Salim Stoudamire scored 23 points on 7-9 shooting. He made his first seven three pointers.
PLAY OF THE GAME
With time running down on the shot clock, Stoudamire toys with his defender with the dribble, finally launching a 22-footer, which he drains.
The Cats opened the game with an 18-2 run and never looked back.
The Jaspers failed to attempt a field goal until their fourth possession.
Salim Stoudamire tied a career high by making seven three pointers. He has done that three other times. He was one off the school record for three pointers in a game.
Bret Brielmaier had a career high five points and five rebounds. He also set career marks for minutes (16), field goals, field goal attempts, free throws and made free throws.
OH WHAT A DIFFERENCE
Arizona had only broken 70 points once in the past seven games, but scored a season high 105. In the past two games the Cats had 24 assists, they had 22 against Manhattan.
SIT HIM DOWN MORE OFTEN
In the two previous games following a suspension, Salim Stoudamire has averaged 22 points. He did that one better by scoring 23.
The past 10 years the Cats were 3-7 in games directly preceding the Christmas break. With this win they have won two straight and three of their last four at home before the break.
Manhattan had a late 15-0 run that cut the lead from 43 to 28. They wound up losing by 30.
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