Sports / 

Lynn proves clutch from the line as NJIT beat Colgate 74-68



Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Damon Lynn scored 24 points_15 from the free throw line_Rob Ukawuba added 15 points and NJIT beat Colgate 74-68 on Saturday.

Leading 68-66 with 39 seconds left, Lynn went 4 for 4 from the line and Tim Coleman made a pair of free throws to seal the win.

Lynn shot 15 for 16 from the free throw line and the Highlanders as a team were 25 for 29. Colgate led 19-12 on Jordan Swopshire's 3 and 22-15 on Will Rayman's 3 with 9:31 before halftime. It was the largest lead of the game for either team.

NJIT (2-2) went on a 10-0 run and led 25-22 on Anthony Tarke's layup. Colgate (1-2) led 34-31 at halftime.

Lynn's second-half layup with 4:08 to go gave the Highlanders a 61-59 lead they would never give up.

Swopshire led Colgate with 14 points and eight rebounds.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast