WASHINGTON (AP) Colin Smalls' 17 points helped American defeat Patriot League-leading Colgate 61-60 on Saturday night.
Smalls finished 8 of 13 from the field for the Eagles (15-8, 7-5 Patriot League). His jumper with 17 seconds left gave the Eagles a 3-point lead and they held on for the win. Elijah Stephens added 11 points while finishing 5 of 10 from the floor and had three steals.
Oliver Lynch-Daniels finished with 13 points, eight rebounds and three steals for the Raiders (17-8, 11-1). Tucker Richardson added 12 points and six assists for Colgate. Keegan Records finished with 10 points, six rebounds and two steals. The Raiders broke an 11-game winning streak with the loss.