St. Francis (NY) beats Manhattan for 5th straight home win
NEW YORK (AP) — Glenn Sanabria scored 16 points, Rosel Hurley had 11 points, eight rebounds and five assists and St. Francis (N.Y.) beat Manhattan 72-56 on Sunday.
Deniz Celen added 12 points and Cori Johnson had 11 for St. Francis (8-5), which won its fifth straight at home. Last season the Terriers posted a 10-3 record at home. The Terriers have won their most games in non-league play since the 2013-14 season.
Pauly Paulicap, the reigning MAAC defensive player of the year, had 17 points and four blocks for the Jaspers (2-10), who have lost seven straight. Manhattan is 0-6 on the road. Paulicap has blocked at least three shots in a game 16 times in his career. Manhattan closed the first half on a 10-0 run to tie it at 28.
It was the 89th meeting in the series, with Manhattan holding the advantage at 53-36.