Scores

Final

N.J.I.T. 65

(0-2, 0-2 away)

Albany 71

(2-0, 1-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 12, 2013

    SEFCU Arena, Guilderland, New York

    1 2 T
    NJIT 33 3265
    ALBY 29 4271

    Top Performers

    N.J.I.T.: T. Smith 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Albany: D. Evans 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Albany needs late comeback to beat NJIT 71-65

    Associated Press

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- DJ Evans had 20 points on 8-of-14 shooting with three 3-pointers to lead Albany to a 71-65 victory in its home opener against NJIT on Tuesday night.

    Albany (2-0) trailed most of the second half until a 9-point run tied the game at 55 with 4:55 to go. The teams tied at 59 and 62 before Gary Johnson made two free throws with 1:39 left to put Albany ahead for good 64-62.

    Peter Hooley added 13 points and Sam Rowley had 12 for the Danes.

    NJIT (1-1) trailed 36-35 early in the second half before a pair of Damon Lynn 3s and a Tim Coleman layup gave the Highlanders a 43-36 lead with 5:46 to go.

    Terrence Smith was 8 of 13 for 19 points for the Highlanders. Ky Howard added 15 points and Lynn had 14.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NJIT
    ALBY
    Points 65 71
    FG Made-Attempted 26-51 (.510) 24-54 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 8-21 (.381)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 15-20 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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