NEWARK, N.J. (WBNG) -- Coming off a 19 day COVID-19 pause, the Binghamton men's basketball team defeated NJIT in the first game of the weekend series.
Binghamton - 76 (3-13, 3-10 AE), NJIT - 63 (7-10, 6-9 AE)
The Bearcats made 13 of their first 17 shots and was ahead 33-15 in the first few minutes of the game.
The Highlanders had 12 turnovers and four shot-clock violations.
Sophomore Tyler Bertram led with 16 points. Sophomore Dan Petcash was right behind with 14.
Binghamton and NJIT face off again Sunday at 3 p.m.