Albany, N.Y. 76, Binghamton 37

Mike Black scored 15 points and Albany defeated Binghamton 76-37

on Thursday night for the Great Danes’ largest margin of victory

since moving to the NCAA Division I level in the 1999-2000


Albany (10-12, 3-4 America East Conference) never trailed and

led 39-13 at halftime as Tim Ambrose single-handedly outscored the

Bearcats with 14 points.

Binghamton (6-13, 3-3), which has lost three games in a row,

shot 4 for 30 from the field in the first half (13.3 percent) and

finished 12 for 57 (21.1 percent).

Albany led by at least 30 points the final 5:13 to win its

second straight game after a four-game skid.

The Great Danes shot 49.1 percent from the floor (27 of 55) and

outscored the Bearcats 20-2 in the paint. Albany was 11 of 27 from

beyond the arc compared to 1 of 18 for Binghamton.

Mahamoud Jabbi had 14 points and 13 rebounds for the