Scores

Final

Brown 68

(1-1, 0-0 away)

Albany 77

(1-1, 0-0 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 14, 2011

    Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York

    1 2 T
    BRWN 29 3968
    ALBY 41 3677

    Top Performers

    Brown: M. Sullivan 26 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Albany: G. Suero 29 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Albany (NY) 77, Brown 68

    Associated Press

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Gerard Suero scored 29 points and Logan Aronhalt added 19 points and 13 rebounds as Albany (N.Y.) dominated early and held on to beat Brown 77-68 Monday night.

    Suero scored seven points in the opening 8:07, when the Great Danes (1-1) took an 18-6 lead.

    The Bears (1-1), who trailed 41-29 at halftime, came back in the second half behind Matt Sullivan, who scored 19 of his 26 points in the final 20 minutes. Sullivan hit a pair of 3-pointers and two free throws in a span of 1:02 to cut Albany's lead to 65-60 with 4:17 to play.

    The Great Danes safeguarded their lead by making all eight of their free throws the rest of the way, four by Mike Black.

    Albany held a 42-30 rebounding advantage and shot 49 percent (24 of 49) to Brown's 38.6 percent (22 of 57) in the first-round NIT Season Tip-Off game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BRWN
    ALBY
    Points 68 77
    FG Made-Attempted 22-57 (.386) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-29 (.414) 8-23 (.348)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 21-30 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 15

    2011-12 Season

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