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American holds off Maryland-Eastern Shore 61-58

WASHINGTON (AP) Sa'eed Nelson had 16 points and four steals, Mark Gasperini added 12 points and American beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 61-58 on Monday.

Ryan Andino hit a long 3-pointer to pull UMES to 53-50 and after American missed a 3, a technical was called on the Eagles bench. Andino made the two free throws and Thomas Rivera sank a corner 3-pointer to cap the five-point possession for a 55-53 lead - UMES's first since 5-2.

Nelson made a reverse layup in transition to tie it at 55-all, UMES missed a jumper and Delante Jones made his first basket of the second half to give American a 57-55 lead.

Jones, a sophomore who averages 56 percent at the line, made two free throws with 21.8 seconds left for a 59-55 lead. UMES turned it over and Charlie Jones made 1 of 2 free throws for a five-point lead with 13 seconds left.

Delante Jones finished with 11 points for American (3-7).

Dontae Caldwell and Andino each scored 13 points for Maryland-Eastern Shore (1-11), which lost its fourth straight.

UMES fell behind 24-11 in the first half but American only scored three points in the final five minutes and the Hawks only trailed 29-25 at the break.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
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%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo Md.-E. Shore 4-23 56.1 PPG 32.5 RPG 11.0 APG
home team logo American 13-11 72.0 PPG 36.8 RPG 13.8 APG
Key Players
1
R. Andino 10.3 PPG 1.5 RPG 0.5 APG 31.9 FG%
0
S. Nelson 19.0 PPG 5.6 RPG 5.5 APG 49.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB