American squares up against Longwood

American (2-1) vs. Longwood (2-1)

Willett Hall, Farmville, Virginia; Friday, 5 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Longwood faces American in an early season matchup. American fell short in a 79-57 game at Georgetown on Tuesday. Longwood is coming off a 93-47 home win against Mid-Atlantic Christian on Sunday.

SUPER SENIORS: American’s Stacy Beckton Jr., Josh Alexander and Connor Nelson have combined to account for 49 percent of all Eagles points this season.SOLID STACY: Beckton has connected on 46.2 percent of the 13 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 6 for 13 over the last three games. He’s also made 72.7 percent of his free throws this season.

DID YOU KNOW: Longwood is ranked first among Big South teams with an offensive rebound percentage of 39.1 percent. The Lancers have averaged 16.7 offensive boards per game.


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