American vs UMBC Final: 63-61 - Recap

American vs UMBC Final: 63-61 - Recap

American grabbed a 63-61 win over UMBC on Thursday, behind a 22-point effort from Darius Gardner at Bender Arena.

American got 15 points from John Schoof and another 12 points from Kyle Kager. Darius Gardner contributed 4 assists, while Tony Wroblicky cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

UMBC got 12 points from Chase Plummer in a losing cause and another 8 points from Joey Getz. Rodney Elliott contributed 4 assists for them, while Chase Plummer had 12 rebounds.

American led at halftime, 26-24.

American won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-43.