Recap - Manhattan Defeats Rider 62-51
|Recap - Manhattan Defeats Rider 62-51|
Manhattan got 19 points from Shane Richards en route to a 62-51 victory over Rider on Sunday at Alumni Gymnasium.
Bettors who backed Manhattan were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 4.5 at sportsbooks.
Manhattan got 10 points from Rhamel Brown and another 8 points from Ryan McCoy. Michael Alvarado contributed 4 assists, while Rhamel Brown cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Rider got 18 points from Jonathon Thompson in a losing cause and another 10 points from Anthony Myles. Tommy Pereira contributed 3 assists for them, while Daniel Stewart had 7 rebounds.
Manhattan led at halftime, 29-26.
Manhattan had a 33-21 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.