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Stockton men remain unbeaten

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(Ewing, NJ) – Richard Stockton (4-0, 2-0 NJAC) remained unbeaten with an 81-53 blowout win over College of New Jersey (0-4, 0-2) in the Ospreys' first road game of the season. Rameel Johnson (Newark/Science Park) led Stockton with a career-high 17 points plus five rebounds, three assists and three steals. Darnell McCargo (Woodlynne/Collingswood) tossed in 14 points for the Ospreys.

Mike Perry (Mt. Laurel/Peddie School) scored a career-high 11 points while freshman Carlton Whitehead (Ewing/Life Center) stuffed the stat sheet with seven points, eight rebounds and six assists, all single-game highs in his young career. The Ospreys shot a torrid 59.3 percent from the field and all 11 players in uniform scored points in the rout.

Perry scored four points during an early 10-0 run that gave Stockton the lead for good. The Ospreys continued to pull away and later stretched the margin to 22 points after scoring the last seven markers of the first half. Johnson scored 10 points to spark Stockton to a 47-25 lead at the break. The Ospreys forced 12 TCNJ turnovers and converted those miscues into 20 points before intermission.

Stockton continued to pour it on in the second half, leading by at least 21 points for the entire period. Johnson scored five points and McCargo added four during a 9-2 spurt that produced the largest lead of the game at 60-32 with 13:30 to play. The Ospreys shot a blistering 65.2 percent from the floor in the second stanza and coasted to their fourth straight win, 81-53.

Stockton will host William Paterson in an NJAC game on Saturday at 3 pm.

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