Posted On: 01/30/20 8:58 PM

Heading into the 2019-2020 campaign, it was a forgone conclusion that the Bergen Catholic Crusaders would be amongst the very best teams in the state. While preseason projections flirted with the possibility of the Crusaders running the table and going undefeated, they haven't been entirely far off from the lofty hype. Now sitting at 13-3 with a few short weeks remaining on the schedule, let's take a deep dive into the core of Matt Zona, Raejon Figures, Will Richardson, and Julian Brown.

Matt Zona Remains Steady

Matt Zona was expected to be a force for the Crusaders this season, and he’s lived up to expectations, playing a balanced all-around game. One of the more fundamentally sound players in the 2020 class, Zona uses his 6'9, 215-pound frame to often bully opponents in the paint, en route to secure put backs and dominating rebounds.

For all the glory Zona has received, it is his ability to be productive on a team loaded with talent that is most impressive. He’s scored over 240 points this season and more than a few jaw-dropping nights, including 22 points and 17 rebounds showing against DePaul. It’s simple if Zona

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