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Niagara ends Manhattan's 4-game win streak 60-56
NIAGARA 60, MANHATTAN 56
NEW YORK (AP) -- 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
Green's 3-pointer with 45 seconds to play gave Niagara a 56-49
Marvin Jordan scored 16 points, including 4 of 8 3-pointers, for
the conference-leading Purple Eagles.
Donovan Kates scored 14 points for Manhattan (10-16, 8-8), his
fifth straight game in double figures, and Rhamel Brown had 12
points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots.
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
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