NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -Nick Leon led all scorers with 20 points as St. Peter's defeated New Jersey Institute of Technology 51-38 Wednesday night. It was the Highlanders' 42nd consecutive loss.
St. Peter's (3-5), trailing 26-22 with 13:19 left to play, outscored NJIT by 17 points the rest of the way to claim its second win in a row.
Leon scored 13 of his points in the second half, including 11 from the free throw line. He scored six in the pivotal 10-0 Peacock run that turned the 26-22 deficit into a 32-26 lead with 6:11 left.
Ryan Bacon added 12 points for the winners.
The only double-figure scorer for NJIT was Jheryl Wilson, who finished with 10 points.
NJIT (0-9) has not won since it defeated Longwood on February 19, 2007.

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail TCU vs. Central Florida Prediction Which No. 4 seed will reach the NIT Tournament finals tonight when Central Florida faces TCU in the semifinals at...
Thumbnail Bakersfield vs. Georgia Tech Pick In an improbable NIT Tournament semifinal, eighth-seeded CSU Bakersfield will face off with No. 6 Georgia Tech tonight at 7PM ET. Which team will come away with a win...
Thumbnail Final Four Odds The NCAA Tournament is down to its Final Four. Here is an updated look at the odds to win this year’s national championship.
Thumbnail Kentucky vs. UNC Total Pick Will the South Regional Finalbetween North Carolinaand Kentuckybe another high-scoring game? Here’s our take on the total.
Thumbnail Kentucky vs. North Carolina Prediction The final ticket to the Final Four will be punched today at 5:05PM ET when No. 1 North Carolina takes on No. 2 Kentucky in the...

NCAAB Team Pages