Martin leads Monmouth over Manhattan 71-69 in OT

NEW YORK (AP) — Melik Martin tallied 14 points and 10 rebounds to lift Monmouth to a 71-69 overtime win over Manhattan on Saturday night.

Deion Hammond had 15 points for Monmouth (10-5, 10-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). George Papas added 12 points and six rebounds. Marcus McClary had 11 points and six rebounds.

Warren Williams scored a season-high 20 points and had nine rebounds for the Jaspers (5-8, 4-8), who have now lost four straight games. Elijah Buchanan added 16 points and nine rebounds. Ant Nelson had 11 points and six assists.

The Hawks improve to 2-0 against the Jaspers this season. Monmouth defeated Manhattan 70-65 on Friday.

Manhattan’s Samba Diallo converted a three-point play with 14 seconds left that made it 62-all and forced overtime.

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