NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jheryl Wilson scored 24 points and Isaiah Wilkerson added 21 to lead the New Jersey Institute of Technology to a 91-73 victory over North Dakota on Sunday.
Wilson hit five of NJIT's 11 3-pointers and the Highlanders (9-17, 4-5 Great West Conference) shot 51.9 percent from the field (28 of 54) to win for the first time in three games and split the season series.
NJIT pulled away with a 12-0 run early in the first half. Wilson hit two 3-pointers and P.J. Miller scored five points as the Highlanders turned a one-point lead into a 24-11 advantage with 13:18 left in the first half.
A 10-2 run, highlighted by Sammy Schickel's 3-pointer, gave NJIT a 37-22 lead with 5:35 remaining.
Miller and Chris Flores scored 13 and Schickel added 12 points for NJIT.
Travis Bledsoe scored 21, Jordan Allard 15, Travis Mertens 14 and Derek Benter 10 for North Dakota (8-20, 5-5).