Columbia Falls 71-70 Against Manhattan - Game Recap

Columbia was scorched by George Beamon for 28 points as Manhattan defeated them 71-70 in NCAA action on Tuesday.

Manhattan won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5-point spread.

Manhattan got 19 points from Shane Richards and another 9 points from Michael Alvarado. Michael Alvarado contributed 4 assists, while Rhamel Brown cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Columbia got 23 points from Grant Mullins in a losing cause and another 11 points from Cory Osetkowski. Maodo Lo contributed 2 assists for them, while Maodo Lo had 6 rebounds.

Manhattan led at halftime, 38-35.

Manhattan won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-31.