Rob Ukawuba added 17 points with four assists and five rebounds for the Highlanders (8-6). Damon Lynn had 12 points with five assists and eight rebounds. The team averaged 40.6 percent shooting from the field and 82.4 percent from the line.
St. Francis led through most of the first half and had a 42-35 edge at the break.
NJIT outscored St. Francis 15-11 to open the second half and took the lead for good, 62-61, on a free throw by Ukawuba with 6:24 to play. St. Francis scored only four points after that and the Highlanders rolled to the win.