Blue Devils upset No. 2 Northern Essex in NJCAA Quarterfinals

Published 9:56 pm Thursday, March 14, 2024

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The No. 10 seeded Blue Devils shook up the bracket in the NJCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament when they beat No. 2 Northern Essex 71-59 in the quarterfinals in Herkimer, New York Thursday.

Savier McCall led Riverland (31-3 overall) with 21 points and 14 rebounds and DeWayne Thompson added 21 points.

RCC scoring: DeWayne Thompson, 21; Savier McCall, 21; Christian Campbell, 11; Nazih Chehade, 9; Jourdan Weddle, 5; Damar Jenkins, 3; Daeshawn Jackson, 1

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