Scores

Final

American U 60

(6-6, 5-5 away)

Manhattan 48

(7-4, 1-1 MAAC)

7:00 PM ET, December 29, 2008

Draddy Gymnasium, Riverdale, New York

1 2 T
AMER 32 2860
MAN 20 2848

Top Performers

American University: B. Gilmore 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

Manhattan: L. Jolicoeur 6 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast

American U. 60, Manhattan 48

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Garrison Carr scored 21 points, Brian Gilmore had 17 and American never trailed in a 60-48 victory over Manhattan on Monday night.

Derrick Mercer added eight points and Jordan Nichols had six points and 10 rebounds for the visiting Eagles (6-6).

Jamel Ferguson scored 11 points and Chris Smith had eight for the Jaspers (7-4), whose three-game winning streak ended.

American shot 45.7 percent from the floor and held Manhattan to just 30.5 percent shooting. The Eagles were 8-of-17 from 3-point range to just 5-of-20 for the Jaspers.

Carr and Gilmore each scored nine points in helping American to a 32-20 lead at halftime. Carr's 3-pointer extended it to 44-30 with 14:13 left in the game.

Brandon Adams converted a three-point play to cut the margin to 47-41 with 10:07 to go, but the Jaspers came no closer.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AMER
MAN
Points 60 48
FG Made-Attempted 21-46 (.457) 18-59 (.305)
3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 5-20 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 7-12 (.583)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 0

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