Rider 17 34 51
Manhattan 33 34 67
Date of game: 1/24/2014

Recap: Manhattan vs. Rider

Riverdale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - George Beamon scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Manhattan Jaspers coasted to a 67-51 victory over the Rider Broncs in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play at Draddy Gymnasium.

Michael Alvarado chipped in 12 points and dished out a team-best seven assists for Manhattan (14-4, 7-2 MAAC). Ashton Pankey contributed 11 points and seven rebounds in the win. The Jaspers have won three of their last four contests.

Daniel Stewart netted 17 points to lead Rider (9-9, 5-4), hitting 13-of-13 from the free-throw line. Zedric Sadler tallied 15 points, grabbed eight rebounds, dished out five assists and had four steals in the loss. The Broncs have lost four of their last six games.

Manhattan shot 40.7 percent from the floor in the first half, but went just 1- of-4 from 3-point range. The Jaspers still took a 33-17 lead into the half, thanks to 21.1 percent shooting from the field by Rider in the period.

Manhattan's shooting slightly improved in the second half, as the Jaspers connected on 44.4 percent of their shots. The Broncs hardly got better in the half, hitting just 30 percent of their shots from the floor, including 1-of-7 from 3-point distance.

Manhattan had the edge in points in the paint, 38-22, and in bench points, 16-1. Rider hit only 13 shots in the entire game, going 13-of-49 from the field.

Game Notes

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