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01/27/2013 7:28 PM EST
Richards, Manhattan beat Rider 61-52
MANHATTAN 62, RIDER 51
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) -- Freshman Shane Richards missed just
one shot en route to 19 points and Rhamel Brown posted a
double-double in Manhattan's 62-51 win over Rider on Sunday in
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play to snap a three-game
Brown finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Richards was 7 of
8 from the field, 4 of 5 from 3-point range and made his only
free throw for Manhattan, which led 29-26 at halftime and shot
55 percent (11 of 20) in the second half to pull away.
Jonathon Thompson scored 18 points on 7 of 9 shooting for Rider
(11-11, 6-4) but the rest of the team shot a combined 12 of 31.
The Broncs also converted just 6 of 22 3-point attempts.
Manhattan (6-14, 4-6) registered a 33-21 rebounding advantage,
outscored Rider 24-14 in the paint and got 37 points off the
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