Recap: Manhattan vs. Monmouth
Riverdale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Tyler Wilson went 6-of-7 from the floor to net a game-high 15 points for the Jaspers as Manhattan defeated the Monmouth Hawks, 75-66, in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at Draddy Gymnasium.
Emmy Andujar added 13 points and six rebounds for Manhattan (6-2, 2-0 MAAC) as it picked up its third-straight win. George Beamon was held to 2-of-10 shooting from the floor and finished with 11 points while Rhamel Brown contributed 10 points and eight boards.
Deon Jones and Max Dileo scored 14 points apiece for the Hawks (3-6, 0-2). Jones also pulled down 10 rebounds and committed eight turnovers while Tyrone O'Garro registered a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Monmouth took a 39-33 lead into halftime after it shot 44.4 percent from the field and knocked down 5-of-10 attempts from 3-point range in the opening 20 minutes of action. The Jaspers were limited to 30.8 percent efficiency from the floor in the first half.
Manhattan heated up and assisted nine of its 15 made field goal tries in the second half to take control. The Hawks made only 6-of-25 shots from the field after the intermission.
The Jaspers' reserves outscored Monmouth's bench, 42-23. The Hawks lost despite holding a 45-39 edge in the rebounding battle.Game Notes