American Defeats Holy Cross 64-61 - Recap
American got 17 points from Stephen Lumpkins as they ran past Holy Cross 64-61 on Sunday at Bender Arena.
American did not, however, defeat Holy Cross against the spread, which closed at 5.5 at most sportsbooks.
John Schoof had 15 points for American and Daniel Munoz chipped in with 14 points. Daniel Munoz had 5 assists for them, while Stephen Lumpkins was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Holy Cross got 19 points from Dave Dudzinski in a losing cause and another 10 points from Phil Beans. Justin Burrell contributed 9 assists for them, while Malcolm Miller had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed American were victorious, as the score was 29-26 at the break.
Holy Cross had a 38-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.