Manhattan vs St. Peter's

Manhattan 55, St. Peter's 53

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Shane Richards scored 16 points as Manhattan held off Saint Peter's 55-53 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

Richards had 11 points in the second half to help the Jaspers (4-9, 2-1) overcome a six-point deficit.

Manhattan, playing its seventh contest without injured All-MAAC guard George Beamon, pulled ahead 42-41 on Richards' 3-pointer with 9:27 remaining and built its own six-point cushion at 55-49.

After the Peacocks (6-7, 1-2) closed to 55-53 with 2 minutes left, neither team could score. Yvon Raymond missed two free throws with 1:01 left, and Desi Washington had a jumper blocked by Rhamel Brown and missed a 3-pointer with 1 second left.

Richards was 4 of 9 from long range while Manhattan made 9 of 27 3-pointers as a team. Brown added 11 points for his fourth straight double-digit performance.

Washington led Saint Peter's with 15 points.

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E. Andujar, F261-50-05342
R. McCoy, F130-30-13100
R. Brown, C275-71-360411
R. Stores, G353-61-14439
M. Koita, G243-81-110210
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C. Jones182-30-21124
D. Kates150-20-01030
R. Colonette131-41-16113
Totals 19-488-1335132055
 39.6%61.5% 
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D. Conley, F193-41-21157
P. Jackson, F70-10-00030
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B. Ffrench, G332-75-106539
Y. Raymond, G263-60-34236
C. Burke283-30-16006
M. Tucker162-50-04034
C. Patterson141-20-00003
E. Desport100-00-00020
C. Prescott101-31-20003
Totals 20-489-203292053
 41.7%45% 
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