|Recap - American Defeats Navy 71-63|
Sa'eed Nelson scored 25 points for American on Wednesday, leading them to a 71-63 victory over Navy at Bender Arena.
Laurynas Motuzis had 12 points for American and Mark Gasperini chipped in with 12 points. Sam Iorio had 4 assists for them, while Sam Iorio was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Navy got a 17-point performance from George Kiernan, who was supported by 16 points from Evan Wieck. Hasan Abdullah had 5 assists in a losing cause for Navy, while George Kiernan grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed American were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Navy won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-25.
Next game, American takes its act on the road to face Bucknell looking for another win. For Navy, they head home to face Boston University.