Metro Atlantic Conference Tournament - Manhattan vs Iona Recap - Manhattan Wins 71-68

Metro Atlantic Conference Tournament - Manhattan vs Iona Recap - Manhattan Wins 71-68

Manhattan grabbed a 71-68 win over Iona on Monday, behind a 16-point effort from George Beamon at MassMutual Center.

Manhattan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites.

Manhattan got 15 points from Rhamel Brown and another 14 points from Shane Richards. Tyler Wilson contributed 5 assists, while Ashton Pankey cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Iona got a 15-point performance from A.J. English, who was supported by 14 points from Tre Bowman. Sean Armand had 4 assists in a losing cause for Iona, while David Laury grabbed 11 rebounds.

Manhattan led at halftime, 33-27.

The rebound battle favored Manhattan as they grabbed 38 boards, while Iona only had 28.