BU Boston University Terriers 74
Boston University Terriers Boston University Overall (7-7)
ATS (0-0)
O/U (0-0)
January 02 2019
- Patriot League Network
AMER American University Eagles 86
American University Eagles American University Overall (7-5)
ATS (0-0)
O/U (0-0)
Final
Money Line Total: Spread ATS
12
Boston University Terriers OFF OFF OFF
2846
American University Eagles OFF OFF OFF
3947
Final
Money Line Total: Spread ATS
BU OFF OFF OFF
AMER OFF OFF OFF
Recap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sa'eed Nelson scored 30 points with four rebounds and six assists as American University beat Boston University 86-74 in a Patriot League opener on Wednesday night.

Nelson was 11 of 16 from the field for the Eagles (7-5). Sam Iorio added 23 points and five rebounds and Mark Gasperini had 12 points.

American trailed 14-7 early in the first half but Nelson worked inside, scoring six points midway to close the gap and Iorio followed with a 3-pointer that sparked a 16-6 run that gave the Eagles a 32-26 edge with 2:42 to go. Another Iorio 3 just before the break made it 39-28 at halftime.

The Eagles led throughout the second half. The Terriers (7-7) cut it to 61-56 with 5:25 to play but could not get closer.

Tyler Scanlon led the Terriers with 18 points. Max Mahoney added 15 and Javante McCoy 14.

Matchup
Terriers Overall
W/L 7-7
ATS 0-0
Pts For 71.1
Pts Against 68.7
Total 0-0
Terriers Away
W/L 4-5
ATS 0-0
Pts For 67.8
Pts Against 70.0
Total 0-0
Last 10 Games
Date Opponent Result ATS O/U
1-2
6:00 PM
at American University L 86-74
12-21
6:00 PM
Bethune-Cookman L 74-66
12-15
12:00 PM
Nicholls State W 75-63
12-13
6:00 PM
at Dartmouth L 78-68
12-4
6:00 PM
Massachusetts-Lowell W 79-60
12-1
1:00 PM
at Elon W 65-58
11-28
6:00 PM
at New Hampshire W 82-53
11-23
1:00 PM
at Rutgers L 54-44
11-21
2:00 PM
at Drexel L 86-67
11-17
1:30 PM
at Eastern Michigan L 80-62
Avg. Points For 68.2
Avg. Points Against 69.2
ATS 0-0
Over/Under 0-0
Eagles Overall
W/L 7-5
ATS 0-0
Pts For 72.5
Pts Against 67.1
Total 0-0
Eagles Home
W/L 4-2
ATS 0-0
Pts For 74.0
Pts Against 63.0
Total 0-0
Last 10 Games
Date Opponent Result ATS O/U
1-2
6:00 PM
Boston University W 86-74
12-29
1:00 PM
at George Washington L 71-67
12-22
11:00 AM
UMES W 82-58
12-18
6:00 PM
Mount St. Mary's L 56-55
12-8
3:00 PM
at Howard L 85-83
12-4
6:00 PM
St. Francis (PA) W 95-82
11-30
6:00 PM
Wagner L 64-58
11-27
6:00 PM
at Virginia Military W 74-64
11-24
12:00 PM
at UMBC W 73-69
11-16
6:00 PM
New Hampshire W 68-44
Avg. Points For 74.1
Avg. Points Against 66.7
ATS 0-0
Over/Under 0-0
Scoring
American University
NameMinFG3 PTFTOff RebRebAstStlBlkTOFouls+/-PTS
Sa'eed Nelson (G) 34:0011-16 68.8%0-1 0%8-9 88.9%1462071030
Sam Iorio (F) 40:009-18 50%3-8 37.5%2-3 66.7%1511210023
Mark Gasperini (F-C) 27:005-6 83.3%0-0 0%2-2 100%0221013012
Larry Motuzis (G) 26:003-3 100%1-1 100%1-1 100%130112408
Stacy Beckton Jr. (G) 24:003-5 60%0-2 0%2-3 66.7%160200308
Marvin Bragg (G) 23:001-3 33.3%1-3 33.3%0-0 0%012000203
Josh Alexander (F) 11:001-1 100%0-0 0%0-0 0%120002402
Jacob Boonyasith (G) 12:000-2 0%0-2 0%0-0 0%011000000
Yilret Yiljep (F) 2:000-0 0%0-0 0%0-2 0%000001200
Cheikh Diallo (G) 1:000-0 0%0-0 0%0-0 0%000000000
Boston University
NameMinFG3 PTFTOff RebRebAstStlBlkTOFouls+/-PTS
Tyler Scanlon (F) 35:005-11 45.5%2-5 40%6-9 66.7%0231042018
Max Mahoney (F) 23:006-6 100%0-0 0%3-4 75%2311123015
Javante McCoy (G) 31:005-11 45.5%2-4 50%0-0 0%1421012012
Alex Vilarino (G) 22:004-7 57.1%0-0 0%2-3 66.7%0030021010
Fletcher Tynen (G-F) 16:004-5 80%0-1 0%0-0 0%032100508
Jordan Guest (F) 14:002-5 40%0-1 0%0-0 0%251102304
Sukhmail Mathon (C) 21:001-1 100%0-0 0%1-2 50%362102203
Garrett Pascoe (G) 18:001-2 50%0-1 0%0-0 0%002001102
Jack Hemphill (F) 9:001-4 25%0-1 0%0-0 0%010001002
Andrew Petcash (G) 6:000-1 0%0-1 0%0-0 0%000000100
Jonas Harper (G) 5:000-0 0%0-0 0%0-0 0%000100100