The Great Danes (12-3) have won nine of their past 10 games.
Albany shot 45.5 percent from the field (20 of 44) to the Retrievers' 34.5 percent (19 of 55), and the Great Danes made 20 of 25 free throws to UMBC's 5 of 9. Albany won the rebounding battle 33-24.
The Great Danes led 30-24 at the break, but Albany's Peter Hooley and Black made four free throws each around Sam Rowley's jumper for a 43-28 advantage. After Roseboro knocked down a jumper, Black and Hooley made two foul shots each to lead 47-30 with 11 minutes remaining.
The Big East has joined the ACC, Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association in forming a men's basketball officiating alliance.
Nebraska guard Andrew White, who averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game last season, will transfer from the program and is eligible immediately. What else is on Dickie V's mind this week?
The Cavaliers bring in a top-10 class of four incoming freshmen, so the Class of 2017 will be a small one. Coach Tony Bennett is aiming high.