By Anthony Caruso III on February 14, 2015, 6:54 PM EST
With the win, the Lions improved to 14-10 overall, including 10-7 in the conference standings. The Pioneers are 19-5 and 13-4 within the conference.
William Paterson is tied with Richard Stockton for first place. Rutgers-Newark is tied with TCNJ for third place.
For much of the second half, the game went back and forth with a little Lions lead. TCNJ had a 10 point lead with 4:22 left in the second half at 68-58 following a Johnson basket.
Following the lead, the Pioneers would make three straight baskets to cut the lead to three at 70-67.
After Hernandez hit a three pointer, Klacik followed with a three of his own. Bridgeman would score to make it 73-70, before TCNJ would score next seven points.
At halftime, the Lions led 38-37. Before the lead, the game was tied at 33, then both teams would score.
Minutes into the first half, the Pioneers had a 21-4 lead. That’s when Lions head coach Kelly Williams called a timeout.
Following the timeout, the Lions responded with a 34-16 run over the rest of the half.
The Lions received their first lead when Johnson hit a key three pointer to make it 36-33.