Scores

Final

American U 69

(8-7, 4-0 Patriot)

Colgate 62

(6-9, 0-4 Patriot)

2:00 PM ET, January 11, 2014

Cotterell Court, Hamilton, New York

1 2 T
AMER 26 4369
COLG 34 2862

Top Performers

American University: D. Gardner 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

Colgate: E. Jacobs 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Blk

Gardner leads American to 69-62 win over Colgate

Associated Press

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Darius Gardner made 7 of 8 field goal attempts and completed 7 of 9 free throws to total 21 points as American came back in the second half to defeat Colegate 69-62 Saturday.

John Schoof had 15 points, Kyle Kager added 13 and Jesse Reed had 11 for American (8-7, 4-0 Patriot League).

American trailed 34-26 at the break, but made 14 of 18 field goal attempts in the second period, outscoring Colgate 43 to 28.

Colgate(6-9, 0-4) led 45-38 when the Eagles went on a 17-4 run to pull ahead by six with 6:03 remaining.

The Raiders closed to 61-59 following a three-point play by Damon Sherman-Newsome with 1:10 left. Schoof then made a 3-point shot to extend the lead to 64-59. Gardner and Kager combined for five free throws in the final 31 seconds to secure the win.

Ethan Jacobs led Colegate with a career-high 19 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AMER
COLG
Points 69 62
FG Made-Attempted 25-40 (.625) 21-41 (.512)
3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 9-16 (.563)
FT Made-Attempted 14-18 (.778) 11-16 (.688)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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» Jan 11, 2014 AMER 69, @COLG 62Recap
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