Scores

Final

Albany 64

(15-12, 7-6 Am. East)

New Hampshire 69

(9-14, 4-8 Am. East)

Coverage: ESPN3

7:00 PM ET, February 9, 2012

Lundholm Gym, Durham, New Hampshire

1 2 T
ALBY 27 3764
UNH 25 4469

Top Performers

Albany: G. Suero 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

New Hampshire: B. Benson 19 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Blk

New Hampshire 69, Albany (NY) 64

Associated Press

DURHAM, N.H. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALBY
UNH
Points 64 69
FG Made-Attempted 25-56 (.446) 26-54 (.481)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 8-19 (.421)
FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 9-12 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 13

2011-12 Season

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