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 Top Stories

Thumbnail Duke vs. Texas Pick Can No. 1 Duke avoid a letdown performance when it takes on ...
Thumbnail Ohio State vs. Gonzaga Pick A busy day in sports wraps up tonight at 11:59PM ET when No. 17 Gonzaga faces off with Ohio...
Thumbnail Michigan State vs. DePaul Pick Are the Michigan State Spartans going to roll without its best player in the lineup tonight versus the DePaul Blue Demons? Tip-off is at...
Thumbnail Florida vs. Stanford Pick Can No. 7 Florida handle covering a double-digit spread out west when it takes on ...
Thumbnail Rhode Island vs. Seton Hall Pick Can No. 20 Seton Hall pick up a win and cover against Rhode Island when the two meet in the NIT...

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Team Pages