The Eagles of American University held off the Navy Midshipmen, 71-63, in men’s college basketball action Wednesday night in Washington DC.
American improves to 8-6 on the season and 2-1 in the Patriot League. Navy falls to 5-9 overall and 2-1 in Patriot League play. The loss breaks the Mids two game winning streak.
Here’s a look at each team’s final numbers.
Final Team Stats
Field Goal Percentage: NAVY: 43.3%… American: 51.0%
3-Point Percentage: NAVY: 11.8%… American: 17.6%
Free Throw Percentage: NAVY: 64.3%… American: 84.2%
Rebounds: NAVY: 33… American: 30
Turnovers: NAVY: 15… American: 12
Steals: NAVY: 5… American: 8
Navy: George Kiernan (17)
American: Sa’eed Nelson (25)
Navy: George Kiernan (11)
American: Sam Iorio (6)
Navy: Hasan Abdullah (5)
American: Sa’eed Nelson (4)
Next up for the American Eagles will be a trip to Bucknell on the Jan. 12. Navy heads back home to host Boston University on Saturday.