Men's Basketball

2017-18 RECORD: 21-6; GNAC: 15-1 / NCAA Tournament: 6 appearances / GNAC Titles: 7 (1999, 2010,'12, '13, '14, '15, '17)

Men's Basketball Falls on the Road to No. 24 New Jersey City

Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular
Photo by: Ron Waite/Photosportacular

Link: Box Score

Jersey City, N.J. - The Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team fell on the road to No. 24 New Jersey City University by a score of 104-83 Monday evening in non-conference play at the John J. Moore Athletic and Fitness Center.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: No. 24 New Jersey City University 104 | Albertus Magnus College 83
RECORDS: Albertus Magnus College (6-3) | No. 24 New Jersey City University (6-2)
ALL-TIME SERIES RECORD: Following tonight's win, NJCU is now 3-2 against Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

HOW IT HAPPENED
First Half:

  • NJCU controlled the opening five minutes of play with a commanding 21-4 lead until a jumper from Marquise Owens (Thorafare, N.J.) at the 14:23 mark broke the Falcons' scoreless drought, 21-6.
  • The Gothic Knights saw their lead grow to 22, 33-11, before finding themselves ahead 34, 45-11, after rallying together a 12-0 run.
  • Albertus continued to chip away at the Gothic Knights' lead, but would head into halftime down 58-18.

Second Half:

  • Albertus started off the half hot rallying together a 10-2 run, sparked by a layup from Damian Grant (Waterbury, Conn.), to bring the score to 60-28.
  • NJCU maintained a 30-point lead for the majority of the half until the 3:49 mark as the Falcons battled back to within 22, 90-68, following a short spurt by the visitors.
  • However, that would be the closest the Falcons get despite outshooting the hosts in the second, 65-46.

KEY PERFORMERS
Albertus:

  • Tyreek Perkins (New Haven, Conn.) - 17 points (5-11 FG, 0-2 3PT, 7-8 FT) | 3 rebounds | 1 assist | 3 steals | 1 block
  • Jahmerikah Green-Younger (Norwalk, Conn.) - 17 points (4-5 FG, 1-1 3PT, 8-9 FT) | 2 rebounds | 1 assist
  • Marquise Owens - 12 points (5-11 FG, 4-9 3PT) | 1 block | 3 steals
  • Davon Warner (New Haven, Conn.) - 8 points (2-13 FG, 2-10 3PT, 2-4 FT) | 5 rebounds | 3 steals

New Jersey City:

  • Sam Toney - 27 points | 9 rebounds | 1 steal
  • Shaquan Worthy - 15 points | 7 rebounds | 5 assists | 2 blocks
  • Lavrone Green - 14 points | 2 rebounds | 1 assists | 2 blocks | 1 steal
  • Yuri Brutus - 13 points | 6 rebounds | 2 blocks | 2 steals
  • Chika Wosu - 11 points | 6 rebounds | 2 assists | 1 steal

UP NEXT
The men's basketball team returns to action on Thursday, December 6 as the Falcons hosts NYU in a non-conference clash beginning at 7 p.m. at "The Nest".