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2015-16 Schedule
1-2, 7th in MAAC

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Talk about having no depth. Manhattan coach Steve Masiello will only have 5 scholarship players available tonight against George Mason.

Stephen Masiello @steve_masiello

People trust their eyes above all else but most people see what they wish to see,or what they believe they shld see;not what is really there

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Manhattan's Lawrence to miss half of season

Manhattan forward Jermaine Lawrence will have to sit half of the season, two months after being told by the school that he would be penalized just one exhibition game for a failed drug test.

Manhattan forward must miss half season

Jermaine Lawrence, a highly touted recruit coming out of high school, has been informed he will have to sit half the season, two months after being told by the school that he would be penalized just one exhibition game for a failed drug test, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Story

ICYMI: Hampton gets set to face Kentucky

Quinton Chievous had 15 points and 13 rebounds in the Pirates' 74-64 win over Manhattan in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. Chievous left the game late with an apparent ankle injury; Hampton will need him at full-strength against the Wildcats.


Hampton moves on to face Kentucky

In the first game of the NCAA Tournament, the Hampton Pirates emerged victorious over the Manhattan Jaspers 74-64. The Pirates await injury updates on Quinton Chievous and Dwight Meikle and will take on Kentucky on Thursday. Hampton had lost its last 4 NCAA tourney games. Box score

Okoroba puts Hampton on his back

Emmanuel Okoroba has 6 quick points late in the second half to give the Pirates a 10-point advantage over Manhattan in their First Four bout with 90 seconds left in regulation. Hampton is looking to get to .500 on the season and face Kentucky on Thursday. Follow live

First Four fact: turnovers the key

Manhattan forces a turnover on 24 percent of opponents possessions, which is ninth best in the nation. The Jaspers have been pestering Hampton late in the second half and trail by 4. Follow live

Hampton in the zone vs. Manhattan

Hampton is shooting 14-for-24 against Manhattan's zone; they are shooting 8 of 21 against transition and man defense. The Pirates still lead with the Jaspers hanging tough late in the second half. Follow live

Team Stats

Points Per Game65.0Tied-311th
Rebounds Per Game26.5348th
Assists Per Game13.5Tied-182nd
Points Allowed84.5Tied-310th