Albany (NY) beats UMBC 78-69 behind Campbell’s 25
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Devonte Campbell scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, David Nichols added 18 points, and Albany (NY) beat UMBC 78-69 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.
Trailing 31-28 at halftime, Campbell and Dallas Ennema each hit 3-pointers and Albany led 47-40 after an 11-0 run early in the second half. The Great Danes twice led by 10 and by a game-high 11, 67-55, on Costa Anderson’s free throw with 2:27 to play.
UMBC closed to 74-69 on Elliott’s 30-foot 3-pointer with 33 seconds left, but got no closer. Anderson and Campbell each made a pair of free throws to ice it for Albany.
Travis Charles scored 11 points for Albany (17-11, 8-5 America East), which outrebounded the Retrievers 38-30 and got 22 second-chance points off of 16 offensive rebounds.
Jourdan Grant scored 15 for UMBC (16-10, 7-6), which lost its third straight.