The Marist men's basketball team (4-12, 1-4 MAAC) will look for a season sweep of the Manhattan Jaspers (4-11, 2-3 MAAC) with a 2 p.m. meeting on Sunday afternoon at Draddy Gymnasium in Riverdale, N.Y.
Marist vs. Manhattan ...
This will be the 39th matchup between Marist and Manhattan.
The Red Foxes are 15-23 all-time versus the Jaspers.
In their last 10 matchups, Manhattan leads 7-3.
Dec. 7, 2012 at Marist, W, 62-58
Feb. 2, 2012 at Manhattan, L, 73-51
Jan. 20, 2012 at Marist, L, 61-44
Jan. 30, 2011 at Marist, L, 60-59
Jan. 9, 2011 at Manhattan, W, 65-59
Feb. 5, 2010 at Manhattan, L, 72-47
Jan. 2, 2010 at Marist, W, 72-66
Feb. 2, 2009 at Marist, L, 67-48
Jan. 9, 2009 at Manhattan, L, 73-67
Feb. 15, 2008 at Manhattan, L, 83-62
Individual Leaders vs. Manhattan (Last 3 Games):
Chavaughn Lewis 13.0 ppg
Adam Kemp 9.3 rpg
Isaiah Morton 3.0 apg
Isaiah Morton 2.3 3pt/g
Red Foxes & Jaspers, December 7, 2012 ...
Devin Price scored his 1,000th career point in the first half, and iced the game with two clutch free throws in the closing seconds as Marist defeated Manhattan 62-58 in the MAAC opener.
In an up and down game with two 10-plus point swings, the Red Foxes pulled out the victory with staunch defending, and composure on offense and at the foul line down the stretch.
The Red Foxes got out of gates fast with a 14-5 run over the initial 5:45 of play. Chavaughn Lewis led the hosts with seven points, as he was a perfect three-for-three from the field.
Manhattan calmly responded with a nine-point run to tie the game up at 14 all by the 10:07 mark.
The see-saw action continued as the Red Foxes would rattle off 11 unanswered points over the next 3:22 of play on the strength of a trio of three-pointers.
The Red Foxes opened their lead up to a game-high 15 point advantage over the first nine minutes of the second half to go up by a score of 47-32.
Manhattan slowly chipped away on Marist's lead to bring the game within nine at 55-46 by the 5:40 mark in regulation.
In a 2:40 span of play from 5:40 to 3:00, Michael Alvarado would lead the Jaspers on a 12-0 run on the strength of eight individual points.
Marist closed the game on a 7-0 run.
Lewis led four Red Foxes in double figures with 17 points.
Last Time Out ... Jan. 10 vs. Iona ...
Marist suffered an 86-82 loss to Iona on Thursday night.
In a game that included seven lead changes and six ties, the host Red Foxes got off to a fast start as they jumped out to seven point lead in just under seven minutes of play.
After opening the second half with some more trading of baskets, Marist would slowly pull away on the strength of 11 points by Lewis during a 5:11 stretch of play from 17:07 to 11:54.
Up by a game-high 11 points at 11:54 by a 66-55 score, Marist would fall prey to Iona's outside shooting game to the tune of a 13-0 run over a span of 2:07 to take the lead.
After a layup by Price gave Marist a 74-72 lead with 6:34 left, Iona's Curtis Dennis answered with a three-pointer to give the Gaels the lead for good with 6:04 remaining.
Devin Price led all scorers with 27 points. Price tied his career high with six three-pointers and added four assists and two rebounds. Chavaughn Lewis had 23 points, seven rebounds, four steals and two assists.
Marist hit a season-high 13 three-pointers in 21 attempts (.619) and shot 30-for-57 (.526) from the field.
Scouting the Jaspers ...
Manhattan comes into Sunday's game on a bit of a slide as the Jaspers have fell in two straight games and are 1-6 in their last seven games.
Beset by vital injuries, Manhattan is led by dual-threat power forward Rhamel Brown, who tops active scorers with a 11.9 points per game average and a 7.1 rebound average. Shane Richards (18 points) and Emmy Andujar (17) have led the team in scoring the past two games.