Rutgers races past Fairleigh Dickinson to move to 10-1
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Corey Sanders and Mike Williams had 15 points each as Rutgers defeated Fairleigh Dickinson, 82-69, Wednesday night.
C.J. Gettys had 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists for the Scarlet Knights (10-1), who won their fourth straight and continued their best start since 1975-76. Candido Sa added 11 points, Nigel Johnson had eight points and seven assists and Deshawn Freeman had six points and 13 rebounds before leaving late in the game after getting hit in the face.
Darian Anderson had 22 points and four assists for the Knights (2-8), who lost their sixth straight. Mike Holloway added 14 points and eight rebounds and Earl Potts Jr. had 13 points.
In a first half that featured four ties and five lead changes, Rutgers ended with an 8-0 run for a 38-32 advantage. The Scarlet Knights maintained the advantage throughout the second half and pulled away after FDU got within 59-55.