NEW YORK (AP) Anthony Nelson's 24 points helped Manhattan defeat Niagara 64-59 on Sunday.

Nelson was 10 of 18 shooting and 4 of 8 from the free throw line for the Jaspers (5-10, 3-3 Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference). Nick Brennen shot 2 of 5 from the field and 9 for 9 from the line to add 13 points. Josh Roberts shot 4 of 5 from the field and 3 for 4 from the line to finish with 11 points.

Noah Thomasson led the Purple Eagles (9-6, 3-3) in scoring, finishing with 23 points. Lance Erving added eight points for Niagara.


Both teams play again on Friday. Manhattan visits Mount St. Mary's and Niagara hosts Siena.


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