ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Dimencio Vaughn had 20 points as Rider defeated Manhattan 79-67 in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Conference tournament on Tuesday night.
Allen Powell and Mervin James each had 16 points for Rider (13-18). Ajiri Ogemuno-Johnson had 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Jose Perez had 21 points for the Jaspers (15-15). Josh Roberts added 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks.