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South Carolina State vs New Jersey Tech

NJIT 72, SC State 63

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Chris Flores scored a game-high 24 points to lead New Jersey Institute of Technology to a 72-63 nonconference victory over South Carolina State Saturday.

NJIT (3-2) atoned for a 77-74 loss Nov. 18 at South Carolina State. The Highlanders jumped on the Bulldogs early, using a 13-0 run to take a 34-20 halftime lead. NJIT led for all but 31 seconds of the game.

Flores hit 7 of 19 shots from the floor, including 3 of 8 3-point attempts. Flores was 7 for 10 at the foul line, giving NJIT a decisive edge. The Highlanders were 19 for 31 at the stripe, the Bulldogs (3-3) 5 for 8.

NJIT outrebounded South Carolina State 39-25, including 16-6 on the offensive glass. Ryan Woods and Ky Howard scored 10 apiece for the Highlanders.

Khalif Toombs, who scored 30 points against NJIT on Nov. 18, had 20 this time. Matthew Hezekiah added 18.

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South Carolina State Bulldogs
M. Hezekiah, F369-110-081218
L. Radovic, F192-60-04024
K. Toombs, G367-133-423320
A. Adams, G342-71-21356
S. Mitchell, G151-60-03012
P. Myers213-70-01247
C. Campbell171-40-03023
J. Benjamin110-10-00250
D. Palmer81-20-03002
T. Linton30-01-20001
Totals 26-575-828112463
 45.6%62.5% 
New Jersey Tech Highlanders
T. Smith, F294-70-08008
S. McCarthy, C213-70-08116
R. Woods, G352-84-422210
P. Miller, G322-45-130829
C. Flores, G297-197-1043224
Q. Bastian192-31-27015
K. Howard163-42-262110
O. Nweke80-20-02300
N. Sydnor80-00-01130
D. Holiday30-00-01000
Totals 23-5419-3140201272
 42.6%61.3% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Hampton9-214-9184
S.C. State9-214-11201
Norfolk St.8-212-13199
Beth.-Cook.6-49-15307
Md.-E. Shore5-58-17275
Savannah St.5-69-13333
Howard4-510-14316
N.C. A&T4-67-18338
N.C. Central3-68-15332
Florida A&M3-67-15349
Morgan St.3-65-17341
Coppin St.3-75-18311
Delaware St.2-74-20350

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No. Florida7-218-8142
Jacksonville7-215-11239
FGCU5-414-11223
N.J. Tech5-414-11190
Lipscomb4-58-18274
Stetson3-69-16288
Kennesaw St.3-67-18284
S.C. Upstate2-78-18329
 
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