This might be a difficult season for Manhattan, and it opens with an unfortunate loss. The Jaspers were outmatched in Louisville, losing big to the Cardinals, 79-51.
Manhattan was dominated by Louisville in both assists and turnover margin.
Louisville moved the ball around more with 19 assists to five for Manhattan. Turnovers were a glaring part of the loss, with 27 giveaways for the Jaspers compared to 12 for the Cardinals.
Rhamel Brown led the losing effort for the Jaspers with 18 points on 53% shooting in 33 minutes. Brown also contributed a game-high 15 rebounds.
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This is an unfortunate early loss for Manhattan, who is expected to have a better team than last year.
The next game coming up is with Harvard on the road on November 16th.
- Rhamel Brown accounted for 40.5% of the team's rebounds.
- This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 5:28 left to go.
- Rhamel Brown had a career high with 15 rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds.
- Manhattan started 0-1 during the 2006, 2005, 2001, 1999, 1998, and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
- Rhamel Brown accounted for 35.2% of the team's points.
Louisville Game Notes:
- The top two scorers (Russ Smith and Kevin Ware) accounted for 41.7% of the points.
- Luke Hancock set a career high with 4 steals.
- Russ Smith set a career high with 4 three pointers.
- Peyton Siva recorded a double-double. It was his 1st this season and 2nd of his career.
- Peyton Siva set a career high with 10 assists.
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