Scores

Final

Houston Baptist 58

(12-15, 3-4 Southland)

N.J.I.T. 69

(16-11, 12-3 home)

4:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

Fleisher Center, Newark, New Jersey

1 2 T
HBU 26 3258
NJIT 26 4369

Top Performers

Houston Baptist: R. Lewis 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

N.J.I.T.: C. Flores 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

NJIT 69, Houston Baptist 58

Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- Chris Flores scored 21 points to lead New Jersey Institute of Technology to a 69-58 victory over Houston Baptist Saturday.

The Highlanders (16-11, 6-1 Great West Conference) ended Houston Baptist's eight-game winning streak that included a 66-57 win over NJIT on Feb. 2. Flores led the Highlanders to their fifth consecutive win, seventh in eight games. Flores, NJIT's leading scorer, hit 7 of 17 from the field, making 2 of 7 3-pointers and all five foul shots. P.J. Miller added 17 points.

NJIT broke a 26-26 halftime tie, outscoring Houston Baptist (12-15, 3-4) 43-32 after intermission.

Rob Lewis came off the Huskies' bench to score 16 points. Anthony Hill added 13.

Art Bernardi, who scored 22 points in that earlier win over NJIT, finished with just eight points this time and 11 rebounds.

NJIT won it at the foul line, making 26 of 34. Houston Baptist was 12 of 22.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HBU
NJIT
Points 58 69
FG Made-Attempted 20-58 (.345) 20-56 (.357)
3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 3-13 (.231)
FT Made-Attempted 12-22 (.545) 26-34 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
Largest Lead 17 11

2012-13 Season

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