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    Memorable Mondays: Top 5 NJ individual performances

    The 2014-15 school year saw a host of teams that left their mark on the high school sports landscape. Here's a look at the top 5 individual performances from the year.

    Karl Towns goes No. 1: From Metuchen to Minnesota

    Karl-Anthony Towns, the former St. Joseph (Metuchen) and University of Kentucky star was selected No. 1 in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves.

    MSG Varsity 10 Best Episode 5

    MSG Varsity 10 Best celebrates the incredible plays, moments and accomplishments delivered by high school student athletes from around the Tri-State. Find out who made our countdown, and can be called one of MSG Varsity 10 Best!

    Towns follows NJ tradition as First Round NBA pick

    Fomer St. Joseph op Metuchen star Karl-Anthony Towns became the second No. 1 pick out of New Jersey in five years and seventh first round selection since 2009 when the Timberwolves nabbed him Wednesday night

    Seton Hall Prep star T.J. Gibbs picks Notre Dame

    The MSGVarsity All-Metro junior point guard gave a verbal commitment to the Fighting Irish while on a visit to South Bend Sunday morning

    Put A Face On It (4/2/2015)

    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.

    2015 All-Metro Boys Basketball Special: Second Team

    Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Boys Basketball Team, honoring the best boys basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Find out who made the list now!

    2015 All-Metro Boys Basketball Special: Player and Coach of the Year

    Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Boys Basketball Team, honoring the best boys basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Find out who made the list now!

    2015 All-Metro Boys Basketball Special: First Team

    Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Boys Basketball Team, honoring the best boys basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Find out who made the list now!

    2015 All-Metro Boys Basketball Special

    Mike Quick and Jimmy Cavallo unveil MSG Varsity's All-Metro Boys Basketball Team, honoring the best boys basketball players in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Find out who made the list now!

    2015 All-Metro Boys Basketball Teams

    Meet the players who earned 2015 All-Metro boys basketball honors.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/31/2015)

    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.

    Final Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll

    Wings Academy defeated Christ the King to capture its first-ever New York State Class AA Federation title.

    2015 All-New Jersey Boys Basketball Team

    MSG Varsity honors the best boys basketball players for the 2014-15 season in MSGVarsity's New Jersey region, including player of the year Isaiah Briscoe.

    Put A Face On It (3/26/2015)

    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.

    NJ Boys Lacrosse Players to Watch 2015

    Here are New Jersey's top scorers, savers, faceoff and ground ball men for the upcoming season.

    Highlights: Roselle Catholic 57, Pope John 45 (3/23/15)

    Highlights of Roselle Catholic's 57-45 win over Pope John in the TOC Finals

    Final power rankings: NJ boys basketball (3/24)

    Roselle Catholic comes full circle to finish No. 1 in the MSG Varsity New Jersey power rankings after opening the season as the top-ranked team back in December.

    Postgame: Roselle Catholic's Boff, Briscoe

    MSG Varsity tallks to Roselle Catholic's Isaiah Briscoe and coach Dave Boff about their TOC Championship win

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (3/24)

    Roselle Catholic celebrated a second Tournament of Champions title in three years Monday.

    Roselle Catholic tops Pope John for TOC title

    Kentucky-bound Isaiah Briscoe scored 27 points and freshman forward Nazreon Reid added 12 to send Roselle Catholic to its second Tournament of Champions crown in three years

    MSG Varsity 10 Best Episode 4

    MSG Varsity 10 Best celebrates the incredible plays, moments and accomplishments delivered by high school student athletes from around the Tri-State. Find out who made our countdown, and can be called one of MSG Varsity 10 Best!

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (3/23/2015)

    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: Roselle Catholic 103, Paulsboro 34 (3/21/15)

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    • Mar 22, 2015

    Highlights of Roselle Catholic's TOC semifinal win over Paulsboro

    NJSIAA Boys Basketball: T of C Central

    Schedules, lineups, picks and scores for 27th NJSIAA Tournament of Champions

    Scott, Zignorski spark Pope John in T of C semifinals

    James Scott netted a game-high 22 points and engineered a decisive third-quarter run and Matt Zignoraki scored 16 points off the bench to lift the second-seeded Lions past sixth-seeded Newark Tech, 78-59, in the T of C semis Saturday.

    Roselle Catholic storms past Paulsboro to T of C final

    The top-ranked Lions recorded 13 dunks and also was 12 of 24 from 3-point range as they roared to a 103-34 win in the Tournament of Champions semifinals. Isaiah Briscoe led RC with 18 points

    MSGV 360 (3/20/2015)

    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.

    Put A Face On It (3/19/2015)

    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.

    Lawrence, Webb direct Newark Tech to T of C upset

    Hot-handed Mustafa Lawrence scored 24 points, C.J. Webb came off the bench for 21 and Jordan Zagadou starred in the paint to propel the sixth-seeded Terriers past third-seeded Paterson Eastside, 66-56, in the quarterfinals

    Bergenfield quest for T.O.C. title falls short in quarterfinals

    The dream season for Bergenfield came to an end on Wednesday night, as the Bears fell to Paulsboro 90-65 in the Tournament of Champions quarterfinals.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (3/17)

    Aaryn Abrams helped lead Paterson Eastside to a win over Cherry Hill East for their second Group 4 state title in five years. Where are the Ghosts in this week's Tri-State Top 20? Find out now.

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (3/17)

    Bergenfield shoots into the Top 10 after its stunning win over Ewing and Roselle Catholic reclaims the No. 1 spot after topping St. Anthony in the Non-Public B title game.

    MSG Varsity Flashback: Karl-Anthony Towns, St. Joseph (Met.) (Kentucky)

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    • Mar 17, 2015

    Before he was a part of college basketball history, Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns was the Garden State's best basketball prospect, playing at St. Joseph Metuchen

    MSG Varsity Flashback: March Madness 2015

    The Tri-State is a hotbed for college basketball stars and MSG Varsity was there from the beginning. Check out our throwback highlights to some of today's top college athletes.

    MSG Varsity Flashback: Matt Farrell, Point Beach (Notre Dame)

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    • Mar 17, 2015

    Before stepping on the courts for the Irish at Notre Dame, Matt Farrell was the Shore Conference's most dangerous offensive weapon.

    Center of Attention

    MSG Varsity's documentary series continues with "Center of Attention", a special that goes inside the life of 7-foot St. Joseph (Metuchen) basketball star Karl Towns and his journey from high school star to blue-chip University of Kentucky commit.

    Highlights: Bergenfield 80, Ewing 72 (F/OT)

    Highlights of Bergenfield's 80-72 win over Ewing in the Group 3 Championship

    Paulsboro runs past University for Group 1 crown

    Brandon Hamilton and Theo Holloway scored 20 points each and the defense forced 26 turnovers as Paulsboro rolled to a 78-48 win over University for the Group 1 state title

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (3/16/2015)

    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.

    Lawrence leads Newark Tech to Group 2 three-peat

    Mustafa Lawrence scores 28 points to lead Newark Tech to 57-51 win over Camden for the Group 2 state championship

    NJSIAA Boys Basketball: T of C seeds

    Roselle Catholic earned the top seed with Pope John coming in at No. 2. Each draws a bye until the semifinals Friday in Toms River

    Highlights: Paterson Eastside 50 Cherry Hill East 34 (3/15/15)

    Highlights of Paterson Eastside's 50-34 win over Cherry Hill East in the Group 4 Championship

    Haskins brothers rule paint to spark Bergenfield upset

    D.J.Haskins scored 26 points and pulled down 19 rebounds and younger brother Jovani recorded 20 points, 22 rebounds to lead Bergenfield past No. 14 Ewing,80-72 in overtime for Group 3 title

    Strong “D” leads Paterson Eastside to Group 4 state title

    Paterson Eastside created 16 Cherry Hill turnovers and held the Cougars to just 32 percent shooting from the field, in a 50-34 victory for the state championship.

    Photos: Newark Tech vs. Camden boys basketball

    Newark Tech over Camden 57-51 for the Group 2 State Championship

    Highlights: Pope John 71, CBA 35 (3/14/15)

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    • Mar 15, 2015

    Highlights of Pope John's 71-35 win over CBA in the Non-Public 'A' Championship

    Photos: Newark University vs. Paulsboro boys basketball

    Group 1 State champs Paulsboro over University 78-48.

    Sarr provides surprise lift to help RC claim three-peat

    Pierre Sarr scored 13 points and played a key role with teammate Chris Silva in foul trouble to send Roselle Catholic past St. Anthony, 56-52, for its third straight non-Public B championship.

    Photos: Paterson Eastside vs. Cherry Hill East boys basketball

    Paterson Eastside defeats Cherry Hill East 50-34

    Postgame: Roselle Catholic's Boff, Sarr, and Briscoe

    MSG Varsity catches up with Roselle Catholic's Dave Boff, Pierre Sarr and Isaiah Briscoe to talk about their win over St. Anthony in the Non-Public 'B' Championship game.

    Photos: Bergenfield vs. Ewing boys basketball

    Bergenfield over Ewing 80-72 in OT for the Group 3 Title

    Highlights: Roselle Catholic 56, St. Anthony 52 (3/14/15)

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    • Mar 15, 2015

    Highlights of Roselle Catholic's 56-52 win over St. Anthony in the Non-Public 'B' Championship

    Pope John cruises past CBA for Non-Public A state title

    Pope John promptly established its inside game with 6-9 Moustapha Diagne and followed with the rest of its well-oiled arsenal on the way to a 71-35 win over Christian Brothers for the Lions' fist Non-Public A state championship

    Zagadou takes flight to send Newark Tech to G2 final

    Senior forward Jordan Zagadou erupted for 29 points and 14 rebounds as Newark Tech topped Manchester Regional, 66-53, in Bloomfield. The Terriers will seek a third straight Group 2 state title Sunday against Camden

    Highlights: St. Anthony 58, Hudson Catholic 45 (3/11/15)

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    • Mar 13, 2015

    Highlights of St. Anthony's 58-45 win over Hudson Catholic in the New Jersey state tournament

    NJSIAA Boys Basketball: State Championship Central

    Six state champions will be crowned this weekend in Toms River and Piscataway. Schedules for NJSIAA/ShopRite Non-Public and Public finals

    Older Haskins leads Bergenfield to state title game

    D.J. Haskins scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Bergenfield's 52-51 victory in the Group 3 state semifinal victory over Colonia.

    Put A Face On It (CBA vs Pope John) (3/12/2015)

    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.

    Briscoe, Silva rally Roselle Catholic past TCA for crown

    Isaiah Briscoe matched his season best with 34 points, but Silva highlighted the Lions' third-quarter comeback with three thunderous dunks to help direct the 72-67 victory for the South Jersey, Non-Public B title

    University upends Cresskill in state semifinal

    The Phoenix

    Paterson Eastside finds closure in win over Linden

    The Ghosts of Paterson Eastside were able to avenge its demons and find closure in a 58-51 win over Linden to reach the Group 4 finals.

    MSG Varsity 10 Best Episode 3

    MSG Varsity 10 Best celebrates the incredible plays, moments and accomplishments delivered by high school student athletes from around the Tri-State. Find out who made our countdown, and can be called one of MSG Varsity 10 Best!

    Highlights: Cresskill 72, Wood-Ridge 60 (OT) (3/10/15)

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    • Mar 12, 2015

    Highlights of Cresskill's 72-60 win over Wood-Ridge in overtime

    Pope John wins first sectional title, tops Seton Hall Prep

    Pope John's size advantage, not to mention its determination, gave the Lions a big boost in a 52-42 victory over Seton Hall Prep in the Non-Public 'A' North sectional final at the Rutgers Athletic Center.

    Corbett, Thompson direct Colonia to sectional title

    J.J. Corbett netted eight of his 13 points in the fourth quarter and Jodrell Thompson scored 12 points and hunkered down on defense to rally the Patriots to a 45-43 win in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 final

    Cresskill holds off Wood-Ridge in OT for sectional crown

    Top seed Cresskill forced overtime after watching a double-digit lead evaporate in regulation before pulling away for a 72-60 overtime victory in the North 1, Group 1 championship.

    Bergenfield bears down, tops Teaneck for N1G3 title

    Bergenfield built a 22-point lead in the third quarter before Teaneck stormed back to make it a one possession game. The Bears did just enough to edge the Highwaymen and win the North 1, Group 3 sectional title.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 (3/10/2015)

    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.

    Manchester wins instant classic, first sectional title

    Alex Morales put on of the best performances of all-time in the sectional title game with 43 points, 25 rebounds, and five assists to lead Manchester Regional to a 92-90 overtime victory against top-seed Ramsey.

    Tri-State Boys Basketball Top 20 poll (3/10)

    Rawle Alkins throws down against Long Island Lutheran. Will his Royals move up the ladder in this week's Tri-State Top 20? Find out now

    Johnson, Abrams rally Eastside to sectional crown

    Paterson Eastside forced overtime with a driving layup by Aaryn Abrams with 7.5 seconds left and Asem Johnson directed the OT surge that sent the Ghosts to a 74-64 win for their second straight North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 title

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (3/10)

    Sectional championships are being decided and we'll know the state champions by next week. Check out Mike Kinney's Top 15 boys basketball teams as we head into the state semifinals.

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (3/9/2015)

    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.

    Highlights: Seton Hall Prep 54, St. Joseph Regional 47 (3/8/15)

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    • Mar 9, 2015

    Highlights: Seton Hall Prep 54, St. Joes 47

    NJSIAA boys basketball: Group semis/Section finals

    Check out the schedule, scores, recaps, article, highlights, and more from the state group semifinals and sectional finals across every group in the state.

    Pope John survives Don Bosco rally

    Pope John watched a 17-point cushion evaporate in the second half, but big plays from James Scott, Jeromy Rodriguez, and Ray Montilus helped spur the Lions to their first sectional final in program history.

    Keller, Gibbs rally Seton Hall Prep past St. Joe's

    Zach Keller helped keep the Pirates in contention with their star in foul trouble,and T.J. Gibbs finished the job in the Prep's 54-47 win in the North Jersey, Non-Public A semifinals

    Wiliams-King hits late jumper to dethrone East Side

    Quayon Williams-King took a pass from Alfonzo Anderson snd swished a jumper from the paint to rally West Side past Newark rival East Side, 54-52, in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 quarterfinals

    Czajkowski, Saunders guide Freehold Twp. to final

    With his twin brother, Kyle, sidelined by injury, an inspired Jason Czajkowski scored a game-high 15 points and Dan Saunders added 11 to lead the Patriots past Colts Neck, 53-40, in the Central Jersey, Group 4 semifinals

    West Milford holds off Wayne Valley

    The history between county rivals West Milford and Wayne Valley is distinguished, but the Highlanders wanted to change it a bit this time. Twice in the last few seasons, West Milford fell to Valley on a last-second shot in the state tournament.

    Teaneck takes down top-seed Ramapo

    Teaneck continued to show why its the top public school in Bergen County with a victory over No. 1 seed Ramapo in the North 1, Group 3 quarterfinals on Friday night.

    Hackensack survives stunner vs. Passaic Tech

    Hackensack clashed with Passaic Tech in the quarterfinals of the North Jersey Section 1 Group 4 tournament on Wednesday night and the game did everything but disappoint. It was a roller coaster of a ride for Hackensack, which saw its 14-point halftime lead evaporate in the second half, but a free throw by M.J. Richardson with just six tenths of a second on the clock secured a 77-76 victory.

    Hanson's buzzer-beating 3-pointer rallies Central

    Jaquan Hanson collected a loose ball on the left wing and banked in a 35-footer at the buzzer to give sixth-seeded Newark Central a 77-74 win over third-seeded Hanover Park Wednesday in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 quarterfinals

    Put A Face On It (3/5/2015)

    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.

    Highlights: Hackensack 77, Passaic Tech 76 (3/4/15)

    Highlights from Hackensack's 77-76 win over Passaic Tech in North 1, Group 4 of the NJSIAA boys basketball state tournament.

    New Jersey state tournament: Schedule updates

    With more snow on the way for Thursday, March 5, find out what games are canceled and postponed from the New Jersey state basketball and hockey tournaments all in one spot.

    Pacheco, Leinbach push Bound Brook into quarterfinals

    Seniors Kevin Pacheco and Danny Leinbach scored 19 points apiece and Pacheco also had seven steals to power the Crusaders to a 73-50 win over South Amboy Tuesday in the Central Jersey, Group 1 first round

    Power rankings: NJ boys basketball (3/3)

    Linden's big win shakes up this week's power rankings as the state tournament begins in New Jersey.

    Resilient Morristown advances past Ridgewood

    A 10-0 run to start the fourth quarter propels Morristown into the North 1, Group 4 quarterfinals with a 65-58 victory over Ridgewood

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

    Khalief Crawford and Linden knocked off Roselle Catholic, 60-56, for the Union County Tournament championship.

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

    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.

    Bridgewater-Raritan rallies behind Mancuso in 1st round

    Matt Mancuso scored 15 of his 23 points in the second half to help eighth-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan erase a big early deficit and edge ninth-seeded Bayonne, 56-54, in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 first round

    Quick Hits - New Jersey (3/2/2015)

    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.

    NJSIAA boys basketball: Non-Public state tournaments

    NJSIAA NON-PUBLIC STATE TOURNAMENTS

    NJSIAA boys basketball: Group 2 state tournament

    NJSIAA GROUP II STATE TOURNAMENT

    NJSIAA boys basketball: Group 1 state tournament

    NJSIAA GROUP I STATE TOURNAMENT

    NJSIAA boys basketball: Group 3 state tournament

    NJSIAA GROUP III STATE TOURNAMENT

    NJSIAA boys basketball: Group 4 state tournament

    NJSIAA GROUP IV STATE TOURNAMENT

    Full game: Linden 60, Roselle Catholic 56

    Feb. 28, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Linden's 60-56 boys basketball victory over Roselle Catholic in the Union County final.

    Photos: Linden vs Roselle Catholic boys hoops - Union final

    Linden defeats Roselle Catholic 60 - 56.

    Mea, Stoma lead Battle-less Gill to Somerset crown

    John Michael Mea scored 16 points, Julius Stoma added 11 and both contributed to a stifling zone defense that sent Gill St. Bernard's past top-seeded Ridge, 48-39, for its third Somerset County title in five years

    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

    Livingston leads Linden to Union County title

    Otis Livingston scored 21 points, including 19 in the second half to give Linden a come-from-behind 60-56 victory over No. 2 Roselle Catholic in an epic Union County Tournament final.

    Roselle Catholic’s Briscoe alley-oop

    Roselle Catholic’s Isaiah Briscoe throws down the alley-oop to make it 26-18 over Linden in the second quarter.

    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

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    • Feb 28, 2015

    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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    • Feb 27, 2015

    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.

    Full game: Rumson 50, CBA 24

    Feb. 27, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Rumson-Fair Haven's 50-24 boys basketball victory over Christian Brothers Academy in the Shore Conference final.

    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.

    Full game: Bergen Catholic 66, Teaneck 44

    Feb. 26, 2015: Watch the complete broadcast of Bergen Catholic’s 66-44 boys basketball victory over Teaneck in the Bergen Jamboree final.

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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