Manhattan knocks out Rider

George Beamon and Michael Alvarado scored 17 points apiece to lift Manhattan (4-4, 1-0 MAAC) to a 71-55 victory over Rider on Friday. Jaspers’ forward Rhamel Brown delivered a monstrous effort off the bench filling the stat sheet with nine points, 12 rebounds and five blocks as Manhattan earned its first win at Rider (1-7, 0-1 MAAC) in nearly nine years.

Rider eliminates Canisius

Rider eliminates Canisius

Rider University shot 56 percent in the second half, and made four 3-pointers in a four-minute stretch, to pull away from the Canisius College men’s basketball team as the Golden Griffins lost 79-64 in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Spark Energy MAAC Championship at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard on Saturday.

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