BANGOR, Maine — Adam Lulka had 14 points and nine rebounds as Albany got past Maine 63-54 on Sunday in men’s basketball action at the Cross Insurance Center.
Cameron Healy had 16 points for Albany (9-17, 4-7 America East conference). Ahmad Clark added 13 points and seven assists. Devonte Campbell had 11 points for the visiting team.
Andrew Fleming had 14 points for the Black Bears (5-22, 3-9), who have now lost four consecutive games. Isaiah White added 11 points. Dennis Ashley had 10 points.
The Great Danes leveled the America East season series against the Black Bears with the win. Maine defeated Albany 66-62 on Jan. 12. Both teams take on Stony Brook the next time they take the floor. Albany remains on the road for its matchup against the Seawolves on Thursday, while Maine visits Stony Brook on Saturday.
Both teams traded points to start the second half, as the league rivals tied each other four times over the course of the first seven and a half minutes. After Maine took a one-point lead at 48-47 on a Vilgot Larsson 3-pointer with 6:46 left in regulation, Albany scored 10 unanswered points to take a pivotal nine-point lead at 57-48 with 3:08 left.
The Great Danes made 8-of-23 from long range, compared to the Black Bears’ 3-of-12 mark. Albany also got to the line five more times than Maine, sinking 11-of-13 to Maine’s 5-of-8 from the stripe.