Scores

Final

Manhattan 77

(7-2, 2-0 MAAC)

UNC-Wilmington 72

(6-6, 3-2 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 15, 2013

    Trask Coliseum, Wilmington, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    MAN 34 4377
    UNCW 30 4272

    Top Performers

    Manhattan: G. Beamon 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

    Unc Wilmington: C. Williams 18 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Blk

    Manhattan tops UNC-Wilmington 77-72

    Associated Press

    WILMINGTON, N.C. -- George Beamon scored 23 points as Manhattan erased an early deficit and held off UNC-Wilmington late in a 77-72 win on Sunday.

    UNC-Wilmington (6-6) closed to within 75-72 with 35 seconds remaining, but Emmy Andujar and Rhamel Brown each made 1 of 2 free throws and the Seahawks missed a pair of 3-pointers with less than 30 seconds remaining in the comeback effort.

    Manhattan (7-2) trailed 17-6 early in the first half before Beamon and Brown scored 15 of the next 22 points for the Jaspers, capped by a 3-pointer from Beamon for a 28-25 lead.

    The Jaspers took a 34-30 lead to halftime against UNC-Wilmington (6-6) and maintained the lead throughout a close second half.

    Brown scored 16 for Manhattan. Andujar added 10 points and nine rebounds.

    Cedrick Williams led UNC-Wilmington with 18 points and 14 rebounds. Addison Spruill added 15 and Tanner Milson, Freddie Jackson each had 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MAN
    UNCW
    Points 77 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-50 (.480) 25-52 (.481)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-38 (.632) 17-28 (.607)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

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