NEWARK, N.J. -- Zach Cooks scored a career-high 34 points and NJIT beat Quinnipiac 92-81 on Monday night in the opening game of the CIT.
Cooks was 12 of 20 from the field with four 3-pointers. The teams combined for 22 makes from beyond the arc.
Cameron Young, the MAAC player of the year, had 29 points and eight rebounds for Quinnipiac (16-15). He finished his Quinnipiac career with 1,350 points in 70 games -- setting a program record by averaging 19.3 points per game.
The Bobcats finished with a winning record for the first time since the 2013-14 season.