ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -Brian Lillis and Brian Connelly each scored 12 points to lead Albany in a 75-57 victory over Sacred Heart Sunday.
The Great Danes, who have won four in a row, are off to their best start with a 4-1 record since the 1996-97 campaign.
Sacred Heart (0-6) led 44-42 after Corey Hassan made a pair of free throws with 12:18 remaining.
Albany responded with 12 of the game's next 13 points to go ahead for good. Tim Ambrose ignited that stretch with five of his nine points.
Albany's Brett Gifford pushed his team's lead to double figures by scoring off an offensive rebound with 3:37 to play. The Great Danes, who made 26 of 34 from the free throw line, padded their margin by netting 13 of their final 17 points from the charity stripe.
Drew Shubik had 12 points for the Pioneers, who were held to 28-percent shooting in the second half on 7-of-25 attempts. Brice Brooks and Hassan added nine points apiece.
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