NJIT used a late push in the first half to grab a 45-38 halftime advantage. Lynn hit a trio of 3-pointers to spark a 16-7 run that put the Highlanders up 15 with 12:07 remaining.
CCSU climbed back within four on Drakeford's layup at the 4:16 mark, but Howard answered with a layup and four straight free throws to seal it.
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