NEW YORK -- Juan'ya Green scored 18 points, 11 in the final 6:19, as Niagara defeated Manhattan 60-56 Sunday, ending the Jaspers' four-game winning streak.
A layup by Tahjere McCall with 7 minutes remaining broke a 43-43 tie, and Green followed with a pair of layups to give the Purple Eagles (16-11, 12-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) a six-point lead.
Green's 3-pointer with 45 seconds to play gave Niagara a 56-49 advantage.
Marvin Jordan scored 16 points, including 4 of 8 3-pointers, for the conference-leading Purple Eagles.
In the first meeting between the teams this season, won 64-60 by Niagara, the Purple Eagles were awarded 49 free throws and made 38. This time they got to the line just nine times and made eight.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.