Wieck scores 18 to carry Navy past American 60-56
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evan Wieck had 18 points as Navy narrowly beat American 60-56 in the Patriot League Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday night.
American and Navy clash in Patriot League quarters
No. 5 seed Navy (11-18, 8-10) vs. No. 4 seed American (15-14, 9-9)
Patriot League Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Bender Arena, Washington; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson had 21 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as American rolled past Holy Cross 86-66 on Saturday.
Holy Cross seeks revenge on American
American (14-14, 8-9) vs. Holy Cross (15-15, 6-11)
Hart Recreation Center, Worcester, Massachusetts; Saturday, 12:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Holy Cross seeks revenge on American after...
Leufroy carries Lehigh past American 80-66
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Leufroy scored 18 points as Lehigh defeated American 80-66 on Wednesday night. Jeameril Wilson and James Karnik added 17 points each for the Mountain Hawks.
Lehigh looks to extend streak vs American
Lehigh (18-9, 11-5) vs. American (14-13, 8-8)
Bender Arena, Washington; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Lehigh looks for its ninth straight win in the head-to-head series over...
Nelson scores 26 to lift American past Army 77-66
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson had 26 points as American topped Army 77-66 on Sunday.
Stacy Beckton Jr. had 15 points and seven rebounds for American (14-13, 8-8 Patriot League). Sam...
American looks to sweep Army
American (13-13, 7-8) vs. Army (12-16, 7-8)
Christl Arena, West Point, New York; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: American goes for the season sweep over Army after winning the previous...
Petrie scores last 7 points; Lafayette beats American 70-68
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Alex Petrie scored the last seven points of the game that included a layup with 3.3 seconds left to lift Lafayette to a 70-68 victory over American on Wednesday...
Burns scores 20 to lead Colgate over American 83-81 in OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Burns had 20 points as Colgate beat American 83-81 in overtime on Saturday.
American closed to 82-81 on Sa'eed Nelson's free throws with four seconds to play before Will Rayman made 1 of 2 free throws and Sam Iorio's 3 at the buzzer missed. American led 36-31 at halftime and Colgate's Francisco Amiel tied it at 71 with a 3-pointer to force overtime.
Burns made 6 of 9 3-pointers and added six assists.
Nelson with 20, American holds on to beat Bucknell 76-68
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 20 points and American held on late to beat Bucknell 76-68 on Saturday afternoon.
Nelson was 6 of 11 from the field for the Eagles (10-9, 4-4 Patriot League). Sam Iorio scored 17 points with seven rebounds before fouling out and Stacy Beckton Jr. had 12 points and led the team with 10 rebounds.
Zalys scores 21, Lafayette battles past American 84-79 in OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Paulius Zalys scored six of his 21 points in overtime as Lafayette battled past American on Saturday, halting a two-game slide.
Zalys added seven rebounds and six assists for Lafayette (5-12, 2-4 Patriot League), which placed five in double-digit scoring for the first time this season and pulled even with American (8-9, 2-4) in conference.
Late run lifts Lehigh over American 83-76
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — James Karnik scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Lehigh used a late run to beat American University 83-76 on Wednesday night and improve to 7-0 at home.
Pat Andree and Lance Teja added 14 apiece for the Mountain Hawks (11-5, 4-1 Patriot League), who outshot the Eagles 57 percent to 43 percent. Jordan Cohen scored 12 points and Jeameril Wilson scored all of his career-high 11 points in the first half.
Sestina’s late 3 lifts Bucknell over American 55-54
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nate Sestina scored 14 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, Bruce Moore had 13 points and 15 rebounds and Bucknell rallied to beat American 55-54 on Saturday.
Bucknell led 55-52 on Sestina's back-to-back 3s with 1:18 left. Jimmy Sotos missed a free throw and Sam Iorio's rebound gave the Eagles the ball with 18 seconds to go but they turned it over. Bucknell missed a free throw before Sa'eed Nelson missed a shot in the lane and his 3 at the buzzer went in and out.
Nelson with 30 points, American beats Boston U. 86-74
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 30 points with four rebounds and six assists as American University beat Boston University 86-74 in a Patriot League opener on Wednesday night.
Nelson was 11 of 16 from the field for the Eagles (7-5). Sam Iorio added 23 points and five rebounds and Mark Gasperini had 12 points.
Big 3 lead Howard past American 85-83
WASHINGTON (AP) — Howard's Big Three of Chad Lott, RJ Cole and Charles Williams teamed up to score 65 points and Howard made 6 of 8 free throws in the final 27 seconds to hold off American University 85-83 on Saturday.
Iorio’s career night, American tops St. Francis (Pa.) 95-82
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sam Iorio hit seven 3-pointers, scored 33 points, both career highs, leading five into double-figure scoring and American held off St. Francis (Pa.) 95-82 Tuesday night, its highest-scoring game this season.
Sa'eed Nelson added 17 points with 12 assists and Mark Gasperini scored 14 with seven assists. Larry Motzius added 15 points.
Wagner rallies to beat American 64-58
WASHINGTON (AP) — Romone Saunders scored 17 points, Chase Freeman added 12 and Wagner rallied to beat American 64-58 on Friday night.
Freeman's layup with 59 seconds left gave Wagner (3-4) the lead for good at 56-54 and the Seahawks made all eight free throws in the final 39 seconds to secure the victory.
Iorio’s late 3 lifts American over UMBC 73-69
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 18 points, Sam Iorio added 11, including a go-ahead 3 with 1.5 seconds left, and American University rallied to beat UMBC 73-69 on Saturday.
UMBC tied it on Max Curran's layup with 11 seconds left before Iorio hit his wide-open 3 from the wing. UMBC turned it over on its next possession, and Nelson sealed it at the line.
Stacy Beckton Jr. added 14 points with four 3-pointers for the Eagles (3-1), who made 13 of 30 3-pointers and shot 50 percent.
Lafayette pulls away from American 90-83 behind Petrie
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Alex Petrie scored 27 points and E.J. Stephens scored 16 with six assists and three rebounds and Lafayette pulled away from American with a 90-83 win on Saturday.
American took its final lead of the game with a 3-pointer from Sam Iorio to make it 63-62 with 12:06 left before Eric Stafford followed with a quick 3-pointer for Lafayette.
Iorio scores 22, blocks 6 and American downs Boston U 60-56
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sam Iorio scored 22 points on five 3-pointers, blocked a career-best six shots and pulled down 10 rebounds, Sa'eed Nelson scored 17 and American defeated Boston University 60-56 Wednesday night, ending a seven-game skid.
Boston launched a pair of 3-pointers in the last 8.2 seconds and Iorio, a 6-foot-5 freshman, blocked the last one out of bounds with 2.2 seconds on the clock, extending the Boston skid to four games and keeping the Terriers winless in February.
Ross’ 30 pts lead red-hot Lehigh past American in OT, 80-78
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kahron Ross scored 30 points and Lehigh won its fourth straight, its second straight in overtime, when the Mountain Hawks held off American, 80-78 in a Patriot League battle on Saturday afternoon.
Monday Lehigh knocked off conference-leading Bucknell, snapping the Bison's 10-game win streak, and knocked Boston University out of second place Saturday. The Mountain Hawks moved into at least a share of fourth place
Anderson, Navy use big 2nd half to pummel American, 61-44
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shawn Anderson scored 20 points and Navy poured it on in the second half to earn their second straight victory with a 61-44 Patriot League win at American on Wednesday night.
Navy earned a season sweep of the Eagles after taking a 70-64 win at Annapolis January 5.
Floyd, Grandison’s late FTs help Holy Cross beat American
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jehyve Floyd had career highs with 22 points and six blocks and Jacob Grandison hit two free throws with 13.4 seconds left to help Holy Cross beat American 60-57 on Monday night.
Floyd shot 10 of 13 from the field. Caleb Green scored 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting and Grandison finished with five points, seven rebounds and five assists for Holy Cross (6-14, 3-6 Patriot League).
Klinewski leads Lafayette to beat American University 62-53
WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Klinewski scored 17 points — 16 in the second half — and grabbed nine rebounds, rallying Lafayette to beat American University 62-53 on Saturday, snapping a four-game skid.
Iorio leads American to 69-58 upset over Boston U.
BOSTON (AP) — Sam Iorio scored a career-best 26 points to lead American University in a 69-58 upset over Boston University on Wednesday night.
Iorio was 9 of 20 from the floor, 5 of 10 from beyond the arc and had seven rebounds, four assists and six steals. Sa'eed Nelson added 18 points, five assists and four steals. Marvin Bragg chipped in nine points with six rebounds.
American U. gets first Patriot win, tops Loyola (Md) 76-65
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sam Iorio and Sa'eed Nelson each scored 20 points and American University broke into the win column in Patriot League play by beating Loyola of Maryland, 76-65 on Thursday night.
The win snapped a six-game losing streak.
After going scoreless over the final six minutes of a 58-54 loss to Army, the Eagles scored eight points, hitting 6 of 6 from the free throw line, in the final 1:15 to ice the win.
Dulin hits 8 3s, scores 23 points; Navy beats American 70-64
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Bryce Dulin hit a career-high seven 3-pointers on eight attempts and finished with 23 points to help Navy beat American 70-64 on Friday night.
Evan Weick scored 13 points and Hasan Abdullah added 11 points, six assists and two steals for Navy (11-5, 2-1 Patriot League).
Motuzis with 29, American rolls to 74-63 win over Howard
WASHINGTON (AP) — Larry Motuzis scored a career-high 29 points with eight rebounds and American University snapped a three-game skid, rolling to a 74-63 win over Howard on Saturday night.
Motuzis was 8 of 16 from the field and 11 of 16 from the free-throw line for the Eagles (3-6). Sa'eed Nelson added 21 points and six assists and Sam Iorio had 10 points and 11 rebounds. The team had a 43-33 rebounding edge over Howard.
Western Illinois drubs American 69-56
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Brandon Gilbeck scored 17 points with 13 rebounds for his third double-double this season and Western Illinois beat American University 69-56 on Wednesday night.
Kobe Webster added 15 points with six assists and C.J. Duff had 10 points. Western Illinois averaged 56.5 percent shooting from the floor compared to 36 percent for American and had a 37-25 rebounding edge.