ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Sam Rowley's go-ahead jumper with 14 seconds left proved the difference Saturday night as Albany beat Maine 50-49 in the quarterfinals of the America East tournament.
A 12-0 run put Albany (22-10) ahead 46-44 with 2:20 left. Justin Edwards' layup put the Black Bears (11-19) back ahead 48-46 with 1:23 remaining, and after Rowley made a layup, Mike Allison's foul shot put Maine up 49-48 with 40 seconds left.
Rowley hit his layup with 14 seconds left for the final margin - Edwards missed a layup try with 5 seconds remaining.
Rowley scored Albany's final eight points and had 16 of his 19 points in the second half.
The Great Danes' Mike Black had nine points and became the 44th America East player to surpass 1,500 points.
Maine's season ended on its fourth straight loss. The Black Bears have dropped nine consecutive tournament games dating to 2005.

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Arizona State vs. UCLA Pick Should No. 3 UCLA have any trouble in disposing of Arizona State when the two meet up tonight at 11PM ET?
Thumbnail Maryland vs. Iowa Prediction The Iowa Hawkeyes are a small home favorite tonight against Maryland in Big Ten play. Will they cover?
Thumbnail Arizona vs. USC Pick Can No. 14 Arizona handle being a road favorite against a 16-win USC team when the two meet up tonight at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Clemson vs. Louisville Pick Will No. 12 Louisvilleadd another big loss to Clemson’scurrent losing streak? Here’s our thoughts on today’s 9PM ET contest.
Thumbnail Virginia vs. Boston College Pick Will No. 16 Virginia handle its business on the road when it travels to face Boston College tonight at 8PM...

NCAAB Team Pages