American U. 73, UMBC 70
John Schoof scored the game’s final four points – all free
throws – as American University topped Maryland-Baltimore County
73-70 in double overtime Thursday night in a nonconference
With American (4-5) trailing 70-69 with 2:06 left in the second
overtime, Schoof, whose 19 points tied Daniel Munoz for the team
high, hit both free throws after being fouled by Chase Plummer. The
teams combined to miss four shots from the floor the rest of the
way, with Schoof hitting two more foul shots with 10 seconds
Schoof made two free throws to put the Eagles up 67-64 with 1:58
left in the first overtime, but Plummer (16 points) hit a jumper
and a free throw to tie the game.
After Stephen Lumpkins’ layup put American ahead 69-67 in the
second overtime, Plummer drained a 3, setting up Schoof’s free
Ryan Cook led UMBC (2-7) with 24 points.