Scores

Final

Manhattan 60

(5-13, 3-5 MAAC)

Niagara 64

(11-8, 7-1 MAAC)

3:00 PM ET, January 19, 2013

Gallagher Center, Lewiston, New York

1 2 T
MAN 32 2860
NIAG 37 2764

Top Performers

Manhattan: M. Koita 13 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

Niagara: A. Tanksley 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Niagara 64, Manhattan 60

Associated Press

NIAGARA, N.Y. -- Antoine Mason made 13 of 16 free throws and finished with 15 points for Niagara as it beat Manhattan 64-60 Saturday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game.

Ameen Tanksley scored 13 points, Tahjere McCall added 12, and T.J. Cline chipped in 11 to help Niagara (11-8, 7-1) win its fourth straight game.

Trailing 41-32 early in the second half, Manhattan (5-13, 3-5) fought back with a 21-6 run, taking a 53-47 lead with 8:43 left to play.

Niagara answered, tying the game at 58 on Juan'ya Green's jumper. Green then made three consecutive free throws to give the Purple Eagle a 61-58 lead with 1:20 remaining.

Manhattan got within one, 61-60, on Michael Alvarado's layup with 48 seconds left, but Cline made a pair of free throws, and McCall added another to seal the victory for Niagara.

Mohamed Koita led the Jaspers with 13 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MAN
NIAG
Points 60 64
FG Made-Attempted 20-42 (.476) 12-35 (.343)
3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 2-12 (.167)
FT Made-Attempted 13-20 (.650) 38-49 (.776)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 5

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 19, 2013 @NIAG 64, MAN 60Recap
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