Manhattan 81, Fordham 68

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jeff Xavier scored 24 points and C.J. Anderson
added 23 to lead Manhattan to its fifth straight victory, 81-68
over Fordham on Friday night.

Xavier had the first five points in the Jaspers' 10-0 run to
open the second half that gave them the lead for good. The Jaspers
(5-4) added a 14-2 run that featured 3-pointers by Mike
Konovelchick, Kenny Minor and Xavier to take a 56-43 lead with
11:39 to go.

Manhattan led 73-50 on Anderson's layup with 5:58 to go.

The Jaspers defeated their local rival for the fifth consecutive
time and 13th in the last 15 meetings.

Jermaine Anderson had 19 points and Marcus Stout added 17 for
the visiting Rams (3-7), who committed 18 turnovers.