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Manhattan vs Niagara

Niagara 64, Manhattan 60

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NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) - Antoine Mason made 13 of 16 free throws and finished with 15 points for Niagara as it beat Manhattan 64-60 Saturday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game.

Ameen Tanksley scored 13 points, Tahjere McCall added 12, and T.J. Cline chipped in 11 to help Niagara (11-8, 7-1) win its fourth straight game.

Trailing 41-32 early in the second half, Manhattan (5-13, 3-5) fought back with a 21-6 run, taking a 53-47 lead with 8:43 left to play.

Niagara answered, tying the game at 58 on Juan'ya Green's jumper. Green then made three consecutive free throws to give the Purple Eagle a 61-58 lead with 1:20 remaining.

Manhattan got within one, 61-60, on Michael Alvarado's layup with 48 seconds left, but Cline made a pair of free throws, and McCall added another to seal the victory for Niagara.

Mohamed Koita led the Jaspers with 13 points.

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Manhattan Jaspers
R. Colonette, F273-40-13026
S. Richards, F273-101-250310
R. Brown, C221-22-55244
R. Stores, G253-62-24228
M. Koita, G203-34-422513
E. Andujar292-53-41447
M. Alvarado221-50-03232
C. Jones184-61-200310
D. Kates80-10-01120
R. McCoy20-00-00000
Totals 20-4213-2028132860
 47.6%65% 
Niagara Purple Eagles
D. White, F231-30-25022
A. Mason, G391-513-1631315
J. Green, G382-74-66348
A. Tanksley, G382-89-1040113
T. McCall, G234-54-610212
M. Jordan210-43-31023
T. Cline142-35-650311
J. Thomas40-00-00010
Totals 12-3538-492841864
 34.3%77.6% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Iona17-322-11
Manhattan15-525-8
Quinnipiac14-620-12
Canisius14-621-13
Siena11-920-18
Rider9-1114-17
St. Peters9-1114-17
Marist9-1112-19
Monmouth5-1511-21
Fairfield4-167-25
Niagara3-177-26
 
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