Nelson, Perez propel Manhattan past Siena 77-72 in OT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ant Nelson tossed in 24 points and Jose Perez scored 23 to lead Manhattan past Siena 77-72 in overtime in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference opener on Friday night.

Nelson, who also had five steals, sank a 3-pointer with 3 seconds left in regulation to send the game to OT.

Warren Williams finished with 16 points for the Jaspers (6-1), who notched their fourth straight win.

Colby Rogers and Aidan Carpenter topped the Saints (2-6) with 12 points apiece. Jared Billups had 11 points and six rebounds.

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