Men’s basketball ends season with loss to TCNJ

No. 5 The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) won the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) playoffs tournament opener on Feb. 17 against No. 4 Ramapo College by a score of 81-74. This ends Ramapo’s season with a 17-9 overall record.

Junior guard Peter Gorman led Ramapo as he recorded 29 points, tallying four three-pointers and adding six assists. He was also named to the NJAC Men’s Basketball All-Conference Team as First Team All-Conference. This is also the second NJAC postseason honor of his career. For the season, he ranked fifth in scoring, third in assists and fourth in three-pointers.

Following Gorman, junior center Jordan Myers and junior forward Anthony Corbo each recorded 11 points. Meanwhile, junior forward Shane Rooney collected eight rebounds and added nine points.

However, this was not enough for the Roadrunners to win this match. TCNJ sophomore Nick Koch opened the game with a three-pointer and led the team with 29 points. Koch was named to the NJAC All-Conference Team as Second Team All-Conference.

TCNJ freshman David Alexandre collected 15 points, and fifth-year James Beckwith tallied 14 points. 

On Wednesday, TCNJ won against Rowan University in the second round of the tournament, and will face Stockton University in the NJAC championship game on Saturday.


Featured photo courtesy of Ramapo Athletics