Written by Joe Esquivel-Murphy
The Jersey Shore Basketball League has always been a place where college players can improve their game over the summer. The JSBL features former and current college players with a good number of the former college guys playing professionally...
Barclays Center Classic Tournament Co-MVP's Deon Jones (Wilmington, Del./Sanford School/Towson) and Andrew Nicholas (Wrightsville, Pa./Eastern York) combined for 46 points, including a career-high 27 points from Jones, to pace the Monmouth University men's basketball team to a 76-61 victory over North Carolina A&T on Saturday night in the MAC.
Once trailing by 13 in the second half, Monmouth University rode Andrew Nicholas' (Wrightsville, Pa./Eastern York) career-high 31 points, 23 of which came in the second half, and Deon Jones' (Wilmington, Del./Sanford School/Towson) career-high tying 24 points, which included the game-winner at the final buzzer, to an 81-79 victory over Mississippi Valley State in the Barclays Center Classic, prese
Monmouth University, which led 40-38 on freshman Justin Robinson's (Lake Katrine, N.Y./Kingston) three-pointer from the top of the key with 14:15 remaining, and trailed 54-51 following a Deon Jones (Wilmington, Del./Sanford School/Towson) jumper, fell late at St. John's in Carnesecca Arena on Friday night in its first game of the 2013 Barclays Center Classic, presented by Continental Tire.
Despite a career-high 24 points from junior Deon Jones (Wilmington, Del./Sanford School/Towson), the Monmouth University men’s basketball team fell at Seton Hall 82-66 at Prudential Center on Monday night. With the loss, Monmouth falls to 1-2 on the year, while the Pirates improve to 3-1, including 3-0 at home.
The Monmouth University men’s basketball team fell to visiting Penn 79-73 in non-conference action in the MAC on Tuesday night. The Hawks, who put three players in double-figures, fall to 1-1 on the year, while the Quakers improve to 1-1.
Highlighted by five players in double-figures, including junior Deon Jones' (Wimington, Del./Sanford School/Towson) team-high 22 points and nine rebounds, the Monmouth University men's basketball team opened its 2013-14 campaign with a come-from-behind 88-84 victory over Hofstra in the Mack Sports Complex on Friday night.