NJIT defeats Wagner 65-56
Chris Flores scored 25 points to lead New Jersey Institute of
Technology to a 65-56 win over Wagner on Monday night.
Isaiah Wilkerson added 19 points and five assists for the
Highlanders (4-9), who snapped a four-game losing streak. Both
Wilkerson and Flores added six rebounds apiece.
The score was close for much of the game, but NJIT used a 10-2
run to take a 55-43 lead with 4:29 remaining. Wilkerson scored
eight points during the run. Wagner would get no closer than within
five points the rest of the way.
Wagner (2-11) was paced by Chris Martin, who finished with 18
points and six steals. Michael Orock added 11 points and 10
The Highlanders outrebounded Wagner 45-35.
It was the second meeting of the two teams this season, as NJIT
also beat Wagner 56-51 on Nov. 24.