Niagara vs Manhattan

Manhattan shoots down Niagara, 90-72


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RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) George Beamon pumped in 27 points to lead hot-shooting Manhattan to a 90-72 win over Niagara Sunday.

The Jaspers went on a 7-0 run with under 5 minutes to play to push their lead to 25 points, 85-60. Niagara closed with a 12-5 spurt of its own to create the final margin.

Manhattan shot 58.6 percent from the field (34 of 58) for the game while its defense held the Purple Eagles under 40 percent (21 of 53).

Rich Williams and Shane Richards scored 14 and 11 points, respectively, off the Manhattan (19-6, 12-4 Metro Atlantic) bench while starters Ashton Pankey and Rhamel Brown added 12 and 10 points, respectively.

The win was the sixth straight for Manhattan, which remains in second place, two games behind conference-leading Iona.

Niagara (6-21, 3-13) was led by Marcus Ware's 19 points, with Antoine Mason adding 17 and Tahjere McCall 16.

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Scoreboard
Niagara (6-21)304272
Manhattan (19-6) «414990

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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
 
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WISC 75 Final
MICH 62
SMU 64 Final
TEMP 71
NEB 60 Final
MIST 51
WICH 84 Final
EVAN 68
NOVA 80 Final
CREI 101
RUT 54 Final
LOU 102