Manhattan 71, Canisius 57
Rico Pickett scored 21 points, shooting 9 of 16 from the floor,
to lead Manhattan over Canisius 71-57 on Sunday.
Darryl Crawford added 19 points and Andrew Gabriel had 13 for
the Jaspers (5-3, 1-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have
won four of their past five games.
Nick Walsh scored all five of his points in the first 3 minutes
and Pickett added three more, helping the Jaspers to an 8-2
advantage they’d never relinquish.
The Jaspers led by nine points at the half and outscored
Canisius 39-34 in the second half to seal the win.
Manhattan shot 50.8 percent from the floor (31-for-61) compared
to just a 33.3 mark (17-for-51) for the Golden Griffins.
The Jaspers scored 22 points off of 20 turnovers and outscored
Canisius 42-26 in the paint.
Julius Coles led Canisius (4-3, 1-1) with 15 points and Frank
Turner added 13.