Perez scores 29 to lead Manhattan past Marist 72-66

Jan 30, 2022, 2:47 AM | Updated: 4:48 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Perez poured in 29 points to lead Manhattan to a 72-66 victory over Marist on Sunday.

Perez buried 11 of 20 shots with three 3-pointers for the Jaspers (11-7, 4-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Ant Nelson added 16 points, five assists and three steals. Elijah Buchanan scored 11.

Freshman Jao Ituka scored 21 on 9-of-11 shooting for the Red Foxes (8-12, 3-8). Ricardo Wright contributed 19 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals. Jordan Jones scored 10.

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Perez scores 29 to lead Manhattan past Marist 72-66