Scores

Final

Manhattan 55

(13-17, 9-9 MAAC)

Loyola (MD) 52

(21-11, 12-6 MAAC)

Coverage: ESPN3

10:25 PM ET, March 9, 2013

MassMutual Center, Springfield, Massachusetts

1 2 T
MAN 34 2155
L-MD 30 2252

Top Performers

Manhattan: R. Brown 12 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Blk

Loyola (MD): D. Cormier 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Manhattan 55, Loyola (Md.) 52

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- MAAC Defensive Player of the Year Rhamel Brown scored 12 points with 12 rebounds and sixth-seeded Manhattan held off No. 3 seed Loyola (Md.) for a 55-52 victory in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals Saturday night.

Manhattan (13-17) led the entire second half, though Loyola (21-11) threatened late, pulling within 53-52 on Dylon Cormier's three-point play.

The Greyhounds missed three consecutive shots in the final 35 seconds.

Cormier paced the Greyhounds with 14 points and seven rebounds, while Anthony Winbush added 12 points.

Manhattan plays seventh-seeded Fairfield in the semifinals Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MAN
L-MD
Points 55 52
FG Made-Attempted 16-47 (.340) 16-48 (.333)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 5-15 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 18-27 (.667) 15-17 (.882)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
Largest Lead 14 0

2012-13 Season

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Jan 25, 2013 L-MD 51, @MAN 41Recap
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