Manhattan defeats Monmouth 75-66 in comeback

The Associated Press

RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Rhamel Brown scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help propel Manhattan to a 75-66 comeback win over Monmouth (NJ) on Sunday.

Brown got help from Tyler Wilson, who contributed a career-high 15 points, Emmy Andujar with 13, and George Beamon with 11 to remain undefeated in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The Jaspers (6-2, 2-0) trailed by six at the break, 39-33, then took control in the second half with a 25-9 run in the first 11 minutes.

Monmouth (3-6, 0-2) outrebounded the Jaspers 45-39 but hit just 18 of its 52 shots from the field (34.6 percent), and was just 7 of 9 from 3-point range.

Deon Jones and Max DiLeo scored 14 points apiece for Monmouth. Jones made it a double-double with 10 rebounds, while Tyrone O'Garro joined him with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

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