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Texas-Pan American defeats NJIT 76-59

Sunday - 3/10/2013, 12:09am  ET

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) -- Brandon Provost scored 24 points and hit five 3-pointers to lead Texas-Pan American to a 76-59 victory against NJIT on Saturday night.

Aaron Urbanus had 18 points, six rebounds and seven assists for the Broncs (16-15, 5-3 Great West), who will be the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament and faces No. 3 Chicago State on Friday in Chicago.

P.J. Miller had 12 points and Chris Flores 11 for the Highlanders (16-12, 6-2), who are the tournament's top seed and play the winner of Thursday's game between Houston Baptist and Utah Valley.

Texas-Pan American shot 51.1 percent (23 of 45) from the floor, 57.9 percent (11 of 19) from 3-point range.


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