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Black lifts Albany over New Hampshire 68-62
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013

DURHAM, N.H. (AP)—Mike Black tallied 22 points and had six rebounds while Sam Rowley posted his third straight double-double as Albany (N.Y.) beat New Hampshire 68-62 Wednesday night in America East Conference play.

Rowley, in just his third start for the Great Danes (15-4, 4-1), finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Albany, which has won six of its last seven games, handed New Hampshire its seventh consecutive loss.

Chris Matagrano led New Hampshire (4-12, 0-4) with 15 points but Chandler Rhoads, who entered averaging 10.7 points, was held to three on 1-of-9 shooting as the Wildcats fell to 0-9 when opponents shoot over 40 percent. Albany shot 43 percent (22 of 51) from the floor and nailed 21 of 29 free throws.

Albany led 30-16 at halftime. New Hampshire cut it to 38-37 but the Great Danes used an 11-2 run to go back on top for good, 49-39.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Albany
Mike Black Mike Black
7-12,  22 Pts
6 Rebs, 4 Assists
 New Hampshire
Chris Matagrano Chris Matagrano
6-9,  15 Pts
4 Rebs, 0 Assists

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