Scores

Final

American U 75

(3-1, 2-1 away)

Jacksonville 67

(0-3, 0-2 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 22, 2008

    1 2 T
    AMER 31 4475
    JAC 20 4767

    Top Performers

    American University: G. Carr 24 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Jacksonville: B. Smith 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    American U. 75, Jacksonville 67

    Associated Press

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Garrison Carr scored 24 points to lead American to a 75-67 victory over Jacksonville on Saturday night.

    The Eagles (3-1) jumped out to a 10-1 lead over the Dolphins, who failed to score a field goal in the first eight minutes of the game.

    Jacksonville (0-3), coming off a heartbreaking 71-62 loss to No. 22 Georgetown, cut the lead to seven midway through the second half but could get no closer. American shot 15 of 21 from the floor in the second half and made 5 of 7 shots from behind the arc.

    Brian Gilmore added 18 points for the Eagles and Derrick Mercer chipped in with 10.

    Ben Smith led Jacksonville with 18 points. Despite shooting 3 of 12 from the floor, he made 12 of 14 shots from the free throw line. Aric Brooks added 11 points off the bench for Jacksonville.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AMER
    JAC
    Points 75 67
    FG Made-Attempted 24-43 (.558) 21-50 (.420)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-20 (.800) 21-28 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 0

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