RIVERDALE, N.Y. -- Jon Severe scored a career-high 30 points and two others scored in double figures to lead Fordham to a 79-75 victory over Manhattan Tuesday night.
Severe has scored 19 points or more in each of his five games. His 28 points in Fordham's opener is a school record for a freshman debut.
Severe hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 70 with 4:39 remaining, sparking a 9-5 run for Fordham (3-2) to end the game. Branden Frazier scored four of his 21 points in the final minute. Mandell Thomas scored 17 points and had 10 rebounds.
Donovan Kates made a 3-pointer to give Manhattan a 58-56 lead at the 11:12 mark, and the Jaspers would lead by as many as six points before Severe's game-tying 3-pointer.
Kapita was the top-rated recruit from West Virginia in the class of 2015 and recently played at DME Academy in Florida.
With the Suns drafting Tyler Ulis, they now have five guards on their roster who attended Kentucky.
NBA fans will be looking forward to their newest players making plays like this next season.