Manhattan 85, St. Peter's 63

BY foxsports • February 11, 2012

Michael Alvarado scored 17 points to lead Manhattan to an 85-63 rout of Saint Peter's on Saturday in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action.

Alvarado shot 6 for 11 from the floor. George Beamon scored 16 points for Manhattan (18-9, 11-4), hitting both 3-point attempts and 10 of 13 from the foul line.

Emmy Andujar added 10 points, as did Donovan Kates off the bench. They helped Manhattan break a two-game losing streak after the Jaspers had run off an eight-game MAAC winning streak.

Saint Peter's (5-21, 4-11) led just once, 24-23, with 6:44 left in the first half. The lead lasted 32 seconds before Manhattan's Kidani Brutus stuck a trey.

Lamin Fulton led Saint Peter's with 15 points, making 5 of the Peacock's 7 3-pointers. Markese Tucker added 14 points and Chris Burke chipped in with 13.

Saint Peter's lost its third straight and seventh of its last eight.