Duquesne vs Albany

Albany (NY) 69, Duquesne 66

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - John Puk scored a career-high 14 points, including a key dunk with 47 seconds left, and Albany beat Duquesne 69-66 Friday night in each team's season opener.

Puk's dunk extended the Great Danes' lead to 69-65, and though a Derrick Colter free throw pulled Duquesne back within a possession, the Dukes could not close the gap.

Puk added eight rebounds to his stat line in 17 minutes of play.

The lead changed hands eight times in the second half, with Albany taking the final lead on Mike Black's 3-pointer with 2:14 to play. Black led the Great Danes with 15 points and four assists.

The season-opening win is the first for Albany since 2006-07, the last time it appeared in the NCAA tournament.

Colter, a freshman making his debut, finished with 17 points, and classmate Quevyn Winters had 15 points and 11 rebounds in his first game.

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Scoreboard
Duquesne (0-1)343266
Albany (1-0) «373269
 
Duquesne Dukes
K. Pantophlet, F212-40-01005
J. Jones, F171-40-02132
A. Marhold, C371-42-29114
D. Colter, G335-126-1133217
S. Johnson, G323-133-43229
J. Jones213-70-02018
Q. Winters196-90-1110215
M. Binney100-20-01110
M. Abele41-23-31005
P. Torres40-11-22001
D. Martin20-00-00010
Totals 22-5815-233981366
 37.9%65.2% 
Albany Great Danes
J. Guerrier, F262-52-20138
B. Metcalf, F131-20-02232
J. Puk, C177-90-080314
J. Iati, G363-70-03239
M. Black, G356-151-214215
S. Rowley264-93-372311
L. Devlin213-80-04026
P. Hooley160-40-04200
D. Evans61-10-02012
G. Johnson21-10-00022
D. Wiegmann20-00-01000
Totals 28-616-735132269
 45.9%85.7% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Saint Louis13-327-7
VCU12-426-9
Geo. Wash.11-524-9
Saint Joes11-524-10
UMass10-624-9
Dayton10-626-11
Richmond8-819-14
La Salle7-915-16
St. Bona.6-1018-15
Rhode Island5-1114-18
Duquesne5-1113-17
George Mason4-1211-20
Fordham2-1410-21

America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Vermont15-122-11
Stony Brook13-323-11
Hartford10-617-16
Albany9-719-15
UMass-Lowell8-810-18
UMBC5-119-21
Binghamton4-127-23
Maine4-126-23
New Hamp.4-126-24
 
Other games
LEHIGH 77 Final
BAYLOR 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
SALAB 76 Final
FSU 71
MIAOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHIOST 0 Canc.
MARQET 0
GWEBB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRYANT 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KANSAS 74
NTEXAS 51 Final
CREIGH 71
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SUTAH 65 Final
GONZAG 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
INDST 59 Final
UCLA 86