St. Francis (Pa.) 66, American U. 61
Scott Eatherton scored 21 points to lead St. Francis (Pa.) over
American University 66-61 on Saturday night, snapped the Eagles’
eight-game winning streak.
The Red Flash (3-7) trailed 39-25 at halftime and opened the
second half on an 11-4 run. St. Francis took its first lead, 60-56,
on Ollie Jackson’s 3 and an Eatherton’s three-point play with less
than two minutes remaining.
Eatherton was 6-for-7 shooting to lead the Red Flash, who made
48.9 percent from the field (22 of 45). Jackson finished with 14
points, going 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and Anthony Ervin had 12
points for St. Francis.
The Red Flash outrebounded American 31-25 and won their first
game against a Patriot League team in five tries this season.
Troy Brewer, who was 7 of 9 from 3, led the Eagles (8-3) with 23
points. Charles Hinkle and Daniel Munoz chipped in 10 each.