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NJIT Highlanders (20-15)


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vs. Stet 
L 67-82
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vs. Army 
W 79-65
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vs. BU 
W 83-72
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vs. Tx-Ar 
W 63-60
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@ Colum 
L 65-80
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Brian Kennedy taking over as head basketball coach at NJIT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) NJIT is hiring assistant Brian Kennedy as its head men's basketball coach.

The school announced Wednesday that Kennedy will be introduced as the Highlanders' coach on Friday. He has been an assistant with the program since 2012.

Kennedy replaces Jim Engles, who left after eight seasons to take the head coaching job at Columbia. The Highlanders have had consecutive 20-win seasons.

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Leaders
Points: D. Lynn18.3
Rebounds: T. Coleman7.5
Assists: K. Howard4.5
FG%: D. Lynn37.4%
FT%: D. Lynn83.2%
3P%: C. Jenkins39.9%
Steals: D. Lynn1.6
Blocks: T. Coleman0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Atlantic Sun Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
North Florida 10-4 22-12
FGCU 8-6 21-14
NJIT 8-6 20-15
Jacksonville 8-6 16-16
Lipscomb 7-7 12-21
Kennesaw State 7-7 11-20
Stetson 4-10 12-22
USC Upstate 4-10 10-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 75.1 (128)
Rebounds: 9.4 (279)
Assists: 16.1 (30)
FG%: 44.5% (157)
FT%: 73.8% (41)
3P%: 35.4% (141)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 73.9 (231)
Rebounds: 25.3 (174)
Assists: 15.0 (310)
FG%: 43.8% (192)
FT%: 66.3% (23)
3P%: 34.8% (196)
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