Perez scores 23 to carry Manhattan past Rider 84-78 in OT
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NEW YORK (AP) Jose Perez had 23 points as Manhattan topped Rider 84-78 in overtime on Sunday.
Elijah Buchanan had 13 points for Manhattan (14-11, 7-9 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Ant Nelson added 12 points. Josh Roberts had 12 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks.
Allen Powell made a 3-pointer for what would be Rider's only points of overtime and the Broncs trailed 79-78 with 2:20 to go. Rider did not score again and Manhattan closed it out by making 5 of 6 free throws.
Powell had 17 points for the Broncs (10-16, 6-10). Dimencio Vaughn added 16 points. Mervin James had 15 points and nine rebounds.
The Jaspers evened the season series against the Broncs. Rider defeated Manhattan 76-67 on Feb. 8.
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Updated February 20, 2022