Lawrence, who was 6 of 8 from the floor in the first half, accounted for most of Manhattan's field goals as the Jaspers made just 8 of 25 and trailed 31-27 at the break. The Jaspers stayed close by making 11 of 13 free throws.
Marist stayed out front until Emmy Andujar, who finished with 13 points and five assists, scored five straight to give Manhattan its first lead in the second half, 41-40. The Jaspers had an 11-4 run to go up 58-49 at the 5:18 mark.
Chavaughn Lewis led Marist (5-23, 4-14) with 16 points. Khallid Hart added 12.