Scores

Final OT

Albany 88

(4-5, 2-2 away)

Siena 82

(2-5, 1-0 MAAC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 4, 2010

    1 2 OT T
    ALBY 38 34 1688
    SIE 30 42 1082

    Top Performers

    Albany: T. Ambrose 27 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Siena: R. Rossiter 28 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    Albany, N.Y. 88, Siena 82

    Associated Press

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mike Black scored five straight points in overtime, including the go-ahead basket, as Albany (N.Y.) defeated Siena 88-82 in overtime on Saturday night to win the annual Albany Cup matchup for the first time since 2004.

    Tim Ambrose had 27 points and Logan Aronhalt added 24 for the Great Danes (4-5) in a game that featured 18 lead changes, including seven in overtime.

    Albany led 38-30 at halftime, then Siena (2-5) rallied from a 12-point deficit in the second half, taking the lead at 70-69 with 2:23 to go.

    Aronhalt made a free throw to tie the game at 72, and Siena's Ryan Rossiter missed a 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left to end regulation.

    In overtime, Black's points pushed Albany ahead 83-79, then Rossiter, who finished with 28 points and 13 rebounds, made it 83-82 on a three-point play.

    The Great Danes made 5 of 6 free throws in the final 29 seconds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALBY
    SIE
    Points 88 82
    FG Made-Attempted 30-62 (.484) 29-65 (.446)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 7-28 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-37 (.649) 17-21 (.810)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 4

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