Nelson’s double-double sparks American past Boston U
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).