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Navy beats American 77-67 on Abdullah's career night

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Hasan Abdullah scored a career-high 23 points with six rebounds and six assists and Navy scored seven unanswered points in the final 1:17 to beat American 77-67 on Wednesday night.

George Kiernan added 17 points with four 3-pointers for the Midshipmen (8-14, 5-6 Patriot League), who were outscored 46-28 in the paint but made nine 3-pointers to the Eagles' four.

American tied it three times before taking a 49-48 lead on Larry Motuzis' layup with 12:31 to play and the lead traded hands until Kiernan's 3 and layup put Navy up 60-55 with 8:30 left. The Eagles closed to 66-65 on Sa'eed Nelson's layup but Abdullah's bucket sparked an 11-2 run and Navy won going away.

The Midshipmen scored eight straight in the first half and led 33-27 at halftime as neither team had a double-digit lead.

Nelson scored 24 points with nine rebounds and six assists for American (12-10, 6-5), which saw its four-game win streak end. Mark Gasperini added 13 points.

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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 American 12-10 274067
home team logo Navy 8-14 334477
Team Stats
away team logo American 12-10 72.0 PPG 36.7 RPG 13.4 APG
home team logo Navy 8-14 66.5 PPG 41 RPG 12.9 APG
Key Players
0
S. Nelson 19.8 PPG 5.6 RPG 5.2 APG 50.8 FG%
21
G. Kiernan 12.4 PPG 5.3 RPG 1.1 APG 39.2 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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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