Worcester, Massachusetts (AP) – Matt Rogers scored 20 points when the American defeated Holy Cross 60-54 on Monday night.
Colin Smalls scored 19 points in the American (7-18, 3-10 Patriot League), which interrupted a series of five games. Stacey Becton Jr. added six rebounds.
The Holy Cross scored 14 points in the first half, the minimum for the team.
Cyril Luke scored 15 points for the Crusaders (8-17, 6-7). Geral Gates added 14 points and eight rebounds. Bo Montgomery has 11 points.
This season, the Eagles improved 2-0 against the Crusaders. The Americans defeated Holy Cross 67-49 on January 26th.
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