NCAA Basketball

Hinckson leads Manhattan past Fairfield in MAAC tourney

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Christian Hinckson completed a 3-point play with just over a minute remaining to give Manhattan enough of a cushion to hold off Fairfield 57-53 in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tourney on Thursday night.

Hinckson finished with 16 points for Manhattan (11-20) which advances to play No. 2 seed Canisius on Friday.

Warren Williams had 10 points for Manhattan.

Neftali Alvarez had 18 points for the Stags (9-22). Landon Taliaferro added 12 points.


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Updated March 7, 2019

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