Salnave scores 18 to carry Monmouth over Manhattan 62-54

RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Ray Salnave registered 18 points, nine rebounds and nine assists as Monmouth beat Manhattan 62-54 on Friday night.

Deion Hammond had 17 points for Monmouth (11-20, 10-8 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Mustapha Traore added nine rebounds and four blocks.

Warren Williams had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Jaspers (9-20, 7-10).

The Hawks improve to 2-0 against the Jaspers on the season. Monmouth defeated Manhattan 65-49 on Jan. 12. Manhattan finishes out the regular season against Quinnipiac on the road on Sunday. Monmouth next takes the floor in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament.