Scores

Final

N.J.I.T. 67

(11-14, 2-11 away)

TX-Pan American 75

(10-17, 4-2 WAC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 16, 2012

    UTPA Fieldhouse, Edinburg, Texas

    1 2 T
    NJIT 33 3467
    UTPA 33 4275

    Top Performers

    N.J.I.T.: I. Wilkerson 16 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast

    Texas-Pan American: J. Cleveland 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

    Texas-Pan American 75, NJIT 67

    Associated Press

    EDINBURG, Texas -- Brandon Provost scored 15 points, seven on free throws in the final minute as Texas-Pan American beat NJIT 75-67 Thursday night.

    Jared Maree added 14 points and Josh Cleveland scored 13 points for the Broncs (10-17, 4-2 Great West), whose three-game winning streak is the school's longest in three years.

    Provost finished 10 of 12 from the free-throw line, where Texas-Pan American was 33 for 45. NJIT made 14 of 17 free throws.

    Isaiah Wilkerson had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead NJIT (11-14, 4-4). Lamar Kearse had 13 points and Ryan Woods scored 12 for the Highlanders.

    NJIT led throughout the first half until Earl Jefferson made a pair of free throws just before the end of the period to tie the game at 33. Maree's 3-pointer with 5:25 left put the Broncs ahead for good at 51-49.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NJIT
    UTPA
    Points 67 75
    FG Made-Attempted 22-54 (.407) 18-47 (.383)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-17 (.824) 33-45 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 34 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 10

    2011-12 Season

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