Wed., Feb. 10, 2016 • 7 P.M. • Boston, Mass. • Case Gym (1,800)
American (7-16, 5-7 PL) at Boston U. (14-11, 7-5 PL)
All-Time Record: Boston leads 6-2
Last Meeting: Boston 61, American 50 — Jan. 13, 2016
Stream — PLN — Doug Brown (PXP), Brian Mauer (Analyst)
Radio — WFED 1050 AM — Dan Laing (PXP), Jeremy Huber (Analyst)
American Game Notes
Boston Game Notes
BOSTON — American's five-game winning streak was snapped on Saturday at Lehigh while Boston has won its last four games. During American's streak, the Eagles defeated the top three teams in the Patriot League and have moved into seventh place. Boston's streak has pushed them into a five-way tie for second.
Senior Jesse Reed and Boston's John Papale are second and seventh, respectively, in active Patriot League scores. Reed has 1,286 career points while Papale has 1,183.
The Terriers are riding a four-game winning streak heading into the second meeting with American on Wednesday. Boston escaped a near upset against Lafayette in overtime, 89-82. The Terriers tied the game with three seconds left on free throws by Nathan Dieudonne. In the overtime, Boston took over and held a five-point lead before Lafayette was forced to foul. Eric Fanning leads the team in scoring at 14.5 points per game and is second in rebounds at 4.4. Cheddi Mosely is second in scoring averaging 13.7 points with three other Terriers also in double figures. On the glass, Nick Havener is pulling down 6.3 boards per game.
LAST TIME OUT
James Washington and Andrija Matic combined for 25 points, but a strong Boston University squad pulled away with an 11-point victory, 61-50, at Bender Arena. Washington's 15 points led the Eagles in 37 minutes. Matic had 10 points off the bench on 4-of-8 shooting with six rebounds.
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The Eagles will return home to Bender Arena on Saturday against Army West Point on Hall of Fame Day. Fans are encouraged to arrive early and can participate in AU Athletics' eighth annual silent auction, benefitting AU student-athletes beginning at 3 p.m. on the Bender concourse.
Admission to the silent auction is free with a game ticket and there is something for every Eagles fan to bid on, including great items such as fine dining, travel, sports memorabilia and experiences, art and more.
At halftime of the contest, American will recognize the Class of 2016 inductees into the Cassell Hall.
Tickets start at just $7.50 per seat, and a limited amount of premium location, sideline reserved chairback seats still remain. Click here to purchase online or call (202) 885-TIXX to secure your tickets.