Riverdale, NY (Sports Network) - Rhamel Brown logged 18 points and tied a
career-high with seven blocks as the Manhattan Jaspers defeated the Marist Red
Foxes, 65-53, in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference showdown at Draddy
Although Brown was just 4-of-13 from the foul line, he made up for it by
shooting 7-of-10 from the field for Manhattan (5-11, 3-3 MAAC), which had lost
six of its previous seven contests. Shane Richards added 11 points in the
For Marist (4-13), Devin Price scored 21 points, while Chavaughn Lewis tallied
a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. The loss for the Red Foxes is
their seventh in a row.
Manhattan shot a lofty 68.2 percent from the field in the first half while
holding Marist to just 31.8 percent shooting, as the Jaspers got out to a
40-26 advantage at the half.
The Jaspers shot only 6-of-17 from the field after the break (.353), but it
made 12-of-20 from the free-throw line and the Red Foxes never got with seven
points of the lead.
Marist shot just 31.9 percent from the field on the afternoon, and while it
went to the foul line 37 times, it only connected on 21 free throws (.568).
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