The Richard Stockton women's basketball team used a big run to end the first half and hung on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden 66-47 on Wednesday, clinching the sixth and final playoff berth in the upcoming New Jersey Athletic Conference tournament.

Stockton closed the first half on a 23-4 run and scored the first 12 points of the second half, holding the Scarlet Raptors scoreless for almost eight minutes.

Kelsey Brown led Stockton with 17 points. Sara Farrell and Che'Na Thompson scored 13 points apeice for the Ospreys. Thompson also had 11 rebounds.

Rutgers-Camden 19 28-47

Richard Stockton 31 35-66

RC-Kelly 1 0-0 2, Hodge 3 0-0 6, Chukwueze 5 1-4 12, Turner 10 1-3 21, Koutras 1 0-0 2, Croxton 1 2-2 4. Totals-21 4-9 47.

RS-Muniz 3 0-0 8, Nardoza 1 9-10 11, Farrell 5 3-4 13, Thompson 6 1-2 13, Brown 8 1-1 17, Morgan-Jones 2 0-0 4. Totals-25 14-17 66.

3-pointers-Chukwueze RC; Muniz (2) RS.

Records-Stockton 11-11 (6-8), Rutgers-Camden 10-13 (3-11).

Stockton men: Josh Blamon scored a game-high 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Ospreys beat Rutgers-Camden 60-45.

Nnamdi Usuwa added 11 points and Rameel Johnson 10 for Stockton.

Rutgers-Camden 17 28-45

Richard Stockton 17 43-60

RC-Redding 2 4-8 9, Russell 4 6-8 14, LEary 3 2-2 11, Anders 3 2-2 8, Schneider 1 0-1 3. Totals-13 14-21 45.

RS-K. Johnson 2 4-7 9, Hunt 2 2-2 7, R. Johnson 4 2-3 10, Blamon 4 5-6 16, Pistone 0 2-4 2, Bolden 1 0-0 2, Suhr 1 0-0 3, Usuwa 5 1-3 11. Totals-19 16-25 60.

3-pointers-Blamon (3), K. Johnson, Hunt, Suhr RS; Leary (3), Redding, Schneider RC.

Records-Stockton 17-5 (12-4), Rutgers-Camden 9-14 (6-10).

Atlantic Cape Community College women: Kerry Player (Cape May Tech) was named the National Junior College Athletic Association's Player of the Week.

In a 54-48 loss to Middlesex Community College, Player had 20 points, eight rebounds and four blocks. The 6-foot sophomore then had 27 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks in a 61-57 loss to Ocean County College.

Player averages team highs of 13.4 points, 12.4 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game. She also recently got her 500th point and 500th rebound.