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vs. Kean
W 73-40
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vs. Cor
L 73-86
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NJIT 71 - 60 Wagner
Final
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Cooks lifts NJIT to 71-60 road win over Wagner

NEW YORK (AP) Zach Cooks scored 22 points with five steals and NJIT pulled away in the second half to beat Wagner 71-60 on Tuesday night.

The Highlanders (5-1) shot just 36 percent in the first half and trailed 31-25. But the second half was another story. NJIT made 11 of 21 shots (52 percent), while holding the Seahawks to 27-percent shooting (8 of 30). Wagner, the defending Northeast Conference champions, won 16 of 17 games on its home floor last season.

Wagner (2-2) upped its lead to 43-33 on a 3-pointer by Romone Saunders with 13:13 left to play, but Diandre Wilson nailed a 3 to ignite a 16-2 run and NJIT grabbed a 49-45 lead with 8:05 remaining and never trailed again.

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Leaders
Points: Z. Cooks16.7
Rebounds: Z. Cooks4.8
Assists: Z. Cooks2.2
FG%: Z. Cooks47.4%
FT%: S. Gibbs87.5%
3P%: D. Wilson45.5%
Steals: Z. Cooks3.2
Blocks: S. Diakite1.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke5-0
2 Kansas3-0
3 Gonzaga5-0
4 Virginia3-0
5 Tennessee3-0
6 Nevada4-0
7 North Carolina5-0
8 Auburn4-1
9 Michigan5-0
10 Kentucky3-1
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke5-0
2 Kansas3-0
3 Gonzaga5-0
4 Virginia3-0
5 Tennessee3-0
6 North Carolina5-0
7 Nevada4-0
8 Michigan5-0
9 Auburn4-1
10 Kentucky3-1
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Atlantic Sun Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
NJIT 0-0 5-1
Lipscomb 0-0 4-1
Liberty 0-0 3-1
North Florida 0-0 2-3
North Alabama 0-0 2-3
FGCU 0-0 2-4
Jacksonville 0-0 2-4
Stetson 0-0 1-4
Kennesaw State 0-0 1-5
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.5 (241)
Rebounds: 8.7 (300)
Assists: 8.8 (349)
FG%: 46.6% (123)
FT%: 66.9% (225)
3P%: 33.9% (196)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 63.5 (65)
Rebounds: 24.0 (282)
Assists: 11.8 (129)
FG%: 40.5% (119)
FT%: 69.7% (210)
3P%: 31.3% (136)
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