Scores

Final

Manhattan 55

(13-17, 9-9 MAAC)

Loyola (MD) 52

(21-11, 12-6 MAAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    10:25 PM ET, March 9, 2013

    MassMutual Center, Springfield, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    MAN 34 2155
    L-MD 30 2252

    Top Performers

    Manhattan: R. Brown 12 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Blk

    Loyola (Md): D. Cormier 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Manhattan 55, Loyola (Md.) 52

    Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- MAAC Defensive Player of the Year Rhamel Brown scored 12 points with 12 rebounds and sixth-seeded Manhattan held off No. 3 seed Loyola (Md.) for a 55-52 victory in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals Saturday night.

    Manhattan (13-17) led the entire second half, though Loyola (21-11) threatened late, pulling within 53-52 on Dylon Cormier's three-point play.

    The Greyhounds missed three consecutive shots in the final 35 seconds.

    Cormier paced the Greyhounds with 14 points and seven rebounds, while Anthony Winbush added 12 points.

    Manhattan plays seventh-seeded Fairfield in the semifinals Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MAN
    L-MD
    Points 55 52
    FG Made-Attempted 16-47 (.340) 16-48 (.333)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-27 (.667) 15-17 (.882)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 0

    2012-13 Season

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