Manhattan 58
Columbia 34 35 69
Date of game: 12/29/2012

Recap: Columbia vs. Manhattan

New York, NY (Sports Network) - Steve Frankoski scored 18 points to lead the Columbia Lions to a 69-58 victory over their crosstown rivals, the Manhattan Jaspers, in a non-conference affair at Levien Gymnasium.

Frankoski nailed six 3-pointers to account for all of his points and Brian Barbour and Alex Rosenberg added 14 and 12 points respectively for Columbia (6-5). Rosenberg also brought in nine rebounds for the Lions who had lost four of their previous five games.

Rhamel Brown scored 25 points and was a rebound shy of a double-double for Manhattan (3-8) which has lost five of its last six. Emmy Andujar added 11 points.

At the end of the first half Columbia had a 34-17 edge after shooting an even 50.0 percent including a 6-of-13 effort from beyond the arc. Manhattan managed only seven field goals and hit just 1-of-8 shots from distance.

The Jaspers improved to 52.0 percent shooting in the second half including makes on 4-of-6 shots from 3-point range but the Lions kept them at bay by hitting 47.4 percent of their own shots.

Columbia outscored Manhattan by a 20-9 margin on points off turnovers and never trailed in the game.

Game Notes

Leinart, Crouch headline 2016 College HOF ballot

Former Heisman Trophy winners Matt Leinart, Eric Crouch and Rashaan Salaam are among 76 Football Bowl Subdivision players on the ballot for election into the 2016 class of the College Football Hall of Fame.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Halfway to the Sprint Cup Chase

The regular season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has reached its midpoint, with 13 races completed and 13 to go before the championship Chase begins.

Blue Jays activate Navarro from DL

The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Dioner Navarro from the 15-day disabled list following a 2-0 loss to the Washington Nationals in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.