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Houston Baptist beats NJIT 62-58

Feb 19, 2010 - 3:53 AM NEWARK, N.J.(AP) -- Andrew Gonzalez scored 31 points and Wendell Preadom added 17 to lead Houston Baptist to a 62-58 win over New Jersey Institute of Technology on Thursday night.

Gonzalez went 14-for-16 from the foul line for the Huskies, who finished 21-for-23 from the stripe (91.3 percent). NJIT was just 8-for-17 from the line (40 percent).

NJIT led by nine points going into the locker room, but Houston Baptist (7-19, 6-2 Great West Conference) outscored the Highlanders 40-27 to seal it in the second half.

The Highlanders lost despite outrebounding the Huskies 42-34. Houston Baptist forced NJIT into 18 turnovers while committing just 13.

Isaiah Wilkerson paced NJIT (7-15, 2-3) with 19 points, Jheryl Wilson had 15 and Chris Flores added 12.

Houston Baptist snapped a two-game losing streak, while NJIT has dropped back-to-back games.








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    NJIT 58 FINAL

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