Updated: Niagara (15-11) Battles Manhattan (10-15)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Niagara 22 38 60 +2.0
  Manhattan 21 35 56 -2.0
Sun, Feb 17 2013, 02:00 PM

Draddy Gymnasium
Bronx, NY
Attendance: 2,332

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On Sunday, Niagara travels to Draddy Gymnasium to take on Manhattan. It gets started at 2 p.m. EST. The Purple Eagles defeated the Jaspers 64-60 on Jan. 19 and are 6-3 against them over the past four years.

Niagara is currently in first place in the MAAC and Manhattan is in sixth place.

In a 57-54 triumph over Marist on Feb. 15, Juan`ya Green put up 20 points and 8 rebounds for the Purple Eagles. He leads the team with 5 assists per game and 1.9 steals per game. In a 74-73 victory over Iona on Feb. 15, Rhamel Brown put up 21 points and 17 rebounds for the Jaspers. With 7.2 rebounds per game and 3 blocks per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. Manhattan will hope to exploit their strength in free throw rate in this matchup. Their mark of 45.6 percent in this area ranks first in the conference and sixth in the country.

StatSmack! Niagara is better than Manhattan
  • Niagara has a stronger schedule than Manhattan this season (SOS Rank: No. 148 vs. No. 205).
  • Niagara has a better record at home than Manhattan this season (9-3 vs. 5-3).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Niagara currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (961 to 949) than Manhattan, per the NCAA.
  • Antoine Mason is ranked 42nd nationally in points.
NU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Juan`ya Green 38 17 4 5 2 0 3
B Antoine Mason 36 19 4 2 1 0 2
C Ameen Tanksley 30 11 6 1 1 1 1
C T.J. Cline 20 7 5 1 1 0 1
C Marvin Jordan 28 8 2 1 1 0 1
C- Devon White 21 6 5 0 1 1 1
D+ Tahjere McCall 20 4 3 2 1 0 2
D Malcolm Lemmons 14 4 2 1 0 0 1
D Joe Thomas 10 2 2 0 0 1 1
D S. Gillette 10 3 3 0 0 0 0
D L. Johnson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Skylar Jones 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
MAN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B George Beamon 35 17 6 1 2 0 3
C Rhamel Brown 26 12 7 1 1 3 2
D+ Emmy Andujar 26 8 5 2 1 0 3
D+ M. Alvarado 24 8 3 2 1 0 3
D Shane Richards 20 7 2 1 0 0 1
D RaShawn Stores 23 6 3 2 1 0 2
D Donovan Kates 25 7 3 1 0 0 2
D R. Colonette 16 3 3 0 0 1 1
D- Mohamed Koita 12 3 1 0 0 0 1
D- CJ Jones 12 2 1 1 0 0 1
D- M. Jackson Jr. 9 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Ryan McCoy 11 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Adam Lacey 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

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MAAC Standings

OverallConf
1 Iona 22-11 17-3
2 Manhattan 25-8 15-5
3 Quinnipiac 20-12 14-6
3 Canisius 21-13 14-6
5 Siena 20-18 11-9
6 Rider 14-17 9-11
6 St. Peter's 14-17 9-11
6 Marist 12-19 9-11
9 Monmouth 11-21 5-15
10 Fairfield 7-25 4-16
 11Niagara 7-26 3-17
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#2 Emile Blackman Fr G 6-4 195
#13 Aaron Bodie Fr F 6-7 195
#12 Karonn Davis Fr G 6-2 185
#35 A. Dubovitskiy Fr G/F 6-5 195
#31 Thomas Fleming So G 6-4 195
#1 Cameron Fowler Fr G 6-0 165
#4 Rayvon Harris So G/F 6-5 215
#32 Marvin Jordan Sr G 5-11 175
#14 Antoine Mason Jr G 6-3 210
#5 Tahjere McCall So G 6-4 160
#10 Wesley Myers Fr G 6-2 180
#22 Dominique Reid Fr F 6-8 200
#11 Ramone Snowden Fr F 6-5 210
#30 Joe Thomas Jr F 6-7 220
#24 David Varoli Fr G 6-0 175
#21 Marcus Ware Sr F 6-8 215