Shriver scores 23 to lift Hartford over NJIT 83-62
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — David Shriver had a season-high 23 points as Hartford romped past NJIT 83-62 on Saturday.
D.J. Mitchell had 17 points for Hartford (10-18, 8-8 America East Conference). Briggs McClain added 11 points and six rebounds. Austin Williams had seven assists.
Hartford posted a season-high 17 3-pointers.
Hartford dominated the first half and led 43-25 at halftime. The Hawks’ 43 points in the first half were a season best for the team.
Mekhi Gray had 15 points and four blocks for the Highlanders (11-16, 6-11). Miles Coleman added 14 points. Da’mir Faison had 11 points.
The Hawks improve to 2-0 against the Highlanders for the season. Hartford defeated NJIT 65-49 on Feb. 12.
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