Ivanauskas scores 24 to lead Colgate past NJIT 80-75
Colgate blew a 19-point second half lead but Cummings scored with 3:37 to put the Raiders back on top at 70-69 after NJIT took a brief lead. Shyquan Gibbs scored for NJIT with five seconds left to close within 78-75 but Ivanauskas sank two free throws to seal the win.
Colgate, the defending Patriot League champion, returns its top five leading scorers.
Colgate plays Clemson on the road on Sunday. NJIT takes on Providence on the road on Saturday.