Manhattan faces Canisius after Perez’s 27-point game

Canisius Golden Griffins (5-10, 1-3 MAAC) at Manhattan Jaspers (8-4, 1-2 MAAC)

New York; Sunday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Manhattan hosts the Canisius Golden Griffins after Jose Perez scored 27 points in Manhattan’s 88-76 loss to the Iona Gaels.

The Jaspers are 3-1 on their home court. Manhattan is sixth in the MAAC with 12.4 assists per game led by Perez averaging 5.5.

The Golden Griffins are 1-3 in MAAC play. Canisius has a 2-0 record in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Jaspers and Golden Griffins meet Sunday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Perez is averaging 15.2 points and 5.5 assists for the Jaspers. Anthony Nelson is averaging 10.5 points and 2.8 rebounds while shooting 48.2% over the past 10 games for Manhattan.

Malek Green is shooting 50.0% and averaging 14.1 points for the Golden Griffins. Jordan Henderson is averaging 1.7 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Canisius.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jaspers: 6-4, averaging 77.2 points, 32.6 rebounds, 10.9 assists, 8.1 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 45.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 75.4 points per game.

Golden Griffins: 4-6, averaging 68.8 points, 30.8 rebounds, 12.8 assists, 5.1 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 39.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 75.2 points.


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