EDISON, NJ -- The Edison boys basketball team eliminated East Brunswick from the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament with a 72-48 victory in the first round Thursday night.

Edison (17-5) outscored East Brunswick, 21-10, in the second quarter to extend to a 38-20 lead. Malachi White led Edison with 21 points.

Desola Awoyode led the Bears (11-11) with 11 points. Devin Kennedy finished with nine points and four rebounds, and Justin Black led East Brunswick in assists with four.