Manhattan 62
Rider 26 25 51
Date of game: 1/27/2013

Recap: Rider vs. Manhattan

Lawrenceville, NJ (Sports Network) - Rhamel Brown finished with 10 points, 10 rebounds, and six blocks as the Manhattan Jaspers defeated the Rider Broncs, 62-51, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tilt at Alumni Gymnasium.

Shane Richards added 19 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the field off the bench for Manhattan (6-14, 4-6 MAAC) as it snapped a three-game losing slide. The win came from a very balanced effort as 10 different Jaspers made a contribution in the scoring column.

Jonathon Thompson paced Rider (11-11, 6-4) with 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field and Anthony Myles netted 10 points. The loss was the second in a row for the Broncs.

The Jaspers managed to build a 22-12 advantage on the scoreboard by the 7:42 mark of the first half, but Rider rallied back to cut the deficit to three points as the game progressed into the intermission. Manhattan shot an even 50 percent from the floor and converted 9-of-11 at the charity stripe en route to its 29-26 halftime lead.

After the break, Manhattan improved to connect on 55 percent of its field goal attempts including 5-of-6 from beyond the arc. The Broncs were handed a double-digit loss after they went 2-of-10 from 3-point range in the final 20 minutes of action.

The Jaspers enjoyed a 33-21 edge in the rebounding battle and shot a red-hot 63.6 percent from distance in the game.

Game Notes

James Madison-Liberty game off in 2015

James Madison has opted out of a scheduled game at Liberty on Sept. 26 to play FBS opponent SMU, but the two FCS programs have agreed to seek future scheduling opportunities.

NASCAR News
Team Xtreme's stolen Sprint Cup car found

Team Xtreme Racing confirmed on Saturday morning that police have recovered its Sprint Cup Series race car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Morrow, Georgia.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.