Cal State Bakersfield vs New Jersey Tech

CS Bakersfield 72, NJIT 70


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Donald Johnson tallied a double-double, scoring 19 points and grabbing 10 boards, to lead Cal State Bakersfield over New Jersey Institute of Technology 72-70 in overtime on Wednesday night.

The Roadrunners (15-14) held on despite scoring just one point in the final 1:26. After Stephon Carter's layup put them up 71-68 with 1 1/2 minutes to play, the Roadrunners had trouble finding the hoop.

Luckily, their defense stepped up and N.J.I.T. (11-16) was having the same problem.

After Isaiah Wilkerson sank two foul shots to pull the Highlanders within 71-70, they committed two turnovers and missed two shots. In the meantime, Cal State Bakersfield's Rashad Savage hit 1 of 2 free throws with 6 seconds to play to clinch the win.

N.J.I.T.'s Chris Flores, who led the team with 23 points, sank two foul shots with 22 seconds left in regulation to force overtime.

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Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners
R. Savage, F252-42-45046
Z. Lamb, G382-72-33026
S. Carter, G364-123-423311
I. Grayson, G353-53-613210
D. Johnson, G346-96-6100319
M. Hughley313-50-18646
T. White265-110-251114
Totals 25-5316-2635131972
New Jersey Tech
I. Wilkerson, F225-72-261412
R. Regis, C140-00-00040
C. Flores, G417-155-620223
P. Miller, G401-63-63345
R. Woods, G233-60-02018
L. Kearse293-93-444111
K. Silcott272-51-38145
S. Schickel151-40-04113
A. Ohri61-40-01003
S. McCarthy40-20-02010
O. Nweke40-10-01100
Totals 23-5914-2137112270
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Grand Canyon0-07-2207
New Mex. St.0-07-2105
Utah Valley0-06-466
UT-Rio Grande Valley0-06-6277
Chicago St.0-02-11313

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