Loyola Cruises Past Manhattan, 79-60

Jan. 26, 2008

NEW YORK (AP) -- Junior guard Marquis Sullivan scored 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting to help Loyola (Md.) defeat Manhattan 79-60 on Saturday, its fourth straight win.

Omari Isreal added 14 points, Michael Tuck had 13 and Brett Harvey 11 for the Greyhounds (11-10, 7-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference).

Devon Austin scored 19 points and Nick Walsh had 12 for the Jaspers (8-12, 2-8), who have lost five straight.

Loyola was 30-of-34 from the free throw line in the game to 14-of-29 for Manhattan. The Greyhounds also held the rebounding edge, 38-24.

Austin scored 11 points to help the Jaspers take a 38-36 halftime lead.

Manhattan last led at 41-39 when Chris Smith made a free throw with 15:46 left.

The ninth and last lead change came with 14:47 left when Tuck's free throw gave Loyola a 42-41 lead.

The Greyhounds pulled away in the final minutes with a 19-5 run.