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Catching up with Troy Murphy

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Some players never stop working. The New York Times caught up with Troy Murphy this spring while continuing his studies at Columbia University. Murphy was a Delbarton School standout and one of the few area players to reach the NBA.   http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/26/sports/basketball/whats-that-former-nba-player-doing-at-columbia-studying.html

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Host Morris Knolls rolls to summer league title

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball DENVILLE — Morris Knolls defeated Whippany Park 58-53 to capture the championship of the Morris Knolls Summer League on Tuesday. It is the first time the Golden Eagles had been in the final in three years. They advanced to the title game with a 47-32 win over Pequannock. The eighth-seeded Golden Panthers pulled the […]

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Upsets rock Morris Knolls Summer League playoffs

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Pequannock and Wayne Valley provided shocking upsets in the playoffs of the Morris Knolls Summer League on Thursday. Eighth-seeded Pequannock toppled top-seeded Hanover Park 62-56 while seventh-seeded Wayne Valley, the defending champions defeated second-seeded Newton 52-47. The top three seeds Hanover Park, Newton and Whippany Park had one loss apiece going into the league […]

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Roxbury’s Deeb moves on after 13 seasons

Roxbury coach Jon Deeb has resigned after taking a vice principals job at Roxbury. It also means the Morris County Boys Basketball Coaches Association will have to find a new president. Check out Lauren Knego’s Daily Record article below. http://www.dailyrecord.com/story/sports/high-school/basketball/2015/06/04/deeb-steps-roxbury-head-coach/28476451/

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Morris County Boys Basketball Scoring Leaders

Morris County Scoring Leaders Amir Allen – Morris Catholic – 19.7 Jacob Kaplan – Montville – 18.6 Sammy Asani – Boonton – 18.6 Conor Barron – West Morris – 18.0 Ryan Gaynor – Whippany Park – 18.0 Brian Monaghan – Morristown-Beard – 16.8 Brad Daugherty – Hanover Park – 15.9 Donte Wise – Mount Olive […]

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Last hurrah for Morris County seniors in showcase

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball MOUNT OLIVE — “Hey coach, do you have room for one more ?” That might not have been exactly the way Morristown-Beard’s Matt McFadden said it but he had to introduce himself to Morris team coach Bill Medina somehow in order to be part of the Morris-Sussex Senior All-Star Classic. McFadden […]

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Morris edges Sussex in All-Star Senior Classic

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball West Morris’ Conor Barron scored 18 points and the Morris team hit its free throws down the stretch to earn a 112-110 victory over Sussex in the annual Morris-Sussex Senior All-Star Classic on Wednesday at Mount Olive High School. Mount Olive’s Donte Wise added 14 points including some scintillating dunks and […]

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Mendham’s Kenez, Montville’s Medina honored at luncheon

By Mark Kitchin Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Mendham’s Brian Kenez was named Player of the Year and Montville’s Billy Medina was honored as Coach of the Year when the Morris County Boys Basketball Coaches Association held its annual luncheon at Zeris Inn in Parsippany on Wednesday. Kenez, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound forward/guard was selected Most Valuable Player of the […]

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Remember Wednesday’s Morris-Sussex Senior All-Star Classic

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Don’t forget. The Morris-Sussex Senior Classic All-Star game is being played on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Mount Olive High School. Local basketball stars invited to compete for the Morris team include: Graham Delaney of Chatham, Brad Daugherty of Hanover Park, Robert Annen and Brian Kenez of Mendham, Jacob Kaplan, Jacob Coleman and Erik […]

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Chatham falls in sectional state title bid

Morriscountyvarsityboysbasketball Colonia defeated Chatham 45-43 in the North 2, Group III sectional final on Tuesday in Colonia. The teams were tied 21-all at halftime. A 14-8 Chatham third-quarter effort gave the Cougars a 35-29 advantage going into the final period. Junior Colin McKenna scored 19 points and Graham Delaney and freshman Jack Rooney added nine […]

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