Scores

Final

N.J.I.T. 89

(1-2, 1-2 away)

Army 85

(1-2, 0-2 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 15, 2013

Christl Arena, West Point, New York

1 2 T
NJIT 46 4389
ARMY 50 3585

Top Performers

N.J.I.T.: D. Lynn 27 Pts, 2 Ast

Army: K. Wilson 26 Pts, 1 Reb

NJIT edges Army 89-85

Associated Press

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Damon Lynn scored 27 points as NJIT edged out Army down the stretch Friday night to win 89-85.

Lynn hit two free throws with 3:04 to play to give the Highlanders (1-2) an 81-80 lead, then hit four more free throws and a jumper to help keep the Black Knights at bay down the stretch.

Ky Howard had 13 points for NJIT and Terrence Smith added 11. Lynn also had three 3-pointers.

Army (1-2) led its home opener 50-46 at halftime, and the lead traded hands four times until Lynn broke the game open for NJIT. The Highlanders shot 56.8 percent from the field on 25-of-44 shooting and hit 31 of 43 free throws.

Kyle Wilson led the scoring for Army with 26 points, including four 3-pointers, and Josh Herbeck added 12 points. Army shot 45.8 percent from the field on 27-of-59 shooting and hit 18 of 24 free throws.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NJIT
ARMY
Points 89 85
FG Made-Attempted 25-44 (.568) 27-59 (.458)
3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 13-39 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 31-43 (.721) 18-24 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 29 (0/0)

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