Scores

Final

N.J.I.T. 73

(10-12, 2-10 away)

Chicago State 64

(2-20, 1-4 WAC)

    5:30 PM ET, February 4, 2012

    Jones Convocation Center, Chicago, Illinois

    1 2 T
    NJIT 31 4273
    CHS 26 3864

    Top Performers

    N.J.I.T.: I. Wilkerson 26 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Chicago State: M. Samuels 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    NJIT 73, Chicago St. 64

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- Isaiah Wilkerson scored a career-high 26 points Saturday night to lead NJIT to a 73-64 victory over Chicago State.

    Ryan Woods added 12 points and reserve Arjun Ohri had 11 for the Highlanders (10-12, 3-2 Great West), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

    Matt Samuels came off the bench to score 23 points for the Cougars (2-20, 1-4), who dropped their third in a row. Lee Fisher added 16 points and Jeremy Robinson 13.

    Wilkerson, the league's leading scorer, scored 10 points in the final minute, including going 8 for 8 from the free throw line. He added a game-high nine rebounds.

    The Highlanders led 55-46 with 7:27 left before Robinson brought the Cougars within 63-60 on two free throws with 1:07 left. Wilkerson responded by hitting a jumper and then rattling off eight consecutive free throws over the final 40 seconds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NJIT
    CHS
    Points 73 64
    FG Made-Attempted 22-49 (.449) 19-50 (.380)
    3P Made-Attempted 13-28 (.464) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-24 (.667) 21-34 (.618)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 0

    2011-12 Season

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