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Manhattan beats Canisius 71-57

Dec 6, 2009 - 9:58 PM BUFFALO, N.Y.(AP) -- Rico Pickett scored 21 points, shooting 9 of 16 from the floor, to lead Manhattan over Canisius 71-57 on Sunday.

Darryl Crawford added 19 points and Andrew Gabriel had 13 for the Jaspers (5-3, 1-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), who have won four of their past five games.

Nick Walsh scored all five of his points in the first 3 minutes and Pickett added three more, helping the Jaspers to an 8-2 advantage they'd never relinquish.

The Jaspers led by nine points at the half and outscored Canisius 39-34 in the second half to seal the win.

Manhattan shot 50.8 percent from the floor (31-for-61) compared to just a 33.3 mark (17-for-51) for the Golden Griffins.

The Jaspers scored 22 points off of 20 turnovers and outscored Canisius 42-26 in the paint.

Julius Coles led Canisius (4-3, 1-1) with 15 points and Frank Turner added 13.






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