American vs Colgate

American U. 59, Colgate 58


HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) - Charles Hinkle, American University's only player in double figures, scored 23 points including a clutch 3-pointer with 33 seconds left to lift the Eagles past Colgate 59-58 on Saturday.

Down 57-56 in the game's final minute after Colgate's Mike Venezia put the Raiders up with a 3, American wasn't done yet.

The Eagles (15-8, 6-2 Patriot League) called a timeout and, once back out on the court, got the ball to their leading scorer who drained what would be the game-winner.

The Raiders (7-16, 1-7) had a chance to tie it, but Sterling Melville went 1 of 2 at the charity stripe with 15 seconds left. Colgate got a 3-point attempt off in the final seconds but it wouldn't fall.

Hinkle sank five 3-pointers for American, which has now won two straight games and five of six.

Venezia was Colgate's only player in double figures, finishing with 13 points.

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American Eagles
T. Wroblicky, F102-60-05054
D. Munoz, G331-70-05322
T. Brewer, G323-52-33119
C. Hinkle, G329-190-130223
J. Schoof, G120-10-00110
R. Grafft253-60-04106
B. Jolivette253-80-01017
S. McCormack152-30-02324
W. Simon II110-00-01000
D. Fisher52-20-02004
J. Borucki00-00-01000
Totals 25-572-42991459
Colgate Raiders
N. Pascale, F203-63-55119
B. James, F173-60-03017
P. Moore, G311-66-65029
M. Venezia, G314-74-411113
M. Rolls, G282-40-05014
S. Melville223-81-21128
J. Brandenburg203-70-04206
L. Roh190-12-25002
Y. Gyawu100-10-00000
M. McMullen20-00-00120
C. Johnson00-00-00000
Totals 19-4616-193061058
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