Stetson rallies from 17 down to edge NJIT 65-64
NJIT pushed the lead back to 11 with under six minutes to play but a Rob Perry 3-pointer at the 3:22 mark capped a 12-0 run that gave Stetson its first lead, 59-58.
The Highlanders scored the next four points but at 1:34 Jones made a layup to close the cap to 62-61 and Perry hit the go-ahead jumper with 43 seconds to play. After a miss, Diawara made two free throws for a 65-62 lead. NJIT got a layup with two seconds to go.
Perry scored 14 points for Stetson (10-11, 4-2 Atlantic Sun Conference), which ended its four-game home losing streak, and Jones added 13 points.