New Jersey Tech vs Fairleigh Dickinson

NJIT 66, Fairleigh Dickinson 63


HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - Ryan Woods scored 20 points and Chris Flores added 19 as New Jersey Institute of Technology held off Fairleigh Dickinson 66-63 Monday night in a nonconference game.

The win was the third straight for the Highlanders (9-8) and gave coach Jim Engles his 50th career victory.

Coming off an 83-78 triple-overtime win over Chicago State on Jan. 5, NJIT led by 16 in the first half and 39-25 at the break.

The Knights (7-10) opened the second half with a 9-0 run, keeping the Highlanders scoreless for more than 5 minutes, and took their only lead of the game at 52-51 with 6:07 remaining.

Tied at 60 with 1:21 left, Flores hit a jumper, then he and Woods made two free throws apiece in the final 19 seconds.

Kinu Rochford scored 14 points and Melquan Bolding added 13 for the Knights (7-10), who have lost three of their last four.

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New Jersey Tech Highlanders
R. Woods, F376-103-460120
D. Holiday, F212-30-06144
S. McCarthy, C271-30-06132
C. Flores, G396-184-464319
P. Miller, G241-63-41305
K. Howard254-80-142010
N. Sydnor151-20-01222
O. Nweke121-42-20024
Totals 22-5412-1532131566
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights
L. Robinson, F333-52-242111
K. Rochford, F336-112-284514
S. Sanders Jr., G342-51-22416
M. Bolding, G294-104-631313
M. Jones, G151-40-02113
X. Harris201-41-22123
M. Seilund153-42-210310
D. Moody90-00-00000
K. Pearson71-20-00103
S. Harris50-00-00000
Totals 21-4512-1625141663
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Florida8-613-18234
S.C. Upstate7-717-14220
Kennesaw St.7-713-17279
N.J. Tech3-1111-19291

TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys13-415-15160
St. Fran.-Pa.11-714-15272
F. Dickinson9-911-18266
Sacred Heart8-913-17294
Robert Morris8-912-18262
St. Fran.-NY2-154-26348
Other games
LOU 73 Final
BAYL 44 Final
KAN 61