Boonyasith scores 14 to lift UMBC over NJIT 76-56

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jacob Boonyasith scored 14 points and Dimitrije Spasojevic scored 13 and UMBC beat NJIT 76-56 on Wednesday night to end its five-game losing streak.

Keondre Kennedy added 11 points and seven rebounds and Darnell Rogers scored 11 for UMBC (6-7, 1-1 America East Conference)

Souleymane Diakite scored 14 points, Mekhi Gray scored 11 and Antwuan Butler grabbed six rebounds for the Highlanders (8-6, 3-1).

NJIT scored a season-low 22 first-half points.

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