Dickerson scores 20, Parker 19 as San Francisco heats up in 2nd half to beat American 67-53

Cole Dickerson scored 20 points and De'End Parker 19 to lead San Francisco to a 67-53 victory over American University on Monday night in the teams' first meeting.

Dickerson and Parker scored six points each, including a pair of 3-pointers by Parker, as the Dons (2-1) began the second half with an 18-8 run to go in front 51-39 after leading 33-31 at halftime.

Dickerson scored 13 points in the second half and made 9 of 12 shots in the game. He also led San Francisco in rebounds with seven and blocked three shots.

Daniel Munoz scored 16 points and Stephen Lumpkins 13 to lead the Eagles (2-2), who shot 61.9 percent (13 of 21) in the first half but cooled off to 42.9 percent (9 of 21) in the second. San Francisco shot better than 50 percent in each half and 53.1 percent (26 of 49) for the game.