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.