BOSTON – Darius “Pee Wee” Gardner scored 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting Wednesday to lead American University past Boston University, 55-36, in the championship game of the Patriot League Tournament. The Eagles (20-12) receive an automatic bid into next week’s NCAA Tournament.
Tony Wroblicky added 15 points and eight rebounds to help American capture the Patriot title for the first time since consecutive championships in 2008 and 2009.
Scott Graham and Kyle Macy called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Pee Wee Gardner’s 3-pointer lifted American to a 24-16 lead.)
(Tony Wroblicky’s blocked shot leads to Jesse Reed’s fastbreak layup and a 35-24 advantage.)
(Charlie Jones’ layin gives AU a 14-point lead with 2:41 to play.)
(A smothering defensive effort leads American to the Patriot League championship.)
(Postgame recap from Scott Graham and Kyle Macy.)
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