Nelson scores 21 to carry American past Holy Cross 86-66
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Sa’eed Nelson had 21 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as American rolled past Holy Cross 86-66 on Saturday.
Jacob Boonyasith had 19 points for American (15-14, 9-9 Patriot League). Sam Iorio added 17 points. Stacy Beckton Jr. had 12 points and six rebounds for the visitors.
The Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Crusaders for the season. American defeated Holy Cross 66-49 on Feb. 2. The Eagles and the Crusaders next take the floor in the Patriot League Tournament.