Coleman scores 22, NJIT beats Maine 91-83 in OT
ORONO, Maine (AP) — Miles Coleman’s 22 points helped NJIT defeat Maine 91-83 in overtime on Sunday.
Coleman added six rebounds for the Highlanders (4-11, 1-1 America East Conference). Mekhi Gray added 16 points while going 8 of 12 from the field, and he also had five rebounds. Kjell de Graaf shot 5 for 10, including 4 for 8 from beyond the arc to finish with 16 points.
The Black Bears (6-9, 0-2) were led by Gedi Juozapaitis, who posted 26 points. Kellen Tynes added 24 points, 10 rebounds, five assists and four steals for Maine. In addition, Ja’Shonte Wright-McLeish — who made a 3-pointer with 9 seconds left in regulation to make it 77-all and force OT — finished with 16 points.
Both teams next play Wednesday. NJIT hosts Binghamton while Maine hosts New Hampshire.