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Eye on the Eagles Episode 1: Catching up on AU men’s basketball with Coach Greenman

(08/24/20 11:17am)

American University assistant men's basketball Coach Scott Greenman joins host Jon Kolodny for the inaugural episode of the Eye on the Eagles podcast to discuss his background, the Princeton offense, the frustrating finish to last season, expectations for this season, how the team is coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and much more.

Men’s basketball celebrates victory after Nelson breaks all-time record

(02/29/20 4:21am)

It’s Wednesday night at Bender Arena and AU is ready to play against the Lafayette Leopards. There are 1,017 fans in attendance. It appears to be a regular midweek Patriot League matchup, except it isn’t. On this particular night, AU is looking for a win to stay in the hunt for the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Patriot League Tournament, and senior point guard Sa’eed Nelson needs just two points to pass Russell “Boo” Bowers for AU men’s basketball’s all-time scoring record.

In home opener, AU men’s basketball starts hot, falters late

(11/11/19 2:14pm)

In its first home game of the season, the AU men’s basketball team came out of the locker room looking invincible. The team sprinted out to a 16-point lead early in the first half, but wasn’t able to maintain it. The Eagles suffered its second straight loss, this one to the William & Mary Tribe, 79-70 on Friday night in Bender Arena.

From North Jersey to Northwest D.C.

(11/04/19 3:19pm)

Two years ago, Jamir Harris was playing college basketball on the biggest stage imaginable. During the frigid Minneapolis winter, the North Jersey product would take the floor 28 times for the Minnesota Golden Gophers of the Big Ten. Every game, he would play in front of over 10,000 fans, and he would go up against names like Carsen Edwards, Kevin Huerter, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Duncan Robinson, all of whom are now NBA players.

Previewing men’s basketball’s non-conference schedule

(09/01/19 10:20pm)

AU men’s basketball concluded its 2018-2019 campaign with a 15-15 record, marking the first time the program achieved a .500 record since 2014-2015. Now, the Eagles enter a critical year for the program, as AU legend and starting point guard Sa’eed Nelson will graduate this spring. This preview of the Eagles’ non-conference schedule is the first of two, with the Patriot League preview coming in December.