Chandler Jones had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds and tournament MVP Corey Sherman chipped in 16 as the Judges won their first postseason tournament since 2011.
The Judges shot a season-high 54 percent from the field and Eric D'Aguanno scored a career-high 25 points to get Brandeis to their fourth ECAC tournament championship game.
Five Judges scored in double figures en route the team's highest scoring output of the season. Brandeis also hit a season-best 14 3-pointers.
Lawrence Sabir is Brandeis's second Defensive Player of the Year, while the other two Judges earn All-Association honors for the first time.
Waltham, MA - The Judges never trailed, thoroughly beating John Jay 75-49 in the first round of the ECAC tournament. In their first postseason appearance since 2011, Brandeis played one of their most complete games of the season, holding John Jay to nearly 20 points below their average, while the offense exceeded their own average. Next up for the Judges will be the ECAC Quarterfinal against Marywood University on Friday, March 1st.
The Judges will host John Jay College on Wednesday, February 27 at Auerbach Arena
Collin Sawyer had 16 points, but the Judges were never able to overcome an early deficit.
Kyle Downing scored a career-high eight points, including seven in the first half but the Bears pulled away over the game's final 13 minutes.
The Judges held the UAA's second-highest scoring team 25 points below their season scoring average.
The Judges honored Corey Sherman and Latye Workman before the game, then defeated the Spartans behind Chandler Jones' double-double.
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