Manhattan, Fordham men's teams prep for legendary hardwood battle

Manhattan College and Fordham University men's basketball teams are preparing to square off in a battle for Bronx bragging rights.

The matchup will be the 99th meeting between the Rams and Jaspers. Manhattan won six of the last seven meetings, including last year's 81-68 win. The Jaspers have a 51-47 lead in the all-time series. New Manhattan Head Coach Barry Rohrssen says he is looking forward to the game.

The Rams? Chris Bethel says his team is also ready to do battle on the hardwood in the legendary matchup.

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