JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Ryan Bacon scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in Saint Peter's 72-44 win over Manhattan on Sunday.
The Peacocks (13-9, 8-4 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) scored 44 points in the paint and shot 44.8 percent from the field (30 of 67).
Saint Peter's outrebounded the Jaspers 55-29 and scored 24 second-chance points.
The Peacocks led 10-7 with 15:55 left and went on a 19-2 run over the next 10:07. Jordan Costner's layup put Saint Peter's ahead 29-9 with 5:48 left in the first half. The Peacocks led by no less than 17 points the rest of the way.
Wesley Jenkins added 19 points for Saint Peter's.
Rico Pickett was the Jaspers' lone double-figure scorer with 12 points.
Manhattan (7-15, 2-10) shot 30.5 percent from the field (18 of 59), and lost its seventh in a row.
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