US Army hosts Army after Rucker’s 29-point game


Army Black Knights (13-14, 7-8 Patriot) vs. American Eagles (7-19, 3-11 Patriot)

Washington; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Army takes on the American Eagles after Jalen Rucker scored 29 points in Army’s 100-90 loss to the Colgate Raiders.

The Eagles are 4-5 at home. American is giving up 72.0 points and was outscored by 8.9 points per game.

The Black Knights went 7-8 against opponents Patriot. Army is 2-3 in one possession games.

The teams are playing for the second time this season in the Patriot game. The Black Knights won the last meeting 76-66 on January 19. Rucker scored 25 points to help lead the Black Knights to victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Elijah Stephens is averaging 6.2 points for the Eagles. Stacy Beckton Jr. is averaging 12.8 points over the last 10 games for American.

Rucker is shooting 40.3 percent and averaging 16.6 points for the Black Knights. Chris Mann is averaging 0.9 3-pointers over Army’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Eagles: 2-8, averaged 61.0 points, 26.6 rebounds, 10.6 assists, 6.4 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 43.9% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 66.2 points per game.

Black Knights: 3-7, averaging 67.0 points, 30.3 rebounds, 12.1 assists, 7.5 steals and 1.7 blocks per game while shooting 43.1 percent from the field. Their opponents average 70.4 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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