MEN'S BASKETBALL DROPS A 74-65 DECISION TO BOSTON UNIVERSITY
In the first half, the two teams played evenly for the first eight minutes, until, with Manhattan holding a one point, 15-14, lead with 12:01 remaining, the Jaspers used a 8-0 run over the next 2:10 to open up a nine point lead, 23-14, their largest lead of the night, with 8:50 left before the break. The Terriers responded with a 17-7 run over the next six-plus minutes to take a one point lead, 31-30, 2:18 before halftime. After trading baskets,
Boston University scored the first two baskets of the second half to open up a quick, eight point lead, but Manhattan battled back over the next five minutes, scoring 13 of the next 18 points, the final four on a dunk by Devon Austin and a Guy Ngarndi layup to knot the score at 46 with 13:46 remaining on the clock. The Terriers held strong, and worked the lead back up to seven, 54-47, with an 8-1 run over the next 1:30, and did not let the lead dip below three points the rest of the way.