NCAA Basketball

Faw scores 13 to lift NJIT over UMass Lowell 59-55

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Matt Faw posted 13 points and nine rebounds as NJIT edged past UMass Lowell 59-55 on Wednesday night.

Souleymane Diakite had 13 points and eight rebounds for NJIT (11-13, 6-8 America East Conference). Dylan O'Hearn added 10 points and seven rebounds. Miles Coleman had 10 points and eight rebounds.

Allin Blunt had 12 points for the River Hawks (13-12, 5-8). Ayinde Hikim added 10 points. Max Brooks had 10 points. Quinton Mincey had 8 points and 10 rebounds.

The Highlanders improve to 2-0 against the River Hawks this season. NJIT defeated UMass Lowell 77-72 on Jan. 6.


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Updated February 16, 2022

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