Barnes scores 25 to lead Jacksonville over NJIT 68-52
David Bell made 7 of 11 from the field and finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds for Jacksonville (8-9, 1-1 Atlantic Sun Conference).
Zach Cooks, who led the Highlanders in scoring coming into the matchup with 21 points per game, had a season-low seven points on 3-of-17 shooting, snapping his streak of 17 consecutive games scoring in double figures.
Jacksonville faces Liberty on the road on Saturday. NJIT plays North Florida on the road on Saturday.