Nelson’s 3 at the buzzer puts American past Bucknell 61-60
The teams were tied 27-all at the break and battled throughout the second half. American trailed 60-58 with seconds to go when Nelson drained the winning 3-pointer as time expired.
Jamir Harris led the Eagles (7-9, 3-2 Patriot League) with 14 points, Nelson added 13 points and six rebounds.
American matches up against Holy Cross at home on Saturday. Bucknell plays Lehigh at home on Saturday.