|NJIT ends 51-game skid with win over Bryant|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 21 January 2009 16:51|
Isaiah Wilkerson added 14 points for NJIT (1-18), and Gary Garris had 13.
NJIT had not won since it defeated Longwood on Feb. 19, 2007. The Highlanders, in their third year of Division I competition, went winless last season after posting a 5-24 record in 2006-07.
Peter Lambert had 21 points to lead the Bulldogs (3-16).
Bryant cut the margin to 50-43 on a pair of free throws by Cecil Gresham with 2:37 to play, but Wilkerson answered with a basket on the next possession, then made two free throws to give NJIT an 11-point cushion with 1:40 to go.