WASHINGTON -- Stephen Lumpkins scored 22 points as American University pulled away in the final five minutes for a 61-51 victory over Saint Francis (Pa.) in a nonconference game Saturday.
Tony Wroblicky scored three layups in a span of less than two minutes to help the Patriots (3-4) take a 55-51 lead with 2:11 to play. Daniel Munoz made four free throws in the final 49 seconds to help American stay in front and end a three-game losing streak.
Umar Shannon scored 20 points to lead the Red Flash (0-6), who lost their eighth in a row, dating to last season, and their 10th in a row on the road.
Mike Bersch added 14 points, making 4 of 8 from 3-point range for American, which shot 55 percent (11 of 20) in the second half to 30.8 percent (8 of 26) for Saint Francis.
Stephon Mosley had 15 points for the Red Flash.
NCAA title game hero Kris Jenkins said he will withdraw his name from the NBA draft and return to Villanova for his senior season.
Andy Katz breaks down the likelihood of Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina or Oklahoma making a run to the Final Four next season.
Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent.