Roselle Catholic coach Dave Boff was chatting with his team at practice on Wednesday about their collective goal of winning another New Jersey Tournament of Champions title.
The Lions are the defending TOC champs and have won two of the last three, thanks largely to players like current Kentucky freshman guard Isaiah Briscoe and current Syracuse junior forward Tyler Roberson.
With the high school season in New Jersey set to begin on Friday, the new-look Lions are once again among the favorites to capture the TOC title after adding transfers Leondre Washington (Teaneck), Nate Pierre-Louis (St. Benedict's Prep) and Andre Rafus (Baltimore St. Frances) to a core that included guard Matt Bullock and power forward Naz Reid. They are ranked No. 1 in the The Star-Ledger preseason poll.