The Garden State hoops season is in full swing as teams across the state are looking to improve their seedings for the state tournament. Hudson Catholic and Immaculate Conception played in a tight contest with the Hawks coming away with…
The Garden State hoops season is in full swing as teams across the state are looking to improve their seedings for the state tournament. Hudson Catholic and Immaculate Conception played in a tight contest with the Hawks coming away with a 61-57 victory. Here are are the top five takeaways from the Hudson Catholic-Immaculate Conception game.
1. Omari Moore Omari Moore 6'3" | SG Hudson Catholic | 2025 State NJ is ready for the big moment
Moore led the Hawks throughout the night as he knocked down big shots for them down the stretch. The 6’3 guard used his handle to get into the lane and finished nicely around the basket. Moore rose up with confidence on his jumper and rarely forced up bad shots in the half court. He elevated nicely for a dunk in transition in the first half and moved his feet nicely on the defensive end. Moore has emerged as a reliable scoring option on the perimeter and should continue to put up big games for Hudson Catholic as the season continues.
2. TJ Robinson TJ Robinson 6'3" | PG Immaculate Conception | 2024 State #113 Nation NJ can lead Immaculate Conception on a deep postseason run
Robinson had a monster second half for the Lions as he helped keep them in the game. The Louisville commit attacked the basket with a purpose as he was consistently able to get into the lane to create plays. Robinson was unafraid of drawing contact in the paint and showed off his deep range on his jumper. He used his long arms to get deflections on defense and pushed the pace nicely in transition. Robinson is capable of exploding for big nights, which will help Immaculate Conception make a deep run in the postseason.
3. Chazz Dubois Chazz Dubois 6'5" | SF Hudson Catholic | 2025 State NJ was the unsung hero for the Hawks
Dubois had a big game for Hudson Catholic as he was dominant on the glass. The 6’5 forward snared offensive rebounds in traffic, keeping possessions alive for them throughout the night. Dubois finished nicely around the basket and moved well without the ball in his hands. He moved his feet well on the defensive end and did a good job on the defensive glass. Dubois was tremendous for Hudson Catholic, which makes the Hawks an extremely dangerous team if he has more games like that.
4. Tavian Pullock Tavian Pullock 6'5" | SF Montclair Immaculate | 2023 State NJ is a scholarship level player
Pullock led the way for the Lions in the first half as he knocked down multiple triples for them. The 6’5 wing showed a clean release on his jumper and was unafraid of taking big shots in crucial moments. Pullock did more than just shoot as he also put the ball on the floor and finished around the basket. He moved well without the ball in his hands and showed the potential to defend multiple positions. Pullock’s combination of size, skill, length and shooting makes him a scholarship level prospect to watch in Essex County.
5. Alex Massung Alex Massung 6'2" | PG Hudson Catholic | 2024 State NJ ‘s steady presence is key for Hudson Catholic
Massung battled foul trouble throughout the game, but he was still able to make plays for the Hawks. The 6’3 guard used his handle effectively as he was able to get back to his spot on the floor and finished nicely around the basket. Massung did not mind drawing contact and showed the ability to play on and off the ball. He moved his feet well on the defensive end, especially later in the game when he had four fouls. Massung is a steadying presence for Hudson Catholic in the backcourt, which is key for them throughout the course of the season.