Scores

Final

Fordham 68

(3-7, 2-3 away)

Manhattan 81

(5-4, 2-0 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 23, 2005

    Draddy Gymnasium, Riverdale, New York

    1 2 T
    FOR 33 3568
    MAN 28 5381

    Top Performers

    Fordham: J. Anderson 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Manhattan: C. Anderson 23 Pts, 11 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FOR
    MAN
    Points 68 81
    FG Made-Attempted 24-57 (.421) 32-60 (.533)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 11-16 (.688)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 23

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