The Scarlet Knights took the lead for good about three minutes into the second half. Baker hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 22-7 run for a 59-45 advantage with 9:37 remaining. Harper scored 10 points during the stretch.
Coleman made two consecutive 3-pointers and Mekhi Gray scored on a dunk to pull the Highlanders to 61-55, but they didn’t get closer.
Rutgers has sold out a program-record 12 consecutive home games dating to last season.
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