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

-- Contact Phil Anastasia at panastasia@phillynews.com. Follow @PhilAnastasia on Twitter.

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