New Jersey Tech vs Army West Point

NJIT 54, Army 53


WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Lamar Kearse scored 21 points and Isaiah Wilkerson added 19 and nine rebounds as New Jersey Institute of Technology held off a late surge from Army to win 54-53 on Wednesday night.

Josh Herbeck's last-second shot rimmed out, dashing the Black Knights' comeback attempt.

The Highlanders (3-3) led by as many as 16 points in the second half and held a 54-44 lead with 3:43 to play. Army closed out the game on a 9-0 run, but could not pull ahead.

The Black Knights' Jordan Springer had a chance to tie with 20 seconds left, but missed his foul shot that would have completed a three-point play. NJIT rebounded and Army fouled Ryan Woods, who missed the front end of a 1-and-1. Army got the rebound, setting up the final shot.

NJIT finished the game 0 for 5 from the line.

Ella Ellis scored 11 to lead Army (2-5).

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Army (2-5)203353

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New Jersey Tech
R. Regis, F130-10-02020
I. Wilkerson, G368-240-090219
L. Kearse, G338-120-241221
A. Ohri, G160-40-02240
P. Miller, G81-10-02012
R. Woods343-90-14228
C. Flores222-70-26214
K. Silcott140-10-05040
M. Jones90-10-03110
S. Schickel90-20-01110
G. Frick60-00-00100
Totals 22-620-539102054
Army West Point Black Knights
E. Ellis, F323-134-561111
J. Springer, F204-62-480210
J. Herbeck, G312-90-02015
M. Williams, G291-64-45216
M. Lenox, G251-33-310235
J. Simmons233-122-25218
W. Thornton101-30-02012
J. Harris90-10-00100
A. Stire93-30-01016
M. Washington50-00-02010
B. Hornstein40-10-00000
C. Gramling30-00-00000
Totals 18-5715-184281253

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