American @ Army West Point
Current Records: American 12-3; Army West Point 9-8
What to Know
The Army West Point Black Knights and the American Eagles will face off in a Patriot clash at 6 p.m. ET Jan. 11 at Christl Arena. The teams split their matchups last year, with Army winning the first 76-66 at home and American taking the second 83-67.
It was close but no cigar for the Black Knights as they fell 77-75 to the Colgate Raiders on Monday. A silver lining for Army was the play of guard Jalen Rucker, who had 22 points and five assists.
Speaking of close games: the Boston University Terriers typically have all the answers at home, but on Sunday American proved too difficult a challenge. American skirted past the Terriers 76-74.
Barring any buzzer beaters, Army is expected to win a tight contest Wednesday. But bettors beware: they are only 3-6 against the spread when favored.
The Black Knights are now 9-8 while the Eagles sit at 12-3. A couple offensive stats to keep an eye on: Army ranks 21st in college basketball when it comes to field goal percentage, with 48.60% on the season. But American is even better: they enter the contest with a 49.50% field goal percentage, good for 13th best in college basketball. This one is shaping up to be an exciting offensive shootout.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET
- Where: Christl Arena -- West Point, New York
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $21.00
The Black Knights are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Eagles, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Black Knights as a 1-point favorite.
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Army West Point have won eight out of their last 14 games against American.
- Feb 19, 2022 - American 83 vs. Army West Point 67
- Jan 19, 2022 - Army West Point 76 vs. American 66
- Mar 06, 2021 - Army West Point 89 vs. American 66
- Feb 08, 2020 - American 72 vs. Army West Point 62
- Jan 08, 2020 - American 68 vs. Army West Point 60
- Feb 24, 2019 - American 77 vs. Army West Point 66
- Feb 09, 2019 - American 71 vs. Army West Point 68
- Feb 03, 2018 - Army West Point 82 vs. American 70
- Jan 08, 2018 - Army West Point 58 vs. American 54
- Feb 28, 2017 - Army West Point 74 vs. American 58
- Feb 11, 2017 - American 61 vs. Army West Point 58
- Jan 14, 2017 - Army West Point 53 vs. American 49
- Feb 13, 2016 - Army West Point 65 vs. American 59
- Jan 17, 2016 - Army West Point 65 vs. American 45