American suffered its worst loss of the season Wednesday, falling 80-66 to Lehigh in the home finale. The loss dropped the Eagles to 14-14, 8-9 in the Patriot League. Thanks to some help, American can still clinch the fourth seed in the Patriot League tournament with a win at Holy Cross Saturday. See below for full postgame video of head coach Mike Brennan and select quotes.
”They’re really good, they’re really good at every spot, and they played harder than us.”
On what’s needed Saturday
”Bounce back. I thought that was the first time we didn’t come out with like a good level of energy. I thought even despite our losses, we’ve played well in our last X amount of games. I thought that was the first time where we looked just low-energy and didn’t play well.”
On Sam Iorio’s scoreless night
”He just didn’t get good looks and they’re good — they did a great job defensively on him. We’ve got to somehow help Sam. He’s got to recognize when he’s open and we’ve got to recognize when he’s open as well.”