Utah Valley State vs New Jersey Tech

Utah Valley St. 99, NJIT 97


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Ben Aird had 24 points and 11 rebounds and Geddes Robinson scored 17 points and grabbed five offensive boards to help Utah Valley beat New Jersey Institute of Technology 99-97 in overtime Thursday night.

The Wolverines (16-10, 6-0 Great West Conference) took a 92-90 lead early in overtime, before Chris Flores' layup tied it with 4:21 remaining.

Utah Valley then scored four straight to go up 96-92 on Isiah Williams' layup with 3:05 left. The Highlanders cut it to one, 98-97, on Lamar Kearse's 3-pointer.

Aird then missed a jumper for the Wolverines, but Robinson came down with the ball and hit a free throw to seal it with 5 seconds to go.

Utah Valley scored five of its 11 second-chance points in overtime.

Isiah Williams finished with 24 points for Utah Valley, which won its ninth straight.

Flores scored 22 points and Ohri Arjun 14 for NJIT (10-13, 3-3).

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Utah Valley State Wolverines
G. Robinson, F428-111-484217
K. Thompson, F295-81-512511
B. Aird, C468-137-8115324
I. Williams, G488-185-541324
H. Hunsaker, G355-110-033414
A. Hubbard292-50-07515
K. Woods II92-30-04214
T. Brown70-10-00100
R. Fannon50-00-00000
Totals 38-7014-2240231999
New Jersey Tech
R. Regis, F263-64-570510
P. Miller, G373-66-936212
C. Flores, G319-142-322322
S. Schickel, G204-70-01009
R. Woods, G130-20-00220
L. Kearse365-130-030212
I. Wilkerson313-95-643412
A. Ohri135-60-001114
K. Silcott121-30-05022
O. Nweke100-10-00000
M. Jones90-10-00110
G. Frick72-20-01104
D. Holiday50-00-00000
Totals 35-7017-2332162297
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