Nelson scores 26 to carry American past Navy 71-62
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sa’eed Nelson had 26 points as American defeated Navy 71-62 on Wednesday night.
Stacy Beckton Jr. had 15 points for American (14-12, 10-5 Patriot League), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Jamir Harris added 14 points. Mark Gasperini had nine rebounds and four blocks.
The Eagles improve to 2-0 against the Midshipmen on the season. American defeated Navy 62-54 on Feb. 5. American matches up against Boston University on the road on Sunday. Navy plays Army on the road on Saturday.