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St. Francis (NY) beats Manhattan for 5th straight home win

NEW YORK (AP) Glenn Sanabria scored 16 points, Rosel Hurley had 11 points, eight rebounds and five assists and St. Francis (N.Y.) beat Manhattan 72-56 on Sunday.

Deniz Celen added 12 points and Cori Johnson had 11 for St. Francis (8-5), which won its fifth straight at home. Last season the Terriers posted a 10-3 record at home. The Terriers have won their most games in non-league play since the 2013-14 season.

Pauly Paulicap, the reigning MAAC defensive player of the year, had 17 points and four blocks for the Jaspers (2-10), who have lost seven straight. Manhattan is 0-6 on the road. Paulicap has blocked at least three shots in a game 16 times in his career. Manhattan closed the first half on a 10-0 run to tie it at 28.

It was the 89th meeting in the series, with Manhattan holding the advantage at 53-36.

Updated December 23, 2018

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