South Carolina State vs Albany

Albany (NY) 70, SC State 61

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Jacob Iati scored 21 points as Albany won its sixth straight game, beating South Carolina State 70-61 Wednesday night for a nonconference victory.

The win was Albany's second against the Bulldogs (4-6) this season after the Great Danes (9-2) took an 83-55 decision Nov. 20.

Iati was 7-of-13 shooting from 3-point range, setting a career high for attempts and tying his career best for makes. Mike Black backed the effort with 18 points, hitting 8 of 9 from the free-throw line.

Albany's six-game winning streak is the program's longest since the 2006-07 team won eight in a row.

The Bulldogs scored first and led until Iati hit a 3-pointer to put Albany up 34-33 with 18:13 left in the second half.

Peter Hooley's 3-pointer with 11:05 left sparked a 12-5 run to put Albany up 53-47. Iati's 3 and Black's two foul shots iced the victory in the final minute.

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South Carolina State Bulldogs
M. Hezekiah, F359-130-081018
D. Palmer, F152-51-20127
K. Toombs, G392-80-04545
A. Adams, G334-120-02538
P. Myers, G252-62-22017
S. Mitchell232-40-05015
L. Radovic180-20-03130
C. Campbell114-70-010311
D. Youmans10-00-00000
Totals 25-573-431131761
 43.9%75% 
Albany Great Danes
B. Metcalf, F282-40-25134
J. Guerrier, F131-50-03002
J. Puk, C334-91-26119
J. Iati, G387-140-031021
M. Black, G354-118-944318
P. Hooley272-57-824212
S. Rowley161-32-28044
D. Evans70-20-00000
L. Devlin30-00-00000
Totals 21-5318-2336111370
 39.6%78.3% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-222-7193
Norfolk St.12-415-15254
Morgan St.11-414-14314
Hampton10-513-15308
Savannah St.9-612-16317
Md.-E. Shore8-711-19294
S.C. State7-810-18281
Coppin St.7-88-22329
Delaware St.6-99-21330
Beth.-Cook.5-108-21347
Howard5-108-22340
Florida A&M5-107-21349
N.C. A&T0-152-28351

America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont16-026-547
Stony Brook12-417-12160
New Hamp.10-619-11138
Albany10-619-12145
UMBC9-718-11170
UMass Lowell5-1111-20300
Hartford4-129-22327
Binghamton3-1312-19307
Maine3-137-24322
 
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SAV 45 Final
OHST 85