N.J. Tech 39, Utah Valley St. 89

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OREM, Utah (AP)—Josh Olsen scored a game-high 21 points to lead Utah Valley to an 89-39 win over New Jersey Institute of Technology Saturday night.

The 50-point loss was the worst of the season for NJIT (1-28), which has now dropped 10 consecutive contests.

The Wolverines’ leading scorer, Ryan Toolson, was held to four points in the first half, but his first basket with 9:11 remaining in the opening half capped a 17-2 run that gave UVU a 23-6 lead.

Olsen’s 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer handed the Wolverines a 43-18 advantage.

UVU (16-11) shot 59 percent from the field for the game and was 16-of-26 from behind the 3-point arc. Tyray Petty scored 15 while Jourdain Scoubes and Ryan Toolson both scored 14 for the Wolverines.

The Highlanders, shooting 33 percent, were led by Gary Garris 11 points.

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 Top Performers
Gary Garris Gary Garris
4-10,  11 Pts
3 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Utah Valley
Josh Olsen Josh Olsen
8-9,  21 Pts
5 Rebs, 4 Assists

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