Scores

Final

American U 71

(4-7, 2-6 away)

MD-E Shore 58

(2-8, 2-2 home)

2:00 PM ET, December 29, 2013

William P Hytche Athletic Center, Princess Anne, Maryland

1 2 T
AMER 39 3271
UMES 27 3158

Top Performers

American University: K. Kager 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Maryland-Eastern Shore: H. Baxter 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Stl

American U knocks off Md-Eastern Shore 71-58

Associated Press

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- Kyle Kager scored 15 points and pulled down seven rebounds to lead American over Maryland-Eastern Shore 71-58 on Sunday.

American (3-7) also got 15 points apiece from John Schoof and Jesse Reed. The Eagles shot 57 percent from the floor, including 8 of 17 from beyond the arc.

Maryland-Eastern Shore (2-7) was led by Hakeem Baxter with 13 points. KyRee Jones added 12 and Shane Randall 10. The Hawks went 16 of 51 from the field (31 percent) and just 2 of 15 on 3-pointers.

American used a 10-point run early in the game, behind treys by Schoof and Reed, to take control of the game en route to a 39-27 halftime lead.

The Hawks were able to cut the lead to seven on a Baxter layup with 4:50 left in the game, but got no closer down the stretch.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AMER
UMES
Points 71 58
FG Made-Attempted 24-43 (.558) 16-51 (.314)
3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 2-15 (.133)
FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 24-32 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

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