Manhattan vs Siena

Siena 66, Manhattan 63

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Rakeem Brookins scored 18 points, including two big free throws with 7 seconds left, as Siena hung on to defeat Manhattan 66-63 Friday night.

Brookins made 11 free throws on 12 attempts, but none bigger than the pair he made after stealing the ball with the Saints (6-16, 4-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) clinging to a 63-61 lead.

Rob Poole's three-point play had given Siena that lead after Manhattan (6-15, 4-7) stormed back from a 54-41 deficit with 8 minutes left to go ahead 61-60 with 1:34 to play.

Rhamel Brown scored nine points and Michael Alvarado eight during the 20-6 run by the Jaspers.

Alvarado finished with 16 points and Brown 13 for Manhattan, which defeated Siena 75-55 on Dec. 9.

Trenity Burdine scored 14 points and Poole had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Saints, who have beaten the Jaspers in Albany nine straight times.

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Scoreboard
Manhattan (6-15)273663
Siena (6-16) «303666
 
Manhattan Jaspers
R. Brown, F296-131-340413
R. Colonette, F181-11-21123
E. Andujar, F141-42-44314
M. Alvarado, G264-88-945416
M. Jackson, Jr., G181-20-01013
S. Richards284-90-171311
D. Kates261-50-03123
R. Stores182-52-41127
C. Jones110-20-00220
R. McCoy90-20-01040
M. Koita31-30-02013
Totals 21-5414-2333142663
 38.9%60.9% 
Siena Saints
T. Burdine, F385-83-391314
O. Anosike, F352-81-26045
R. Poole, G382-78-9112113
R. Brookins, G353-1011-1243218
E. Hymes, G334-91-246511
R. Audu120-02-20032
D. Martens50-10-01010
B. Bisping21-11-10013
I. Silas20-00-00010
Totals 17-4427-3137122166
 38.6%87.1% 
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