FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Anthony Nelson had 24 points and Manhattan eked out a 73-72 victory over Fairfield on Sunday.
Nelson added five assists and three steals for the Jaspers (10-15, 8-8 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Marques Watson added 12 points and Adam Cisse scored nine.
TJ Long led the Stags (12-15, 8-9) in scoring with 23 points. Supreme Cook added 17 points and 17 rebounds. Allan Jeanne-Rose finished with 10 points, nine rebounds and four assists. Cook missed the second of two free throws with one second left and a chance to force overtime.
Both teams play on Friday. Manhattan hosts Marist while Fairfield travels to play Niagara.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.