NEW YORK – Steve Frankoski came off the bench to score 18 points, leading Columbia to a 69-58 victory over Manhattan in a nonconference game Saturday.
The sophomore guard scored all of his points from 3-point range, making 6 of 11 shots behind the arc for the Lions (6-5). He also had six 3-pointers in Columbia's 70-69 loss to Elon on Dec. 22, when he scored 20 points.
Columbia made 12 of 23 overall from long range (52.2 percent) against the Jaspers (3-8), including 3 of 6 by Brian Barbour, who finished with 14 points and six assists.
Frankoski and Barbour each hit a 3-pointer during the Lions' 14-2 run to start the game. They never trailed, leading 34-17 at halftime and never by fewer than eight in the second half.
Rhamel Brown scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Manhattan.
Alex Rosenberg added 12 points and nine rebounds for Columbia.