Manhattan Downs Fordham 65-58 - Match Report

Michael Alvarado scored 19 points leading Manhattan to a 65-58 victory over Fordham at Rose Hill Gym on Thursday.

Bettors who backed Manhattan were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks.

Manhattan got 15 points from Donovan Kates and another 10 points from George Beamon. Michael Alvarado contributed 3 assists, while RaShawn Stores cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Fordham got an 18-point performance from Ryan Canty, who was supported by 16 points from Branden Frazier. Jermaine Myers had 4 assists in a losing cause for Fordham, while Ryan Canty grabbed 5 rebounds.

Manhattan hit the break leading 26-23 before taking care of business in the second half.

Manhattan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-22.