February 07, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Damon Lynn scored a season-high 32 points and Tim Coleman added 17 as NJIT cruised past NAIA Fisher College 96-70 with a big second half on Saturday.

Coleman scored a jumper and Lynn followed with a 3-pointer as NJIT (15-10) used the five-point burst to break away from stubborn Fisher midway through the first half.

The Highlanders' lead grew to 18, 53-35, when Lynn opened the second half with a quick 3-pointer and Coleman followed with a layup off a Lynn steal.

Fisher (18-7) went scoreless for more than four minutes after halftime. Chris Green led the Falcons with 18 points.

Two other Highlanders reached double-figure scoring with Rob Ukawuba hitting a career-high 18 points with nine rebounds, and Osa Izevbuwa had four 3-pointers for a career-high 14 points.

NJIT shot 50-percent (27-54) and drained 13 3-pointers. The Highlanders outrebounded Fisher 46-21. Winfield Willis added seven assists and three steals.

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