PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Corey Sanders scored 18 points and Deshawn Freeman had 13 to lead Rutgers past NJIT 73-64 on Thursday night.
Sanders was 8 of 15 from the floor and Freeman was 6-of-8 shooting. Eugene Omoruyi added 11 points and five rebounds off the bench for Rutgers (6-3).
NJIT (5-4) jumped out to a 7-0 less than four minutes into the game. Rutgers overcame the deficit by the midpoint of the first half, and things went back and forth before Rutgers took a 33-32 halftime lead.
Rutgers stretched the lead to 17 after Geo Baker made a 3-pointer with 8:58 remaining. >> Read more
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