NCAA Game Summary - American vs. Fordham
(Wednesday, December 29th)
Final Score: American 73, Fordham 57
Santa Clara, CA (Sports Network) - Nick Hendra scored a career-high 22 points to lead the American University Eagles past the Fordham Rams, 73-57, in a non- conference matchup as part of the Cable Car Classic at the Leavey Center.
The Eagles (8-5) placed two additional players in double figures, as Stephen Lumpkins scored 18 points and Vlad Moldoveanu chipped in 16.
The Rams (6-5) were led in defeat by Brenton Butler, who scored 14 points and Chris Gaston, who nearly missed a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds.
American jumped out to a healthy, 36-29, halftime lead behind the strength of 46.2 percent shooting from the field.
More of the same ensued after the break, as the Eagles iced the victory by converting 12-of-17 free throws.
The Eagles held Fordham to 37 percent shooting on the night.
12/30 03:36:44 ET