Wilson hit five of NJIT's 11 3-pointers and the Highlanders (9-17, 4-5 Great West Conference) shot 51.9 percent from the field (28 of 54) to win for the first time in three games and split the season series.
NJIT pulled away with a 12-0 run early in the first half. Wilson hit two 3-pointers and P.J. Miller scored five points as the Highlanders turned a one-point lead into a 24-11 advantage with 13:18 left in the first half.
A 10-2 run, highlighted by Sammy Schickel's 3-pointer, gave NJIT a 37-22 lead with 5:35 remaining.
Miller and Chris Flores scored 13 and Schickel added 12 points for NJIT.