Blues Men Battle But Beat The Atlantic Cape Buccaneers 101-97

Blues Men Battle But Beat The Atlantic Cape Buccaneers 101-97

Lincroft, NJ - The Brookdale Jersey Blues men's basketball team head into the Thanksgiving break with another win under the belts after beating the Atlantic Cape Community College Buccaneers, 101-97.

The Blues never trailed the entire game as they jumped out to an early 14-3 lead, and up by as much as 17 points until closing the half within four, 51-47. Brookdale once again gathered their momemtum and built a double-digit lead, but allowed the Bucs to tie the score with 1:30 left in the game. Freshman guard, Kevin Mateo, was a huge component in the win being that he scored the last six points of the game to ice the win. Mateo was the leading scorer with a total of 28 points, and freshman forward, Niles Halliburton, scored big as well with his double-double of 27 points and 10 rebounds. 

Adding to the defeat was freshman forward, Devin Strickland, with 15 points, and freshman guard, Coby Sylvester, who contributed 10 points respectively.

The Jersey Blues are 4-0 overall and looking for another conference defeat as they head to Sussex County Community College to play the Skylanders on Tuesday, November 30th, at 7:00pm.

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Photo above courtesy of Brandon Johnson