Freshman Jose Placer scored 22 points and Ricky Council II made a game-winning 3-pointer with nine seconds remaining in overtime to give UMBC a 65-64 comeback victory over Albany on Saturday.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/9L 72-68
- 11/14L 71-61
- 11/17W 75-66
- 11/19ONEW 79-62
- 11/20L 69-65
- 11/23L 79-70
- 11/29L 80-77
- 11/30L 91-77
- 12/8W 82-63
- 12/11L 71-63
- 12/15L 61-52
- 12/18L 73-43
- 12/20W 77-67
- 12/28L 70-68
- 12/31W 79-74
- 1/5L 80-51
- 1/12L 66-62
- 1/16L 84-72
- 1/19L 65-64
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Obadiah Noel scored 22 points and led five players in double-figure scoring as UMass Lowell rallied in the second half to beat Albany 84-72 on Wednesday night.
- Villanova lands Albany grad transfer Cremo
- FSU adds grad transfer Nichols from Albany
- Albany Great Danes losing top two scorers
- Albany suspends coaches 1 game for violation
Highly regarded graduate transfer Joe Cremo of Albany will play for defending champion Villanova next season.
Graduate transfer David Nichols has left Albany and will join Florida State.
Joe Cremo and David Nichols, the top two scorers on the Albany men's basketball team, have decided not to return to the university for their final year of eligibility.
A Level III recruiting violation has led to the NCAA suspending University at Albany coach Will Brown and associate head coach Jon Iati for one game apiece.
John Gasaway ESPN Insider
The nation's longest win streak is on the line in the America East final on ESPN2 at 11 ET. Vermont's won 20 straight, but Albany stands between John Becker's team and an NCAA bid. Playing on their home floor, Anthony Lamb and UVM will try to contain David Nichols. The sophomore erupted for 40 points in the Great Danes' quarterfinal win over Hartford.
The America East tournament begins on March 1 and continues on the 6th and 11th. Check out the conference tournament bracket and check back for updates as title games from each conference go final.
Picks: College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon
C.L. Brown doesn't think Cincinnati will have much trouble with Albany (7 p.m. ET, ESPNU) in the first game of the ninth annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. Tip-Off predictions
Marist replaces Albany on Duke's basketball schedule, after governor's executive order bans publicly funded, non-essential travel to North Carolina.
Watch: Former college stars play for $2 million
Overseas Elite, a team comprised primarily of former college stars playing professionally in other countries trails underdog Team Colorado 46-36 at halftime in the championship game of The Basketball Tournament. Can Elite make a comeback with $2 million on the line? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has joined the clamor against North Carolina's House Bill 2, telling USA Today Sports the bill that directly affects LGBT people is "embarrassing."
Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer
In response to Albany being banned by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo from going to play Duke due to North Carolina's HB2 law, Duke athletic director Kevin White told ESPN Thursday, "It's most unfortunate. As an institution, if not personally, we have gone on the record indicating that our state position on this (HB2) is very troubling, if not embarrassing.''
Duke has an opening on its men's basketball schedule because of the North Carolina law that affects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
No. 3 seeds from Big 12 have struggled
West Virginia became the fourth No. 3 seed from the Big 12 to lose in the round of 64 over the past two seasons.
No. 2 seed goes down in America East
No. 7 seed Hartford took control of the game early, and was able to take down No. 2 seed Albany 68-59 in the quarterfinals. Pancake Thomas led the Hawks with 16 points. Box score
Watch: America East quarterfinals
No. 2 seed Albany begins its quest for an NCAA tournament bid. No. 7 seed Hartford stands in the way. Live on ESPN3
Welcome to Lexington, Jamal Murray
Jamal Murray, one of Kentucky's many talented freshmen this season, is all alone to slam home two easy points against Albany.
Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer
Raise your hand if you picked Derek Willis to lead Kentucky in scoring in the first half of the opener. He's the catalyst right now for the Wildcats, who have a 38-27 lead over Albany. He's 4-for-5, 2-for-3 from beyond the arc and 4-for-4 from the charity stripe.