|Mount St. Mary's defeats American 57-52|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 01 December 2008 18:41|
The Mount (3-2) trailed by as many as nine in the first half, scoring just two points through the first 9 1/2 minutes. The Mount took a 49-39 lead with 4:31 remaining when Goode capped a 7-0 run with a 3-pointer and a transition layup.
American (4-3) went on an 11-3 run while The Mount went more than four minutes without a field goal and cut the deficit to 52-50 with 33 seconds left on Derrick Mercer's two free throws. The Eagles had a chance to tie the game with 20 seconds remaining, but Nick Hendra threw away a short inbounds pass. The Mount made four foul shots to seal the win.
Brian Gilmore scored 15 to lead American.