Wilson helps NJIT roll to 91-59 victory over North Florida
Jan. 19, 2018
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Diandre Wilson buried all five of his 3-point attempts and scored 17 points with four assists to power NJIT to a 91-59 thumping of North Florida on Thursday night.
Abdul Lewis, Anthony Tarke and Zach Cooks all scored 10 for the Highlanders (9-10, 2-2 Atlantic Sun Conference). NJIT had all five starters finish with at least four assists as the Highlanders shot 53 percent from the floor and hit 11 of 22 from 3-point range. NJIT had a 44-31 advantage on the boards and finished with 25 assists on 37 baskets.
Noah Horchler paced the Ospreys (8-13, 2-2) with 12 points and eight rebounds, while Trip Day scored 10 with seven boards.
North Florida shot just 37 percent from the floor and hit 8 of 31 from long range (26 percent). The Ospreys were whistled for only six fouls on the night and the two teams combined to shoot just 15 free throws.