Manhattan Returns To Action At George Washington


Highland Heights, KY - After winning two games at the KEMI NKU Basketball Classic, Manhattan (2-3) returns to action at George Washington (0-5) on Saturday, November 24 at 4:00 pm. KEMI NKU Basketball Classic Photo Galleries Coastal Carolina | NKU | UNC Asheville Watch Online * Click HERE to watch today's game through ESPN+. The A-10 * This is the first of two-straight games against Atlantic 10 opposition. Series History * The Colonials have won the last three meetings between the teams lead the all-time series by a 4-2 count, as the Jaspers will be looking for their first win against GW since the 1955-1956 season. Mack, Williams Lauded * Sophomore Nehemiah Mack and freshman Warren Williams were each named to the NKU Basketball Classic All-Tournament Team. Balance * Through five games, Manhattan has nine players scoring between 4.4 ppg and 8.2 ppg and 10 that are averaging double-figures in minutes. Double W * Williams scored all of his career-high 13 points in the win over UNC Asheville after halftime and notched 12 points and seven rebounds against NKU. Mack Attack * Mack scored nine of his career-high 11 points in the final 3:50 of the Jaspers' comeback win over Coastal Carolina. E Squared * Ebube Ebube had a career-high nine points and 12 rebounds hin the win over Coastal Carolina en route to averaging 6.3 ppg and 8.3 rpg for the tournament while drawing seven charges. Defense Wins Games * Manhattan ranks 16th nationally in scoring defense, yielding a MAAC-best 57.4 ppg. Not Bad * The Jasper newcomers have accounted for 56.3 percent (152-of-270) of the team's scoring, 40.0 percent (64-of-160) of the rebounding and 53.1 percent (531-of-1000) of the minutes. Congrats Coach * Steve Masiello collected his 200 career win against Coastal Carolina at Manhattan, including his time as an Assistant and a Head Coach. Closing Time * At the NKU Basketball Classic, the Jaspers dominated the opposition over the final 10 minutes of action, outscoring its three opponents by a combined 60-34 count, including shooting 54.3 percent from the floor, including 57.1 percent from deep, while posting a +4.3 margin on the glass.

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