Manhattan 65
Buffalo 36 28 64
Date of game: 2/23/2013

Recap: Buffalo vs. Manhattan

Buffalo, NY (Sports Network) - Shane Richards recorded a team-high 14 points off the bench as the Manhattan Jaspers held on to defeat the Buffalo Bulls, 65-64, in BracketBuster action at Alumni Arena.

RaShawn Stores also came off the bench to put up 13 points for the Jaspers (11-16). Michael Alvarado added 11 points and four rebounds as Manhattan won its fifth of its last six games.

For the Bulls (11-16), Tony Watson recorded a game-high 24 points. Javon McCrea contributed a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Jarryn Skeet also added a double-double with 11 points and 10 assists as Buffalo had a three-game winning streak snapped.

In the first half Buffalo was red-hot, making 12-of-18 from the floor including 6-of-8 from long-range. Manhattan was held to 12-of-26 from the floor including a mere 2-of-6 beyond the arc, as Buffalo took a 36-33 advantage at the break.

Both teams made nine field goals from the floor in the second. Manhattan made 11-of-12 from the foul-line while Buffalo made a mere 6-of-11. The Jaspers held the lead for the last 17 minutes of play, forcing the one-point victory.

Manhattan forced 24 turnovers and it dominated bench points, 36-6.

Game Notes

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