Hooley leads Albany past St-Francis-Brooklyn, 71-66
NEW YORK (AP) Chris Hooley scored 19 points and Albany held on to beat St. Francis-Brooklyn 71-66 on Tuesday night.
The Great Danes shot 53.3 percent from the field (24 of 45) and knocked down 6 of 10 from distance and 17 of 21 from the line. Hooley set the standard, hitting 6 of 8 from the field, knocking down his only attempt from beyond the arc and hitting 6 of 8 from the line.
Joe Cremo added 15 points, and Greig Stire and Evan Singletary each added 12 for Albany (10-4).
Chris Hooper got to the basket for a layup to pull St. Francis within three, 69-66 with eight seconds left, but Singletary answered with a pair of free throws and Yunus Hopkinson missed a layup at the buzzer.
Hooper finished with 17 points for the Terriers (4-8), with Hopkinson adding 15 points and Tyreek Jewell pulling down 11 rebounds.
- Albany Great Danes
- Chris Hooper
- Evan Singletary
- Greig Stire
- Joe Cremo
- St. Francis (BKN) Terriers
- Tyreek Jewell
- Yunus Hopkinson