Manhattan takes Canisius 59-57

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP)—Darryl Crawford’s jumper with 0:05 left gave Manhattan a 59-57 win over Canisius Monday.

Devon Austin led the Jaspers with 13 points while Andrew Gabriel had 11 points and 12 rebounds as Manhattan (8-6, 2-2 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) snapped a three-game losing streak.

Crawford, who scored just four points, turned in the game’s most crucial plays; tying the game at 57-57 with 0:43 left after stealing the ball from Julius Coles, driving nearly the length of the court for the lay-up.

Crawford drove the lane on the winning bucket as he wound through a slew of Canisius defenders and floated a five-footer for the game-winning points.

Frank Turner led Canisius(5-9, 0-4 MAAC) with 18 points while Coles had 11 points and 4 rebounds.

Manhattan shot just 33 percent—20 of 60—from the field and 15 of 28 from the foul line.

Canisius was 23 of 54 from the floor and 7 for 12 from the line.

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