Lumpkins paces AU over Holy Cross, 60-57
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).