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American 78, Lafayette 67

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Andre Ingram scored a season-high 25 points -- making five 3-pointers -- and American closed the regular season with its fourth straight win, beating Lafayette 78-67 Friday night.

Brayden Billbe scored a career-high 20 points to go with 10 rebounds and Derrick Mercer added a season-high 17 points for the Eagles, (15-13, 7-7), who finished in fourth place in the Patriot League.

Matt Betley scored 17 points to lead last-place Lafayette (9-20, 3-11).

Leading 52-50 with eight minutes left, the Eagles scored the next eight points, including 3-pointer by Ingram and a three-point play by Billbe to go ahead 60-50 with just over six minutes left.

Two minutes later, Ingram hit another 3 and Billbe dunked his putback attempt to extended American's lead to 68-54, its widest of the game. The Leopards never came closer than seven after that.