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STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Damon Lynn scored 26 points and Tim Coleman had 20 and NJIT held off Stony Brook 64-61 on Wednesday night.

The Highlanders (7-8) led 38-34 at the half and the game was tight throughout, decided when Lucas Woodhouse's 3-pointer bounced off the back iron as time expired.

Woodhouse made two free throws with 30 seconds left and a jumper nine seconds later after a turnover to make it 62-59. Lynn Made two free throws at 14 seconds and the Seawolves answered with a Junior Saintel layup at six seconds. Lynn, who was 10 of 13 from the line, missed a pair with three seconds left.

Woodhouse had 19 points for Stony Brook (4-8), which was just 3 of 18 from 3-point range and shot 42 percent.

This was the first win for NJIT in six games with the Seawolves and came exactly a year after a 22-point loss when Stony Brook shot 58 percent.

Abdul Lewis had 10 points and 11 rebounds for NJIT.

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