WASHINGTON -- Stephen Lumpkins scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead American University over Lafayette 68-64 Saturday in Patriot League play.
Daniel Munoz added 12 points and John Schoof 11 for American (8-14, 3-4), which shot 52.3 percent (23 of 44) from the floor. Lumpkins was 8 of 10 from the field and combined with Munoz to make all 16 of the Eagles' free throws.
Schoof's 3-pointer with 6:47 left in the first half broke a 14-all tie and sparked a 15-2 run for American. Lumpkins capped the run with a three-point play.
Seth Hinrichs led Lafayette with 18 points and Bryce Scott went 5 of 5 from 3-point range for 17 points, but the Leopards (11-13, 4-3) could not overcome a 26.1 percent (6 of 23) first-half shooting performance.
American, which snapped a two-game skid, held a 31-22 rebounding advantage and dished out 14 assists to six turnovers.
Authorities say former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon and other crimes.
Point guard Jaylen Fisher, who reopened his recruitment after coaching changes at UNLV, has committed to TCU over a long list of schools.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.