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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