Bertram scores 16 points, leads Binghamton over NJIT 76-63

NCAA Basketball

NEWARK, N.J. (AP)Tyler Bertram scored 16 points to lead Binghamton to a 76-63 victory over NJIT on Saturday.

Binghamton (3-13, 3-10 America East), which hadn’t played in 19 days due to COVID-19 protocols within the program, opened the game on a 33-15 run and never trailed. Bertram scored 11 points during the stretch.

Bertram finished 5-of-8 shooting and made four 3-pointers. Dan Petcash added 14 points and Bryce Beamer had 12 for the Bearcats, who shot 57% (29 of 51) from the floor.

Zach Cooks scored 25 points to lead NJIT (7-10, 6-9). Jason Murphy added 12 points.

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