By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
TCNJ improved to 12-0 at home this season. In addition, they also improved to 14-4 within the New Jersey Athletic Conference.
The Lions will now receive a bye in the New Jersey Athletic Conference Tournament as the No. 2 seed. They will face the winner of the No. 3 New Jersey City University Gothic Knights and No. 6 Stockton University Ospreys on Tuesday night at 7 pm at Packer Hall.
Mark Thomas led the Scarlet Raiders with 22 points, seven rebounds, a block and two steals. Chase Barneys was also in double figures, as he had 10 points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals.
With seven minutes left, Rutgers-Newark was down by just four points. Then, TCNJ went on a 13-2 run in the next five minutes to put the game out of reach.
Four players combined for the final 23 points. Troy Lopez had the five bench points.