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Tournament of Champions Results

After the six public school champions were crowned the Tournament of Champions was seeded an overall state champion was determined.
1st Round:
Tuesday March 18 at Pine Belt Arena Toms River
4th seeded Group 4 champ Linden edged 5th seeded Group 1 champ Pitman 64-60. 6-foot-8 Cincinnati bound Sr, Quadri Moore had 19, 14 in second half. 6-foot-1 Sr. Darnell Foreman paced Pitman with 23 and 3 3's.
3rd seeded Non Public B Champ Roselle Catholic beat 6th seeded Group 2 champ Newark Tech 98-80 as 6-foot-3 Jr. Isaiah Briscoe scored 22 and 5-foot-11 So. Asante Gist 21. 5-foot-9 Fr. RJ Cole 26 for Newark Tech
Thursday March 20 Monmouth University
2nd seed Group 4 champion Newark East Side edged 3rd seeded Non Public B champ Roselle Catholic 46-45. 6-foot-1 Sr. Akbar Hoffman had 13. 6-foot-7 Seton Hall bound Sr. Ismael Sanogo had 11 points and 10 rebounds including the game winning ft with :01 left. He had 7 points and 4 rebounds in fourth quarter. 6-foot-4 Jr. Matt Bullock and Gist split 24 for Roselle Catholic.
Top seeded Non Public A champ St. Joseph's Metuchen held off Linden 63-59. 7-foot Kentucky bound Sr. Karl Towns, 6-foot-4 Vanderbilt bound Sr. Wade Baldwin and 6-foot-2 Sr. Marques Townes all with 15. Moore led Linden with 19.
Monday March 24 at Sun Bank Arena, Trenton
St. Joseph's Metuchen edged Newark East Side 49-47. Baldwin notched 12. 6-foot-1 Sr. Jamar Gilbert had 3 treys and 16 points for East Side.
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