Albany vs New Hampshire

New Hampshire 69, Albany (NY) 64


DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Alvin Abreu scored 21 points and Brian Benson had 19 and 12 rebounds as New Hampshire held off Albany (N.Y.) 69-64 Thursday night.

Abreu was 7 of 13 from the field, knocking down four 3s in the process. Benson was 9 of 10 and made his only 3-point attempt.

New Hampshire (8-15, 3-9 American East Conference) entered halftime trailing 27-25 but opened the second half on an 18-6 run to take a 43-33 lead with 13:29 left to play.

Albany (15-11, 7-5) rallied to tie the game 61-all with 1:53 remaining but Benson made a layup and Ferg Myrick converted a three-point play to seal the victory.

Myrick had 19 for the Wildcats.

The Wildcats had 15 team assists, compared to just six for Albany, and won the rebounding battle 33-28.

Gerardo Suero led Albany with 20 points but struggled from the field, hitting only seven of his 20 attempts.

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Albany Great Danes
L. Devlin, F120-10-22000
B. Metcalf, C236-80-140112
G. Suero, G397-206-844320
M. Black, G315-110-022212
L. Aronhalt, G252-60-02004
J. Guerrier, G-F221-32-25035
J. Puk, C200-10-02020
J. Iati, G132-20-00016
R. Watts, G-F131-31-22013
S. Rowley, F21-10-01002
Total 25-569-152861364
New Hampshire Wildcats
F. Myrick, F357-123-444119
B. Benson, F339-100-0120319
P. Konan, F321-71-26443
A. Abreu, G407-133-430021
C. Rhoads, G382-102-23527
J. Bronner, G150-20-00220
J. Trotman, F70-00-01000
Total 26-549-1233151269
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Stony Brook12-418-14177
New Hamp.10-620-12127
UMass Lowell5-1111-20309
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