@AU_MBasketball Rolls Past New Hampshire, 68-44

Sa'eed Nelson

WASHINGTONSa'eed Nelson led the American University men's basketball team to a 24-point win over New Hampshire, 68-44, on Friday evening in the home opener. 

Postgame Notes

  • With the win, American has won its second straight home opener and third since the 2014-15 season. 
  • Stacy Beckton Jr. finished with a career-best 12 points and three blocks.
  • Sam Iorio had nine points and four rebounds.
  • American led 45-23 at the half and shot 56 percent from the field.
  • In the second, American took its largest lead (62-34) with 6:14 left on a layup and the first collegiate basket by Josh Alexander.
  • American outrebounded the Wildcats, 41-38. 
  • UNH was led by Elijah Jordan with 14 points. Marque Maultsby had seven points and 11 rebounds off the bench. Jayden Martinez had eight points and 10 rebounds. 


  • American will travel to UMBC on Nov. 24 at 1 p.m. on ESPN+


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