Scores

Final

Manhattan 59

(2-7, 0-2 MAAC)

Fordham 73

(4-4, 3-3 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 8, 2010

    1 2 T
    MAN 30 2959
    FOR 35 3873

    Top Performers

    Manhattan: M. Alvarado 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Fordham: K. Bristol 11 Pts, 16 Reb, 2 Blk

    Fordham 73, Manhattan 59

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Brenton Butler had 21 points and Kervin Bristol recorded his first career double-double as Fordham defeated Manhattan 73-59 on Wednesday night in the 103rd "Battle of the Bronx."

    Bristol had 11 points and 16 rebounds for the Rams (4-4), who moved to .500 for the first time since Jan. 19, 2008.

    The Jaspers (2-7) lost their seventh straight.

    Trailing 23-17, Fordham used a 9-0 run to lead 26-23 with 6:21 left in the first half.

    Manhattan tied the game, but a 7-0 spurt, capped by a Bristol dunk, gave the Rams the lead for good at 35-28.

    After Kidani Brutus made a 3-pointer to pull the Jaspers within eight at 48-40, Fordham outscored Manhattan 10-2.

    Alberto Estwick added 14 points for the Rams and Chris Gaston had 13.

    Michael Alvarado led the Jaspers with 19 points, while George Beamon recorded a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MAN
    FOR
    Points 59 73
    FG Made-Attempted 22-67 (.328) 26-58 (.448)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-20 (.200) 5-13 (.385)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

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