Perez leads Manhattan against Rider after 21-point game
Rider Broncs (10-15, 6-9 MAAC) at Manhattan Jaspers (13-11, 6-9 MAAC)
Riverdale, New York; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Manhattan takes on the Rider Broncs after Jose Perez scored 21 points in Manhattan’s 74-67 win over the Fairfield Stags.
The Jaspers are 6-3 in home games. Manhattan is 6-3 when turning the ball less than opponents and is averaging 14.2 turnovers per game.
The Broncs are 6-9 in conference. Rider ranks seventh in MAAC with 12.2 assists per game, led by Dwight Murray Jr. with an average of 4.5.
The Jaspers and Broncs meet Sunday for the first time in conference this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony Nelson is shooting 39.7 percent from beyond the arc on 1.3 3-pointers per game for the Jaspers, averaging 10.7 points and 1.7 steals. Perez is averaging 23.2 points and 3.8 assists over Manhattan’s last 10 games.
Murray is averaging 12.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 4.5 assists for the Broncs. Allen Powell is averaging 13.5 points and 3.3 assists over the last 10 games for Rider.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jaspers: 4-6, averaged 69.3 points, 27.9 rebounds, 11.4 assists, 6.0 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 44.7% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 73.0 points per game.
Broncs: 5-5, averaged 68.2 points, 34.7 rebounds, 13.0 assists, 5.8 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 42.4 percent from the field. Their opponents average 66.0 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.