Miller leads Howard past American 71-54
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) James Miller scored 30 points on 11-for-16 shooting, Damon Collins added 19 points and Solomon Mangham had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Howard won its first game of the year beating American 71-54 on Saturday.
Miller's jumper and layup and free throw by Mangham gave Howard (1-5) a 9-8 lead. The Bison went on to outscore American 20-4 over the next five minutes.
Howard led 32-26 at the half, and a Miller layup with 15:36 to go gave Howard a double-digit lead for the rest of the contest. Collins' layup with 6:54 to go gave Howard a 57-35 lead.
Sa'eed Nelson led American (1-6) with 18 points and Delante Jones and Mark Gasperini each scored 12 for the Eagles.
Howard has been without James Daniel III who suffered a high ankle sprain in the preseason and has yet to play. The preseason MEAC Player of the Year is scheduled to be back in two to three weeks.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|