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Iorio's career night, American tops St. Francis (Pa.) 95-82

WASHINGTON (AP) Sam Iorio hit seven 3-pointers, scored 33 points, both career highs, leading five into double-figure scoring and American held off St. Francis (Pa.) 95-82 Tuesday night, its highest-scoring game this season.

Sa'eed Nelson added 17 points with 12 assists and Mark Gasperini scored 14 with seven assists. Larry Motzius added 15 points.

American (5-2) started quickly, Marvin Bragg scoring after St. Francis missed the first shot of the game, and jumped out 7-0 lead on a Nelson drive and the first of Iorio's 3s. The Eagles led by as many as 23 in the first half, 50-30 at the break.

St. Francis cut the lead down to five points, 66-61 with a 27-12 run over 10 minutes of the second half. Bragg nailed a 3-pointer to blunt the run and spark a 12-0 surge for American.

The Red Flash (3-4) got as close as nine by the two-minute mark but Iorio blocked a 3-point attempt from Keith Braxton, Nelson grabbed the board and kicked it to Iorio at the other end for his seventh and final 3 with 30 seconds left.

Isaiah Blackmon led St. Francis with 22 points, Braxton and Jamaal King scored 16 each. Braxton had 14 rebounds.

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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
12T
away team logo St. Fran.-Pa. 3-5 305282
home team logo American 5-2 504595
Team Stats
away team logo St. Fran.-Pa. 3-5 76.3 PPG 40.9 RPG 12.5 APG
home team logo American 5-2 72.0 PPG 36.7 RPG 13.4 APG
Key Players
13
K. Braxton 16.0 PPG 9.8 RPG 3.8 APG 45.7 FG%
0
S. Nelson 19.8 PPG 5.6 RPG 5.2 APG 50.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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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