Carino Club to honor hoops players of year

Posted: March 19, 2012

The Albert Carino Boys' Basketball Club of South Jersey will honor Will Campbell of Monmouth and Jack Brennan of Widener as its college players of the year.

Campbell, a Paul VI graduate, and Brennan, a Sterling graduate, will be honored at the club's 50th annual banquet April 5 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill.

Tickets for the event are $30 and can be reserved by calling club president Bill Thomas at 856-667-2442 or vice president Jack Mongulla at 856-461-8800.

Campbell is the club's major-college player of the year. The 5-foot-10 senior averaged 6.1 points this season. A four-year player, Campbell averaged 9.1 points as a freshman, 11.2 as a sophomore, and 8.6 as a junior.

Campbell helped Monmouth to a 10-6 record in Northeast Conference play. He scored a season-high 15 against St. Francis, and had 13 in a loss to Rutgers. He made 26 three-pointers this season.

Brennan, a 6-7 forward, averaged 13.2 points and 7.7 rebounds in helping Widener to an 18-8 overall record.

A 1,000-point scorer in his career, Brennan collected 26 points and 11 rebounds in a victory over Berkeley and 23 points and 11 rebounds in a victory over Occidental.

Brennan led Widener in blocked shots and in field-goal percentage at 59.4.

Contact staff writer Phil Anastasia at 856-779-3223,, or @PhilAnastasia on Twitter. Read his blog, "Jersey Side Sports," at

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