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@ NortAL
L 55-61
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vs. Lips
L 52-70
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Jac 74 - 77 NJIT
Final
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@ NoFla
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST
@ Stet
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST

NJIT holds off Jacksonville's late rally for a 77-74 victory

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Zach Cooks scored 23 points, Abdul Lewis added 19 points and a career-high 21 rebounds and NJIT held off Jacksonville's late rally for a 77-74 victory on Saturday.

NJIT (14-5, 2-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) snapped its first two-game losing skid of the season. Jacksonville (8-12, 1-4) has lost seven of its last eight.

The Dolphins trailed by 20 points midway through the second half but pulled to 71-68 with 1:37 remaining. Diandre Wilson made a 3-pointer for NJIT to make it 74-68. Tyreese Davis answered with a 3 on the next possession to get Jacksonville back within three.

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Leaders
Points: Z. Cooks18.6
Rebounds: S. Brinson5.1
Assists: S. Gibbs2.4
FG%: Z. Cooks46.9%
FT%: S. Gibbs79.0%
3P%: Z. Cooks38.7%
Steals: Z. Cooks2.6
Blocks: A. Lewis1.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke14-2
2 Michigan17-0
3 Tennessee15-1
4 Virginia16-0
5 Gonzaga17-2
6 Michigan State16-2
7 Kansas15-2
8 Texas Tech15-2
9 Virginia Tech14-2
10 Nevada17-1
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia16-0
2 Duke14-2
3 Tennessee15-1
4 Michigan17-0
5 Gonzaga17-2
6 Michigan State16-2
7 Virginia Tech14-2
8 Kansas15-2
9 Texas Tech15-2
10 Nevada17-1
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Atlantic Sun Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Liberty 4-0 15-4
Lipscomb 4-0 13-4
North Alabama 4-1 7-13
North Florida 3-1 9-10
NJIT 2-2 14-5
FGCU 1-3 6-13
Jacksonville 1-4 8-12
Stetson 0-4 4-15
Kennesaw State 0-4 3-16
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 70.6 (260)
Rebounds: 7.9 (330)
Assists: 10.1 (346)
FG%: 44.0% (213)
FT%: 69.6% (195)
3P%: 33.1% (234)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 66.9 (72)
Rebounds: 26.9 (84)
Assists: 12.8 (165)
FG%: 40.8% (70)
FT%: 69.2% (160)
3P%: 30.3% (47)
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