NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Shyquan Gibbs scored 15 points to lead five players in double-figure scoring and NJIT stayed undefeated with a 73-40 victory over Division III Kean on Wednesday night.
NJIT (4-0) is off to its best start since 1996-97, the program’s final season at the D-III level.
Gibbs was 4 of 7 from the field and made all seven of his free-throw attempts. Zach Cooks added 14 points and a game-high four steals for the Highlanders. San Antonio Brinson had 12 points, and Mohamed Bendary and Shawndale Jones chipped in 11 apiece.
The Highlanders pulled away with an 18-5 run that spanned the halves and stretched their lead to 49-26 with 16:44 remaining. Cooks scored five points and capped the surge with a 3-pointer. Bendary had four points and Brinson a pair of dunks.