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Manhattan Falls 71-69 to Monmouth - Recap

Monmouth got 15 points from Deion Hammond as they ran past Manhattan 71-69 on Saturday at Draddy Gymnasium.

Bettors who backed Monmouth were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -4.5.

Monmouth got 14 points from Melik Martin and another 12 points from George Papas. Samuel Chaput contributed 4 assists, while Nikkei Rutty cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Manhattan got a 20-point performance from Warren Williams, who was supported by 16 points from Elijah Buchanan. Ant Nelson had 6 assists in a losing cause for Manhattan, while Samba Diallo grabbed 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Manhattan were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

The rebound battle favored Manhattan as they grabbed 48 boards, while Monmouth only had 44

Monmouth heads into a battle against Fairfield. Manhattan, meanwhile, will have their next action against Iona.