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NJIT beats FGCU 66-54 for 5th straight victory

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Zach Cooks scored 17 points, San Antonio Brinson had 13 points and seven rebounds and NJIT beat Florida Gulf Coast 66-54 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory.

Abdul Lewis, the co-player of the week, added nine points on 4-of-10 shooting for NJIT (18-5, 6-2 Atlantic Sun), which has won 11 of its last 14 games. NJIT had an 11-0 advantage in second-chance points and its bench outscored FGCU 24-7

Troy Baxter Jr. scored a career-high 21 points with four 3-pointers for the reigning regular-season champion Florida Gulf Coast (8-15, 3-5).

Schadrac Casimir and Baxter combined to score FGCU's opening 16 points of the game as the Eagles trailed by two points. FGCU's third player to score didn't happen until Donovan Greer's basket with 5:48 left in the first half. Baxter scored 13 points in the opening 20 minutes and FGCU trailed 30-26. Casimir finished the game with seven points, seven rebounds and four assists.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo FGCU 8-15 262854
home team logo N.J. Tech 18-5 303666
Team Stats
away team logo FGCU 8-15 71.3 PPG 35.8 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo N.J. Tech 18-5 70.6 PPG 36 RPG 10.8 APG
Key Players
11
S. Casimir 14.1 PPG 2.6 RPG 2.4 APG 48.0 FG%
4
Z. Cooks 17.5 PPG 4.9 RPG 2.1 APG 45.9 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB