Lump­kins paces AU over Holy Cross, 60-57

The Washington Post Sunday - - SPORTS - FROM NEWS SER­VICES AND STAFF RE­PORTS

Stephen Lump­kins had 20 points and 10 re­bounds, record­ing his 500th ca­reer re­bound, as Amer­i­canUniver­sity held of­fHoly Cross, 60-57, on Satur­day in Worces­ter, Mass.

The Ea­gles (14-6, 4-1 Pa­triot League) have won seven of their last eight to match their best start through five games since join­ing the con­fer­ence in 2001-02.

Amer­i­canuseda9-2runto lead, 52-45, with 7 min­utes 4 sec­onds to go. The Cru­saders (4-15, 3-2) got to 57-55 on a Devin Brown jumper with 2:14 left, then Lump­kins scored on a layup. Af­ter a Brown layup with 33 sec­onds to go made it 59-57, Amer­i­can’s Steve Lup­tak hit the first of two foul shots. An­drew Bein­ert missed two free throws for Holy Cross with nine sec­onds to play. VladMoldoveanu added 14 points for the Ea­gles.

NAVY 85, ARMY 81: Jor­dan Sug­ars scored 25 points to lead all five Mid­ship­men starters in dou­ble fig­ures in­West Point, N.Y.

Navy (6-16, 1-4 Pa­triot), which broke a four-game los­ing streak, took the lead in the sec­ond half and held off the Black Knights (10-10, 2-3).

J. J. Avila added 17 points for the Mid­ship­men, who were 8 for 8 from the free-throw line in the fi­nal 55 sec­onds. Ella El­lis scored 21 points for Army.

FLORIDA A&M 45, HOWARD 38: AveryMoore scored nine of his 11 points in the sec­ond half and Amin Stevens to­taled 11 points and 13 re­bounds to lead the Rat­tlers (3-15, 1-5Mid-East­ern Ath­letic) in Tal­la­has­see, Fla.

Mike Phillips recorded his fourth dou­ble-dou­ble of the sea­son with 10 points and 11 re­bounds for the Bi­son (2-16, 0-6), and fresh­man cen­ter Alphonso Leary pulled down 13 re­bounds..

Ge­orge­town women roll

Ti­aMagee scored 18 points and Sugar Rodgers had 17 to lead the No. 16 Hoyas to a 60-44 win over vis­it­ing Vil­lanova.

Magee scored the last six points as Ge­orge­town (15-5, 3-3 Big East) used a 14-2 run to take a60-42 lead with 1:43 left.

With 6:45 left and the Wild­cats (8-11, 0-6) within 46-40, Rodgers hit two free throws, and Mon­ica McNutt made three straight three-point­ers..

AMER­I­CAN 84, HOLY CROSS 53: Lisa Strack scored a game­high 18 points to lead four play­ers in dou­ble fig­ures as the Ea­gles )14-5, 4-1 Pa­triot) matched a pro­gram record with their 14th con­sec­u­tivewinath­ome­dat­ing to last sea­son.

Whit­ney Fre­meau led the Cru­saders (6-14, 2-3) with 12 points.

FORD­HAM 59, GE­ORGE WASHINGTON 56: The Colo­nials built a 51-41 lead with 8:43 re­main­ing only to see the Rams close with an 18-5 run to deal vis­it­ing Ge­orgeWash­ing­ton (5-13, 0-4 At­lantic 10) its first loss to Ford­ham in 17 meet­ings.

The Colo­nials have lost nine in a row on the sea­son, the long­est skid in pro­gram his­tory.

Becky Peters made 5 of 7 three­p­oint­ers and scored 27 points for Ford­ham (10-10, 2-2). TianaMy­ers led the Colo­nials with 15 points.

NAVY 55. ARMY 46: An­gela My­ers made six three-point­ers and led all scor­ers with 22 points to spark the vis­it­ing Mid­ship­men (12-7, 5-0 Pa­triot).

Laura Baranek led the Black Knights (10-9, 4-1) with 18 points..

FLORIDA A&M 80, HOWARD 75: An­to­nia Ben­nett scored 21 of her 27 points in the sec­ond half to spark the host Rat­tlers (8-9, 4-2 Mid-East­ern Ath­letic).

Saa­dia Doyle recorded her 10th dou­ble-dou­ble of the year with 26 points and 13 re­bounds for the Lady Bi­son (5-14, 2-4).

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