NEWARK, N.J. -- Ryan Woods had 14 points and seven rebounds to lead New Jersey Institute of Technology past Utah Valley 63-55 Saturday in a Great West Conference game.
P.J. Miller scored 13 points and Chris Flores added 12 points and seven assists to help NJIT (14-11, 5-1) sweep Utah Valley (12-14, 2-4) and win its third straight game.
Trailing 37-24 at halftime, Utah Valley got within four points in the second half, 50-46, on Jason Johnson's layup with 6:37 remaining.
NJIT then went on a 13-6 run to put the game away, capped by back-to-back 3-pointers from Flores and Woods to push the Highlanders' lead to 63-52 with 2:08 left to play. The Wolverines did not score another field goal the rest of the way.
NJIT went 7 of 20 from behind the arc while Utah Valley missed all nine of its attempts.
Johnson led the Wolverines with 16 points.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.