Monday, April 27, 2015

Basketball: Game by game look at AC's 19-1 record in elimination games

Basketball: Game by game look at AC's 19-1 record in elimination games



By Phil Anastasia

There's tournament tough.

Then there's Atlantic City.

That's a whole another level.

The Vikings are an astounding 19-1 in in elimination games in the Cape Atlantic League and state Group 4 tournaments as well as the Tournament of Champions over the last two seasons.

Incredibly, five of those wins have been in overtime, including the last two.

Here's the breakdown:

Date Opponent Tournament Result
2/21/12 Holy Spirit CAL W, 35-32
2/25/12 Middle Twp. CAL W, 40-37
2/28/12 Absegami State W, 65-59 OT
3/1/12 Lenape State W, 47-44 OT
3/3/12 Eastern State W, 65-63
3/6/12 Cherry Hill East State W, 52-41
3/8/12 Middletown North State W, 60-50
3/11/12 Elizabeth State W, 53-47
3/14/12 Ewing TOC W, 68-65 OT
3/16/12 St. Anthony TOC L, 72-42
2/15/13 Egg Harbor CAL W, 68-55
2/19/13 Holy Spirit CAL W, 47-36
2/23/13 Middle Twp. CAL W, 57-51
2/25/13 Toms River South State W, 67-43
2/27/13 Southern State W, 61-56
3/1/13 Toms River North State W, 56-36
3/4/13 Lenape State W, 51-40
3/6/13 East Brunswick State W, 51-49
3/10/13 Linden State W, 60-54, OT
3/13/13 Pt. Pleasant Beach TOC W, 80-73 2 OT

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Born and raised in South Jersey, Phil Anastasia prefers standing on the sidelines at high school football games on Friday nights to sitting in the press box at Eagles games on Sunday afternoons. He’s a graduate of Rowan University with a degree in English. Reach Phil at

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