Rich Williams leads Manhattan over Morgan State 80-66
RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) Rich Williams scored 16 points and had a career-high eight assists to lead Manhattan to an 80-66 victory over Morgan State on Saturday night.
Williams was 7 of 13 from the floor. Zavier Turner added 13 points and Zane Waterman had 12 for Manhattan (4-5), which has won two of its last three since snapping a four-game losing streak.
Martez Cameron scored 16 points to lead Morgan State (4-6), which has lost four straight. LaPri McCray-Pace added 12 points and Antonio Gillespie had 11.
The Jaspers had a double-digit lead midway through the first half and built a 46-32 halftime lead. Gillespie’s jumper and 3-pointer pulled the Bears to 58-48 with 10:26 to play but they didn’t get closer.
Manhattan shot 54 percent from the field but missed 14 3-pointers and 12 free throws.