Who's Playing

Canisius @ Manhattan

Current Records: Canisius 5-10; Manhattan 8-4

What to Know

The Manhattan Jaspers will be returning home after a two-game road trip. Manhattan and the Canisius Golden Griffins will face off in an MAAC battle at 2 p.m. ET Sunday at Draddy Gymnasium. The Jaspers are out to stop a six-game streak of losses at home.

The matchup between Manhattan and the Iona Gaels this past Friday was not particularly close, with Manhattan falling 88-76.

Meanwhile, Canisius came up short against the Niagara Purple Eagles this past Thursday, falling 68-58.

Manhattan is the favorite in this one, with an expected 4.5-point margin of victory. They are currently three-for-three against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.

The losses put the Jaspers at 8-4 and the Golden Griffins at 5-10. A pair of defensive stats to keep an eye on: Manhattan has allowed their opponents to shoot 45.90% from the floor on average, which is the 28th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. Canisius have had an even harder time: they have allowed their opponents to shoot 46.70% from the floor on average, which is the ninth highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. The good news? The teams might be seeing more of their shots fall.

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday at 2 p.m. ET
  • Where: Draddy Gymnasium -- Riverdale, New York
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Jaspers are a 4.5-point favorite against the Golden Griffins, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Jaspers as a 4-point favorite.

Over/Under: -109

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Series History

Canisius have won six out of their last nine games against Manhattan.

  • Feb 23, 2020 - Canisius 57 vs. Manhattan 56
  • Jan 03, 2020 - Manhattan 71 vs. Canisius 67
  • Mar 08, 2019 - Canisius 69 vs. Manhattan 65
  • Feb 17, 2019 - Manhattan 70 vs. Canisius 65
  • Jan 19, 2018 - Canisius 68 vs. Manhattan 59
  • Jan 28, 2017 - Canisius 78 vs. Manhattan 64
  • Dec 02, 2016 - Canisius 77 vs. Manhattan 76
  • Jan 15, 2016 - Canisius 65 vs. Manhattan 62
  • Jan 07, 2016 - Manhattan 94 vs. Canisius 86

Injury Report for Manhattan

  • Ant Nelson: Game-Time Decision (Illness)

Injury Report for Canisius

No Injury Information