Fairfield vs Manhattan

Manhattan tops Fairfield in 2nd-lowest scoring game

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NEW YORK -- Manhattan's Shane Richards was the only player in double figures as the Jaspers edged Fairfield 34-31 Friday night in the second-lowest combined scoring game since the 3-point line was instituted in 1986.

The record is 62 points: Princeton 41-21 over Monmouth (N.J.) on Dec. 14, 2005.

The game broke the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference record for fewest combined points (Saint Peter's defeated Manhattan 44-36 on Feb. 23, 1982).

Manhattan (12-16, 9-8), which has won seven of its last nine, trailed 19-18 at halftime in the game between the league's top defensive teams.

RaShawn Stores' 3-pointer with 1:27 left pushed the Jaspers ahead 32-31.

Fairfield shot 26.7 percent (12 of 45); Manhattan 25.5 percent (12 of 47).

Richards scored 11 points while Rhamel Brown blocked five shots to set Manhattan's single-season record with 87.

Marcus Gilbert's nine points led the Stags (17-13, 9-8), who also lost to Manhattan 62-40 Feb. 12.

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Scoreboard
Fairfield (17-13)191231
Manhattan (12-16) «181634

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Fairfield Stags
M. Gilbert, F293-80-04009
A. Sidibe, F200-20-09130
J. Mikulic, C141-20-02013
D. Needham, G302-90-03045
C. Nickerson, G283-51-27417
M. Barrow320-40-04120
D. Wade211-80-03112
K. Matthews181-20-02042
J. Jenkins81-50-00013
Totals 12-451-23871731
 26.7%50% 
Manhattan Jaspers
R. Brown, F313-100-17136
R. Colonette, F211-30-14113
M. Alvarado, G291-81-25033
D. Kates, G280-42-22002
M. Koita, G120-10-02000
E. Andujar272-102-34216
S. Richards244-80-021011
R. Stores241-30-11123
C. Jones40-00-01020
Totals 12-475-103561234
 25.5%50% 
MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276