Scores

Final

N.J.I.T. 59

(16-12, 4-9 away)

TX-Pan American 76

(16-15, 5-3 WAC)

8:00 PM ET, March 9, 2013

UTPA Fieldhouse, Edinburg, Texas

1 2 T
NJIT 21 3859
UTPA 38 3876

Top Performers

N.J.I.T.: K. Howard 8 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

Texas-Pan American: A. Urbanus 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

Texas-Pan American 76, NJIT 59

Associated Press

EDINBURG, Texas -- Brandon Provost scored 24 points and hit five 3-pointers to lead Texas-Pan American to a 76-59 victory against NJIT on Saturday night.

Aaron Urbanus had 18 points, six rebounds and seven assists for the Broncs (16-15, 5-3 Great West), who will be the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament and faces No. 3 Chicago State on Friday in Chicago.

P.J. Miller had 12 points and Chris Flores 11 for the Highlanders (16-12, 6-2), who are the tournament's top seed and play the winner of Thursday's game between Houston Baptist and Utah Valley.

Texas-Pan American shot 51.1 percent (23 of 45) from the floor, 57.9 percent (11 of 19) from 3-point range.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NJIT
UTPA
Points 59 76
FG Made-Attempted 18-48 (.375) 23-45 (.511)
3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 11-19 (.579)
FT Made-Attempted 19-29 (.655) 19-29 (.655)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 19

2012-13 Season

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