JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP)Corey Washington had 18 points and eight rebounds to help Saint Peter’s defeat NJIT 73-59 on Monday night in a season opener.

Jaylen Murray added 14 points for Saint Peter’s.

NJIT got 16 points and seven rebounds from Souleymane Diakite.

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Saint Peter’s next game is Saturday against Seton Hall on the road. NJIT visits Cal Baptist on Friday.

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