Find a list of your saved stories here

Manhattan uses big second half to beat Colonels


Save Story

Save stories to read later


Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

NEW YORK (AP) — Calvin Crawford scored 19 points and Manhattan used a big second half to beat Eastern Kentucky 81-54 on Thursday as the Jaspers put together back-to-back victories for the first time this season.

Naquan Council, with five assists, and Aaron Walker Jr. added 12 points each, Zane Waterman had 11 points and a team-high six rebounds, and Thomas Capuano made all three of his 3-pointers for nine points for the Jaspers (5-8), who shot 54.5 percent and were 26 of 30 from the free-throw line.

Nick Mayo scored 14 points and had nine rebounds. He was the only player to score in double figures for Eastern Kentucky (6-8), which lost its fourth in a row.

Trailing 30-28 at halftime, Manhattan quickly erased the deficit and went on a 23-5 run capped by a 3-pointer by Crawford to lead 51-35 with 13:16 left. A 3-pointer by Capuano made it 70-48 with 4:43 remaining.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

CollegeNational Sports
The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast