Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Five Things to Watch in Passaic Basketball Tournaments

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Five Things to Watch in Passaic Basketball Tournaments

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This one is easy. No. 1 in Passaic County. No. 1 in The Record girls basketball Top 25 since preseason. That "team to beat" label hasn't been much of a burden to Eastside, and it's going to take a major upset to spoil the party these girls have been planning.

The spoilers?

So who has what it takes to pull off the upset? No. 2 Passaic Tech, with the effective one-two punch of Tamira Easterling and Kierona Morton, probably has the best chance if the Bulldogs can consistently outwork the Ghosts inside. No. 3 Wayne Valley and No. 4 Clifton have had their moments, but while they are having memorable seasons, neither is ready to steal the show.

Don't forget ...

Defending champ DePaul. This has been a rebuilding season for the Spartans, and they simply don't have the star power they had in the past. A strong performance will tell a lot about where this team is heading, and the potential quarterfinal matchup with Clifton, a team that recently beat the Spartans for the first time since 1992, could be one of the tournament's most interesting. …

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