Niagara vs Manhattan

Manhattan 71, Niagara 64


NEW YORK (AP) - George Beamon scored 24 points to lead Manhattan over Niagara on Sunday for its fifth straight win.

Beamon was 8 of 10 from the free-throw line, and Michael Alvarado made 11 of 12 free throws, finishing with 13 points to lead a strong foul-shooting effort by the Jaspers. Manhattan (14-7, 6-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) made 83.3 percent of its free throws (25 of 30), including 20 of 21 in the second half.

The Jaspers built a 31-24 lead at halftime, holding Niagara to just 8 of 28 from the field (28.6 percent). The Purple Eagles (9-12, 4-5) finished shooting 38.3 percent (23 of 60) and were outrebounded 38-31 by the MAAC's top team in both those categories (39 percent field goal defense and +4.1 rebounding margin).

Antoine Mason led Niagara with 19 points and Marvin Jordan and Ameen Tanksley added 12 each.

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Niagara Purple Eagles
A. Tanksley, F254-71-152412
S. Gillette, F183-40-03046
A. Mason, G347-184-642219
J. Green, G321-93-33756
M. Lemmons, G292-80-07024
M. Jordan324-80-013212
J. Thomas221-20-16032
J. Turner81-40-00003
Totals 23-608-1131142264
Manhattan Jaspers
E. Andujar, F252-30-05525
R. Colonette, F183-42-47108
G. Beamon, G366-168-1041224
M. Alvarado, G281-211-1214213
M. Koita, G90-30-01010
K. Brutus283-70-05119
R. Brown221-20-02022
D. Kates223-64-482110
L. McCabe-Moran90-40-01010
T. Sommerfeldt20-00-00000
R. McCoy10-00-00020
Totals 19-4725-3038141471
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Peters14-623-13130
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