John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports
The American University Eagles lost on Sunday, 68-60, to the Cornell Big Red. Stephen Lumpkins recorded a double-double for the Eagles, scoring 10 points and pulling down a game-high 18 rebounds.
The American University Eagles lost their final non-conference game of the 2012-13 season, falling, 68-60, to the Cornell University Big Red on Sunday afternoon.
American's largest lead of the game was three points, at 24-21 late in the first half. The Big Red rallied quickly, however, taking a three point lead of their own, 27-24, at halftime.
Cornell dominated the second half, widening the lead to as many as 16 points. American made a charge down the stretch, but the Eagles could get no closer than four points in the final minutes.
American wraps up non-conference play with a 5-10 record. With the win, Cornell moves to 7-9 on the season.
The Eagles begin Patriot League conference play Saturday, Jan. 12, on the road against Colgate. That 2 p.m. ET game will be broadcast on the radio by 1050 AM. American's next home game is Jan. 16 against Lehigh at 7:30 p.m. ET.