NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Marcus Banks' 18 points helped UMBC defeat NJIT 79-60 on Thursday night.

Banks had nine rebounds for the Retrievers (11-19, 6-9 America East Conference). Khydarius Smith was 7 of 9 shooting and 4 of 4 from the free throw line to add 18 points. Dion Brown had 15 points and shot 7 for 14, including 1 for 5 from beyond the arc.

Tariq Francis led the Highlanders (7-20, 3-12) in scoring, finishing with 22 points and two steals. Elijah Buchanan added 11 points and eight rebounds for NJIT. In addition, Adam Hess had 11 points and six rebounds.


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