Men's Basketball Set to Take on Florida Atlantic on Saturday

Daniel Munoz
Daniel Munoz

Media Information
American (0-3) vs. Florida Atlantic (1-1)
Date and Location: Saturday, November 21, 2009, 12:00 p.m. - Bender Arena, Washington, D.C.
Radio: Federal News Radio 1050AM - Dan Laing (Play-By-Play), Dave Ross (Analyst)
Web: Eagles Vision TV
Game Notes

The American University men’s basketball team will take on Florida Atlantic on Saturday, November 21, in the third game of its current five-game homestand. Tipoff from Bender Arena is slated for 12:00 p.m. The first 2,000 fans in attendance on Saturday will receive a free American men’s basketball schedule magnet courtesy of Corporate Partner RCN. The Eagles are 1-0 all-time against Florida Atlantic, having defeated the Owls 80-72 in Bender Arena on Dec. 18, 1990.

American lost to Mount St. Mary’s on Wednesday night, 73-62, despite a double-double performance by sophomore forward Stephen Lumpkins. Lumpkins posted a career-high 17 points and career-best 12 rebounds, recording the first double-double of his career. He was complimented by classmate Riley Grafft who also scored a career-high 17 points and freshman Mike Bersch who put up 14 points off the bench.

American University Presents: Eye on the Eagles returns for a second season on Comcast SportsNet. Eye on the Eagles is a monthly 30-minute television show which takes an in-depth look at American University Athletics. This season’s first episode will air on Sunday, November 29, at 10 a.m. and the second will air on Sunday, December 27, at 10 a.m. Eye on the Eagles is also available by accessing video-on-demand on Comcast, Verizon and Cox cable systems.

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