MONROE, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys basketball team won another close one Tuesday night, a 70-67 victory over Monroe.

Freshman forward Jalen Pichardo scored 22 points for the Bears (6-6), who led, 34-32, at the half and by one point after three quarters.

Devin Kennedy deposited 16 points and Justin Black connected for 10 points for East Brunswick, which was coming off a four-point victory over Piscataway three days earlier.