Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
HACKENSACK, N.J. — Even though his team came up short against Teaneck Sunday in The New Year’s Jump Off, St. Patrick junior small forward DeAndre Bembry put on one of the day’s more impressive performances.
The 6-foot-6 Bembry tallied 21 point, 7 rebounds, 4 blocks, 4 steals and 4 turnovers in St. Pat’s narrow 65-63 loss to unbeaten Teaneck.
Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard and associate head coach Shaheen Holloway were among the coaches on hand, along with St. Joe’s head coach Phil Martelli, Wagner coach Dan Hurley and Boston University head coach Joe Jones.
HACKENSACK, N.J. — After not playing each other for more than a decade, St. Anthony facing off against St. Benedict’s could now be an annual affair.
“It’s a good game for us,” Hall of Fame St. Anthony coach Bob Hurley told SNY.tv Sunday after his team won its 40th straight game, 51-50, over St. Benedict’s at the New Year’s Jump Off at Hackensack High School.
“We want to play Jersey games. I’m an old guy, I don’t want to do much traveling.