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American vs Howard

Howard 55, American U. 50

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Mike Phillips led the way with 19 points and 12 rebounds to help Howard rally late to beat American University 55-50 Tuesday night in nonconference play.

Calvin Thompson added 12 points for the Bison (2-7).

Trailing 46-43 at the 4:58 mark in the second half, Howard (2-7) closed out American with a 12-4 run to end the game.

Down three, Phillips hit a jumper to cut American's (3-5) lead to one, 46-45, but Tony Wroblicky answered with a jumper to push the Eagles' lead back to three, 48-45, with four minutes left to play.

Phillips responded, hitting back-to-back jumpers to give Howard a 49-48 lead with at the 1:59 mark.

Mike Bersch's tip-in with 45 seconds remaining put American within one, 51-50, but Thompson and Simuel Frazier went 6 for 6 on free throws in the last two minutes to seal the victory for the Bison.

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Scoreboard
American (3-5)262450
Howard (2-7) «243155
 
American Eagles
S. Lumpkins, F374-112-481110
M. Bersch, F292-80-03434
T. Wroblicky, C284-70-03028
J. Schoof, G403-60-01138
D. Munoz, G334-80-024311
A. Carroll211-40-04323
D. Fisher123-30-01016
Totals 21-472-423131550
 44.7%50% 
Howard Bison
M. Phillips, F398-163-6120019
A. Leary, C293-41-22027
C. Thompson, G353-114-452212
S. Frazier, G341-62-24535
P. Okoroh, G312-60-24314
T. Boyomo120-00-02010
T. Lee111-30-03013
A. Dickerson62-50-00005
B. Ford30-10-00000
Totals 20-5210-1637101055
 38.5%62.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Boston U.15-324-11
American13-520-13
Holy Cross12-620-14
Bucknell11-716-14
Army10-815-16
Lehigh7-1114-18
Colgate6-1213-18
Loyola-Md.6-1211-19
Lafayette6-1211-20
Navy4-149-21

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
N.C. Central16-128-6
Hampton13-418-13
Norfolk St.11-519-15
Morgan St.11-515-16
Savannah St.10-612-19
Florida A&M8-814-18
Coppin St.7-912-20
Delaware St.5-119-21
S.C. State5-119-21
N.C. A&T5-119-23
Howard5-118-25
Beth.-Cook.5-117-25
Md.-E. Shore4-126-24
 
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