El Darwich scores 26 as Maine beats Albany 66-62
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Sergio El Darwich scored 26 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Maine held on for a rare win against Albany beating the Great Danes 66-62 on Saturday.
Albany entered the game having beaten Maine five straight times and in 15 of their last 17 meetings.
El Darwich's 3-pointer broke a 14-all tie - and kicked off a 9-0 run - and Maine led the rest of the way. The Black Bears (3-15, 1-2 America East) led 38-28 at halftime and extended the margin to 47-31 with El Darwich making a 3-pointer and a pair of layups in a 9-3 run. Later, Ahmad Clark made two foul shots and added a jumper to get Albany (5-12, 0-2) within single digits (55-48) before Vilgot Larsson and El Darwich made back-to-back 3s.
Clark led Albany with 22 points and Cameron Healy 15.
Updated January 12, 2019