>> Metro Atlantic Conference Tournament - Manhattan vs Iona Recap - Manhattan Wins 71-68
Manhattan grabbed a 71-68 win over Iona on Monday, behind a 16-point effort from George Beamon at MassMutual Center.
Manhattan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites.
Manhattan got 15 points from Rhamel Brown and another 14 points from Shane Richards. Tyler Wilson contributed 5 assists, while Ashton Pankey cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Iona got a 15-point performance from A.J. English, who was supported by 14 points from Tre Bowman. Sean Armand had 4 assists in a losing cause for Iona, while David Laury grabbed 11 rebounds.
Manhattan led at halftime, 33-27.
The rebound battle favored Manhattan as they grabbed 38 boards, while Iona only had 28.