CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Malcolm Hill scored 13 points as No. 24 Illinois defeated American 70-55 on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jesse Reed scored 18 points, including four 3-pointers, as American University defeated St. Francis (Pa.) 49-46 on Monday night.
Mike Brennan directed American to the NCAA Tournament in his first season as head coach. That level of March Madness success only enhanced the basketball team's big men on campus status.
Matchup: American University (19-12, 13-5 Atlantic 10) at Boston University (24-9, 15-3)
March Madness is truly here. Conference tournaments have begun, including the Patriot League. American jumps into action in the quarterfinal round on Wednesday. Here's what you need to know...