Manhattan vs Niagara Wrap - Manhattan Wins 78-77
|Manhattan vs Niagara Wrap - Manhattan Wins 78-77|
Manhattan grabbed a 78-77 win over Niagara on Sunday, behind a 22-point effort from Rhamel Brown at Gallagher Center.
Manhattan won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread.
George Beamon had 20 points for Manhattan and RaShawn Stores chipped in with 10 points. Emmy Andujar had 6 assists for them, while Ashton Pankey was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Niagara got 33 points from Antoine Mason in a losing cause and another 16 points from Tahjere McCall. Tahjere McCall contributed 7 assists for them, while Antoine Mason had 8 rebounds.
Manhattan hit the break leading 39-37 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Niagara as they grabbed 37 boards, while Manhattan only had 32.