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Cooks steals and scores as NJIT rallies for 77-73 win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Zach Cooks had two steals, resulting in a layup and a 3-pointer, in the final minutes to help NJIT retake the lead and then hold off Jacksonville 77-73 on Saturday.

The Dolphins were up 71-67 at the 2:59 mark after DeAnthony McCallum drove for a layup. NJIT's Shyquan Gibbs answered with a quick 3 to close to 71-70. Cooks stole the ball on Jacksonville's next possession and scored underneath for a 72-71 advantage. He swiped the ball on the following possession and drained a 3 for a 75-71 lead with 1:32 remaining.

Cooks finished with 24 points and a career-best 13 rebounds for NJIT (20-9, 8-6 Atlantic Sun Conference) which has won two consecutive games after dropping four straight. Diandre Wilson added 20 points for the Highlanders.

JD Notae had 25 points to go with eight rebounds for Jacksonville (12-17, 5-9). McCallum finished with 19 points.

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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 New Jersey Tech 20-9 374077
home team logo Jacksonville 12-17 324173
Team Stats
away team logo New Jersey Tech 20-9 70.6 PPG 36.1 RPG 10.7 APG
home team logo Jacksonville 12-17 74.5 PPG 39.2 RPG 14.3 APG
Key Players
4
Z. Cooks 17.6 PPG 4.8 RPG 2.1 APG 45.1 FG%
1
J. Notae 15.5 PPG 6.2 RPG 3.4 APG 42.7 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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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