Scores

Final

N.J.I.T. 53

(1-27, 0-14 away)

TX-Pan American 60

(9-16, 7-3 home)

    8:00 PM ET, February 23, 2009

    UTPA Fieldhouse, Edinburg, Texas

    1 2 T
    NJIT 25 2853
    UTPA 23 3760

    Top Performers

    N.J.I.T.: J. Wilson 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast

    Texas-Pan American: E. Jones 31 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

    Texas-Pan American 60, N.J. Tech 53

    Associated Press

    EDINBURG, Texas -- Emmanuel Jones scored 31 points and P.J. Turner made seven key free throws down the stretch as Texas-Pan American rallied for a 60-53 victory over N.J. Tech Monday night.

    Texas-Pan American used a 14-2 run late in the second half to take the lead for good. Jones scored eight of his 31 points over that stretch. Turner hit seven of his nine free throws late in the game to preserve the win.

    Jones also had nine rebounds for Texas-Pan American (9-16).

    Isaiah Wilkerson led N.J. Tech (1-26) with 16 points. Jheryl Wilson added 15.

    N.J. Tech led 25-23 at the half and built that to a 7-point lead at 42-35 before Texas-Pan American began its rally.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NJIT
    UTPA
    Points 53 60
    FG Made-Attempted 22-48 (.458) 17-45 (.378)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-7 (.286) 2-16 (.125)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-8 (.875) 24-31 (.774)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 7

    2008-09 Season

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