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Manhattan 87, Niagara 70

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LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) - Michael Alvarado scored 20 points and Liam McCabe-Moran scored a career-high 18 to lead Manhattan to its seventh consecutive victory, 87-70 over Niagara 87-70 Sunday.

Alvarado made 6 of 7 shots and McCabe-Moran 6 of 8 to help the Jaspers (16-7, 9-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) overcome a 2-for-15 shooting performance by George Beamon, their leading scorer. Beamon did make 10 of 11 free throws to finish with 14 points, four below his average.

Manhattan led 38-30 after a first half in which the lead changed hands eight times, but the Jaspers weren't challenged in the second half, when they shot 62.5 percent (15 of 24) and outscored the Purple Eagles (9-14, 4-7) 20-2 in the paint.

Roberto Colonette added 12 points and eight rebounds, and Emmy Andujar had seven assists for Manhattan.

Juan'ya Green scored 18 points for Niagara, with Antoine Mason scoring 17 and Marvin Jordan 16.

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Manhattan Jaspers
E. Andujar, F293-40-17737
R. Colonette, F254-54-583212
G. Beamon, G362-1510-1133114
M. Alvarado, G306-77-1034320
M. Koita, G100-00-01020
L. McCabe-Moran196-81-210418
K. Brutus174-60-011410
R. Brown131-32-34024
R. McCoy100-02-21212
D. Kates80-00-01000
D. Anderson30-10-00000
Totals 26-4926-3434202287
 53.1%76.5% 
Niagara Purple Eagles
S. Gillette, F150-12-21042
J. Green, G373-89-1133218
A. Mason, G376-123-1125317
M. Lemmons, G253-60-03246
A. Tanksley, G221-52-28255
M. Jordan286-90-100116
J. Turner201-62-21125
J. Thomas130-01-24041
A. Langford30-00-00010
Totals 20-4719-3126132670
 42.6%61.3% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Iona8-215-660
Monmouth7-211-9206
Rider7-313-8145
Canisius6-411-8151
Manhattan5-48-10254
Siena5-48-10263
Quinnipiac5-511-8201
Fairfield4-66-14274
St. Peters3-69-11232
Niagara2-83-16297
Marist1-92-18341
 
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