Albany (NY) 76, Maine 68
Gerardo Suero scored 28 points and Albany (N.Y.) defeated Maine
76-68 Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak and sweep the
The Black Bears led 14-9 early, with Alasdair Fraser scoring his
team’s first 12 points. The Great Danes (16-12, 8-6 America East
Conference) then rattled off 12 straight points to lead 21-14 en
route to a 36-25 halftime lead.
Maine (11-13, 5-8) could get no closer than seven after that,
the last time at 45-38 with 15:55 left. Luke Devlin then hit a
3-pointer to spark an 8-0 Albany run.
Devlin added 13 points and Mike Black 11 for the Great Danes,
who edged the Black Bears 76-75 on Jan. 14.
Fraser scored 21 and Gerald McLemore 19 for Maine, which has
lost three in a row. McLemore hit four 3-pointers to set the school
record for career treys, surpassing Kevin Reed’s 311. He now has