WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Sa’eed Nelson had 15 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists and American beat Boston University 67-63 on Sunday.
Jacob Boonyasith’s 3-pointer with 10:13 remaining gave the Eagles a 44-42 lead and they never trailed again. American finished 10 of 26 from (38.5%) from 3-point range and distributed 15 assists on 23-made field goals.
Jamir Harris had 19 points for American (5-8, 1-1 Patriot League). Josh Alexander grabbed eight rebounds.
Javante McCoy had 17 points for the Terriers (7-8, 1-1), whose four-game win streak ended with the loss. Alex Vilarino scored 13 points and Walter Whyte 12. The Terriers missed 10 free throws (17 of 27).
American plays Army on the road on Wednesday. Boston University faces Lehigh at home on Wednesday.
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