Fordham takes Honor beating Manhattan in Bronx Battle
NEW YORK (AP) Nick Honor scored 13 points and hit the winning jumper in the lane with less than three seconds left and Fordham earned a 57-56 win over Manhattan in the 111th version of the Battle of the Bronx on Saturday night.
Antwon Portley scored 14 points for Fordham (6-1) to earn game MVP honors. Jalen Cobb added 11 points for the Rams.
Nehemiah Mack missed a 3-point attempt for Manhattan (2-5) as time expired. With 25 seconds left, the Jaspers' Pauly Paulicap made a layup for a 56-55 Manhattan lead. Paulicap made one of 1 of 2 throws with 66 seconds to play to bring Manhattan within 55-54. With 2:06 left, Paulicap made 1 of 2 from the foul line to make it 55-53.
Paulicap finished 7 of 13 from the foul line and led Manhattan with 15 points. Warren Williams scored 10 for Manhattan and Ebube Ebube grabbed 10 rebounds.
Updated December 1, 2018