall Prep came in ahead of East Orange, West Side and defending champion Newark East Side as top seed for 69th Essex County Tournament. Reigning champ Paterson Eastside is No. 1 in front of Kennedy,Wayne Valley and West Milford for 45th Passaic County Tournament. Also, Wednesday roundup

    Tri-State Top 20 Girls Basketball poll (1/21)

    Long Island Lutheran holds on to the No. 1 spot in the latest Tri-State Girls Basketball rankings

    Patrick School rules paint to topple No. 1 Linden

    The seventh-ranked Patrick School scored 38 points in the paint and held Linden to four offensive rebounds on its way to a 65-54 win against the Tri-State's No. 1 team. Plus, other NJ games

    NJ boys basketball roundup 1/19

    Hudson Catholic, Bloomfield, Roselle Catholic, Elizabeth, East Orange, Arts, Morris Knolls among the Monday winners

    Full game: Don Bosco 54, Bergen Catholic 50

    Jan. 20, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Don Bosco Prep's 54-50 boys basketball victory over Bergen Catholic.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (1/20)

    Fresh off a win over Long Island Lutheran at the Dan Finn Classic, where does Linden land in this week's Tri-State Top 20 poll? Mike Quick has the answer

    Photos: Bergen Catholic vs. Don Bosco boys basketball

    Don Bosco defeated Bergen Catholic by a score of 54-50.

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (1/20)

    Linden's monster week of knocking off former No. 1 Roselle Catholic and Long Island power, LuHi, shoot the Tigers to the top of the NJ power rankings.

    Green sparks big second half for LuHi in win

    Green scored 11 of his game-high 20 points and Long Island Lutheran made 50 percent of its second-half field-goal attempts in defeating Gill St. Bernard's, 57-46, Monday in the final game of the two-day 12th Big Apple Basketball High School Invitational played at Baruch College in Manhattan.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (1/20/2015)

    High school sports expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll and breaks it down with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday to find out.

    Don Bosco survives late scare to knock off Bergen Catholic

    Brandon Anderson scored 20 points to lead Don Bosco Prep past rival Bergen Catholic 54-50.

    Primer: Bergen Catholic vs. Don Bosco basketball

    In a matchup of two top-15 teams, and a battle for first place in the Big North Conference United Division on the line, 12th ranked Bergen Catholic goes on the road to take on 11th ranked Don Bosco Prep on Tuesday night.

    No. 12 Bergen Catholic storms past Teaneck

    Justin Salem poured in 30 points and fellow senior Pierfrancesco Oliva collected 20 points and 16 rebounds to guide the Crusaders to a 95-72 win over Teaneck Sunday

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (1/19/2015)

    MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New Jersey boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Second half comeback powers Cardozo over Seton Hall Prep

    Cardozo received 25 points from Tareq Coburn and 20 points from Aaron Walker on Saturday as the Judges defeated Seton Hall Prep 70-59 at the Big Apple Basketball Invitational.

    Johnson, Russomanno steer Dunellen by P'way Tech

    David Johnson collected 27 points and 13 rebounds despite an off shooting night and fellow football standout Dan Russomanno had 11 points, 11 rebounds to push Dunellen to a 54-51 win over Piscataway Tech

    Photos: St. Anthony vs Patrick School boys basketball

    St. Anthony defeated Patrick School by the score of 58 - 37.

    No. 2 St. Anthony blows past Patrick School, 58-37

    The Friars used a stifling defense and well-balanced attack to forge a 17-point halftime lead en route to a surprising rout over the No. 5 St. Patrick

    Primer: St. Anthony vs. The Patrick School boys basketball

    St. Anthony and The Patrick School renew one of the top rivalries in the state on Saturday at the Jersey City Armory LIVE on MSGVarsity.com. Find out where to watch and interact.

    Postgame: Mt.Olive's Grillo and DeRosa (1/16/15)

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    MSG Varsity's Dan Exter talks with Mt. Olive's Chris Grillo and coach Mike DeRosa about their 74-72 win over Roxbury

    Postgame: Mt. Olive's Chris Grillo and Mike DeRosa (1/16/15)

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    • Jan 17, 2015

    MSG Varsity's Dan Exter talks to coach Mike DeRosa and Chris Grillo about their 74-72 win over Roxbury

    Full game: St. Anthony 58, Patrick School 37

    Jan. 17, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of St. Anthony's 58-37 boys basketball victory over The Patrick School.

    Primer: Long Island Lutheran vs. Linden boys basketball

    Two of the Tri-State's best represent their regions in the nightcap of the Dan Finn Classic on Saturday night in Jersey City. Watch this game LIVE on MSGVarsity.com. Find out how and where to interact.

    Full game: Linden 63, LI Lutheran 51

    Jan. 17, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Linden's 63-51 boys basketball victory over Long Island Lutheran.

    Highlights: Mt. Olive 74, Roxbury 72 (1/16/15)

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    Highlights of Mt. Olive's thrilling 74-72 victory over Roxbury

    Photos: LI Lutheran vs Linden boys basketball

    Linden defeated LuHi by the score of 63-51.

    Grillo's buzzer-beater shoots Mt. Olive past Roxbury

    Chris Grillo got a runner in the lane to drop with a second on the clock to give Mount Olive a 74-72 victory over rival Roxbury.

    Dan Finn Classic honors Watson, presents top matchup

    Among the four boys games at the 11th Dan Finn Classic Saturday at the Jersey City Armory are two MSGVarsity Tri-State Top 20 matchups, No. 2 St. Anthony vs. No. 5 Patrick School and No. 6 Linden vs. No. 9 Long Island Lutheran. Recently retired Shabazz girls coach Vanessa Watson will be enshrined on Wall of Fame.

    NJ boys basketball roundup 1/15

    Seton Hall Prep, Garfield,Somerville, West Side, Westfield, Red Bank, Old Bridge, Manasquan, Mahwah, West Essex, Bayonne among Thursday winners in boys hoops

    Swish & Dish: Dwight Morrow Public vs. Private showcase

    Englewood plays host to Saturday showcase

    BCTS Boys Basketball vs. Mahwah

    BCTS vs. Mahwah

    Put A Face On It (1/15/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Photos: Roselle Catholic vs. Linden boys basketball

    Linden defeated Roselle Catholic by a score of 75-61.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (1/13/2015)

    High school sports expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll and breaks it down with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday to find out.

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (1/13)

    Mike Kinney shakes up the top five teams this week in the New Jersey Boys Basketball Top 15.

    Linden locks down No. 1 Roselle Catholic

    No. 6 Linden bolted to a 9-0 lead and never looked back in a dominant upset victory over No. 1 Roselle Catholic. The balanced Tigers knocked down 9 of 20 3-pointers and limited RC's explosive offense.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (1/13)

    Christ the King knocked off Cardozo at the Apparel Challenge. How far do the Royals move up? Find out now.

    Lowe propels unbeaten Ewing past Hamilton West

    Temple-bound senior guard Trey Lowe collected 35 points and eight rebounds and Jame Wright chipped in with 23 points to direct No. 10 Ewing over Hamilton West, 89-67, in a battle of unbeaten teams

    Full game: Linden 75, Roselle Catholic 61

    Jan. 13, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Linden's 75-61 boys basketball victory over Roselle Catholic.

    Primer: Roselle Catholic at Linden boys basketball

    Read our primer and find out how to watch and interact during MSG Varsity's LIVE broadcast of Tri-State No. 1 Roselle Catholic's matchup with Tri-State No. 7 Linden on Tuesday night at 7 p.m.

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (1/12/2015)

    MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New Jersey boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Highlights: Roselle Catholic 61, Patrick School 39 (1/10/15)

    Highlights of No. 1 Roselle Catholic's 61-39 win over No. 2 The Patrick School

    Cue sparks 2d quarter surge to lift Cardinal McCarrick

    Junior guard Gilberto Cue connected for 10 of his 15 points during a second-quarter run that steered undefeated Cardinal McCarrick to a 55-51 win over Marist. The Eagles are now 10-0

    Jensen double-double lifts Manasquan boys past SJV

    Ryan Jensen scored 16 points and pulled down 16 rebounds and Luke O'Shaughnessy and Matt Paturzo scored 11 points each and combined for 14 boards to direct Manasquan to a 51-42 conference win over St. John Vianney

    Piscataway calls to D and long ball to upend Sayreville

    Dashaun Best-Crosson hit three of Piscataway's season-high seven 3-pointers to finish with 15 points and his Chiefs executed on defense to defeat Sayreville, 54-50,and snap a four-game losing streak

    Highlights: Seton Hall Prep 85, University 54 (1/8/15)

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    • Jan 9, 2015

    Seton Hall Prep's TJ Gibbs scores his 1,000th career point as the Pirates beat University 85-54

    Washington's 35 leads Teaneck past Bergenfield

    Leondre Washington poured in 35 points, including 17 in the decisive second quarter as Teaneck topped previously-unbeaten Bergenfield.

    Ridge edges stubborn B-R to remain undefeated

    Ridge led most of the game behind the scoring of Max Mahoney and Derek Lyons and a stingy defense, but the Red Devils had to hold their breath as Bridgewater-Raritan's potential game-winning shot missed with :02 to go

    No. 1 Roselle Catholic vs. No. 2 Patrick Saturday

    Top-ranked Roselle Catholic battles No. 2 St. Patrick at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Kean University to highlight the Investors Games at Harwood Arena. Also on tap this weekend are the Hoop Group Boardwalk Showcase in Long Branch and Coaches Vs. Cancer at Montgomery

    Postgame: Seton Hall Prep's TJ Gibbs (1/8/15)

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    • Jan 9, 2015

    MSG Varsity's Dan Exter talks with TJ Gibb's about his team win and scoring his 1,000th point

    Alexander leads Roxbury to fourth straight win

    Sturdy senior forward Doug Alexander scored 19 points and pulled down nine rebounds and senior guard Anthony McMyne netted 13 points to steer Roxbury to a 51-42 win over West Morris Wednesday night. The surprising Gaels are now 5-1.

    Boys Basketball Games to Watch 1/8/15

    Bridgewater-Raritan at Ridge, Bergen Catholic at St. Mary (Eliz.), Colonia at Monroe among top games on tap for Thursday

    Put A Face On It! (1/8/2015)

    The amazing Mike Quick makes his picks, offers his unique insights and gets you pumped for the biggest matchups in tri-state high school boys basketball this weekend. Get your headphones out for this one.

    Strong opening half carries CBA past Manalapan

    Jack Laffey scored 14 of his 17 points and Pat Andree and Jack McGuire combined for 20 in the first half as CBA forged a 15-point lead en route to a 58-48 victory over Manalapan Tuesday night

    Ramapo's depth too much for Northern Highlands

    Ramapo weathered a storm of whistles from the officials and used its bench to wear down Northern Highlands in a 67-35 victory on the road.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (1/6/2015)

    High school sports expert Mike Quick presents his weekly Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll and breaks it down with partner in crime Jimmy Cavallo. Who will be No. 1 this week? Watch every Tuesday to find out.

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (1/6)

    Roselle Catholic remains No. 1 after a big win over St. Anthony this week. Find out how the rest of the poll shakes out right here.

    Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll (1/6)

    Who starts the year atop the first Tri-State Top 20 boys basketball poll of the season? Find out now.

    Diagne-led Pope John rallies past Gill St. Bernard's

    Syracuse-bound power forward Moustapha Diagne scored 15 of his 21 points and pulled down seven of his 10 rebounds in the second half to rally No. 6 Pope John past No. 7 Gill St.Bernard's Sunday in Paterson

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (1/5/2015)

    MSG Varsity's high school experts Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo look back at the best of the best from the week in New Jersey boys basketball, with highlights to get you caught up and analysis to get the debates going.

    Postgame: Patrick School's Harris & Felder (1/3/15)

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    • Jan 4, 2015

    MSG Varsity's Dan Exter talks with Patrick School's Jamir Harris & Rakym Felder about their 53-52 win over Trenton Catholic

    Highlights: Patrick School 53, Trenton Catholic 52 (1/3/15)

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    Highlights of Patrick School's 53-52 win over Trenton Catholic

    No. 2 St. Patrick fights off No. 9 Trenton Catholic

    St. Patrick squandered a nine-point lead in the fourth quarter, but applied the defensive clamps in the final seconds to pull out a 53-52 win Saturday night in Rahway.Junior guard Rakym Felder scored a team-high 15 points and led the Celtics' defensive stance

    Photos: St. Anthony vs. Roselle Catholic boys basketball

    Roselle Catholic defeated St. Anthony by a score of 51-48.

    NJ boys hoops weekend showcase schedule

    Roselle Catholic faces St. Anthony at 6 p.m. tonight in Hoops for Troops Showcase feature at 6 p.m. New Year's Jump Off, Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children Festival tips off Sunday

    Roselle Catholic holds off St. Anthony, 51-48

    Isaiah Briscoe scored 22 points and Chris Silva added 13 points and nine rebounds in a 51-48 victory for Roselle Catholic over St. Anthony Friday at the Hoops for Troops Festival in Roselle

    Full game: Roselle Catholic 51, St. Anthony 48

    Jan. 2, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Roselle Catholic's 51-48 boys basketball victory over St. Anthony.

    Primer: St. Anthony at Roselle Catholic boys basketball

    Watch LIVE on MSGVarsity.com at 6 p.m. on Friday night as Kentucky-bound Isaiah Briscoe and his No. 1 Roselle Catholic Lions host No. 3 St. Anthony in the Hoops for Troops showcase.

    West Side, East Side roll into Newark Holiday final

    Alfonzo Anderson scored 22 points to surpass 1,000 for his career and lead a torrid West Side offense that ran past University, 89-48, and Jihad Jenkins and Jibreel Ahmad steered East Side past Arts, 64-43, in the NPST semifinals

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (12/30)

    It's the final rankings of 2014. Check out where Mike Kinney ranks your school in the New Jersey boys basketball power rankings for the week of December 30.

    Lacy's double-double sends West Side to Newark title

    Senior forward Talib Lacy struck for 26 points and 15 rebounds and senior guard Al-Quan Stith scored 12 points as West Side upended 15th-ranked East Side, 62-52, for the Newark Public Schools Holiday Tournament title

    Barrino leads Hudson Catholic to Jingles Bell title

    Senior guard Nassir Barrino scored 15 points and Marion Williams and Patrick Strzala contributed nine each as Hudson Catholic avenged last year's loss with a 51-46 win over Paterson Eastside in the jingle Bells Jubilee championship

    Rutgers Prep, Hillside claim last-second semifinal wins

    Sophomore Jake Needleman buried a 3-pointer with 8.5 seconds left to rally Rutgers Prep over Prestige Academy, 42-41, and host school Hillside fashioned a big comeback to edge Randolph in overtime, 72-70, at the Joe Silver Tournament semifinals.

    Johnson scores 30 to push Eastside past Columbia

    Senior guard Asem Johnson erupted with 15 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter to turn a four-point Paterson Eastside lead into a 54-32 win over Columbia in the first round of the Jingle Bells Jubilee in Paterson

    Julius, Rokins propel St. Mary to Al LoBalbo final

    Seniors Dontay Julius and Kevin Rokins combined for 37 points and Rokins added 15 rebounds to guide St. Mary (Eliz.) to an 86-42 win over Piscataway Tech in the Al LoBalbo Tournament Saturday in Elizabeth. Bayonne defeated Morristown-Beard, 67-45, in the other game

    Quick Hits - New Jersey: Boys Basketball Preview

    Mike Quick & Mike Kinney preview the 2014-2015 boys basketball season in New Jersey.

    Highlights: St. Anthony 49, Newark East Side 33 (12/21/14)

    Highlights of St. Anthony's 49-33 win over Newark East Side at the Hoop Group Tip-Off in West Orange.

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (12/23)

    Mike Kinney ranks the Top 15 boys basketball teams in New Jersey just before the Christmas break in this week's edition of power rankings.

    Highlights: Roselle Catholic 78, Blair 49 (12/21/14)

    Highlights of Roselle Catholic's 78-49 win over Blair at the Hoop Group Tip-Off in West Orange.

    Briscoe helps Roselle Catholic overpower Blair at Tip Off

    Kentucky-bound guard Isaiah Briscoe unleashed his full skill package upon Blair to steer top-ranked Roselle Catholic to a 78-46 win at the Hoop Group Tip-Off Showcase in West Orange

    Hoop Group Tip Off Showcase Sunday Roundup

    Union Catholic rallies to beat West Orange, 70-66, behind Newell and Still. Linden got 19 points from Rick'keem Mixson and 16 from Josh Carter to end the night with a 63-56 victory over Hun

    Quick Hits - New Jersey: Boys Basketball Special

    Mike Quick & Tom Konchalski preview the 2014-2015 boys basketball season in New Jersey

    St. Patrick stifles Bergen Catholic behind Harris, Felder

    Sophomore Jamir Harris scored 17 points and also anchored an unyielding defense that guided St. Patrick to a 55-40 win over Bergen Catholic Sunday at the Hoop Group Tip Off Showcase in West Orange

    Highlights: The Patrick School 55, Bergen Catholic 40 (12/21/14)

    Highlights of The Patrick School's 55-40 win over Bergen Catholic at the Hoop Group Tip-Off in West Orange.

    Highlights: Linden 63, Hun 56 (12/21/14)

    Highlights of Linden's 63-56 win over Hun at the Hoop Group Tip-Off in West Orange.

    No. 10 Seton Hall nips upset-minded Columbia in OT

    Seton Hall Prep erased a five-point deficit in the final 1:01 of regulation, then rode a seven-point overtime outburst by Treyvon Bennett to edge Columbia, 58-56, at the Hoop Group Tipoff Showcase

    Mitola, Mea direct Gill St. Bernard's past Teaneck

    Gill St. Bernard's was without star junior guard Tyus Battle for a second straight game, though the Knights seemed to barely miss him. They built a nine-point halftime lead against talented Teaneck en route to a 69-52 win.

    Full game: Don Bosco 58, CBA 51

    Dec. 20, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Don Bosco’s 58-51 boys basketball victory over CBA.

    Postgame: Patrick School's McClary, Harris

    Postgame interviews with Marcus McClary and Jamir Harris of The Patrick School after their 69-61 victory over Linden.

    Don Bosco rallies past CBA in Tip Off Showcase

    Brandon Anderson scored 20 points to lead Don Bosco in a 58-51 come-from-behind victory over Christian Brothers Academy at the Hoop Group Tip Off Showcase.

    Highlights: Patrick School 69, Linden 61

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    • Dec 20, 2014

    Highlights of The Patrick School's 69-61 win over Linden in the season opener

    Full game: Gill St. Bernard’s 69, Teaneck 52

    Dec. 20, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Gill St. Bernard’s 69-52 boys basketball victory over Teaneck.

    No. 2 St. Pat's creates big problems for No. 5 Linden

    Jamir Harris scored a game-high 20 points and Marcus McClary had 19 for St. Patrick's, which used the shooting of those two sophomore guards and a decided height advantage to beat Linden, 69-61, in the season opener

    Hoop Group Tipoff: Full coverage

    The 2014 Hoop Group Tipoff is the premiere season-opening showcase and MSGVarsity brings you all the action. Check back here throughout the weekend for all the scores, recaps, LIVE broadcasts, highlights, photos, and more.

    Hoop Group Tipoff: Full coverage

    The 2014 Hoop Group Tipoff is the premiere season-opening showcase and MSGVarsity brings you all the action. Check back here throughout the weekend for all the scores, recaps, LIVE broadcasts, highlights, photos, and more.

    Primer: Don Bosco Prep vs. Christian Brothers Academy boys basketball

    Watch LIVE on Saturday December 20 at 3:10 p.m. as Don Bosco Prep and Christian Brothers Academy tipoff from West Orange H.S. Find out how to watch and interact during this game right here.

    Primer: Teaneck vs. Gill St. Bernard's boys basketball

    The second game of our LIVE doubleheader on Saturday will be at 4:50 p.m. between four-time defending Bergen County champs, Teaneck, and Gill St. Bernard's

    Bergen Catholic paces itself in win over Paterson Eastside

    Bergen Catholic led from the onset and never trailed in a 49-40 victory over highly-regard Paterson Eastside.

    Full game: Bergen Catholic 49, Paterson Eastside 40

    Dec. 19, 2014: Watch the complete broadcast of Bergen Catholic’s 49-40 boys basketball victory over Paterson Eastside.

    Primer: Bergen Catholic at Paterson Eastside boys basketball

    Our first LIVE boys basketball game from New Jersey tips off on Friday night between Bergen Catholic and Paterson Eastside. Find out who, what, and where to watch with our Live Game Primer.

    Photos: Bergen Catholic at Paterson Eastside boys basketball

    CRUSADERS 49 GHOSTS 40

    NJ Boys Basketball: Group Predictions 2014-15

    Pope John, Roselle Catholic,Linden, Ewing, Camden and Point Pleasant Beach just may have the look of champions this winter

    NJ boys basketball: Players to watch 2014-15

    There will be lots of good basketball to take in this season in North and Central Jersey. Here are the guys who'll be making your visit worthwhile

    Preseason power rankings: NJ boys basketball (12/16)

    Check out Mike Kinney's first New Jersey boys basketball poll of the season. Who will start the year in the Top 15?

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