DURHAM, N.H. -- Mike Black tallied 22 points and had six rebounds while Sam Rowley posted his third straight double-double as Albany (N.Y.) beat New Hampshire 68-62 Wednesday night in America East Conference play.
Rowley, in just his third start for the Great Danes (15-4, 4-1), finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Albany, which has won six of its last seven games, handed New Hampshire its seventh consecutive loss.
Chris Matagrano led New Hampshire (4-12, 0-4) with 15 points but Chandler Rhoads, who entered averaging 10.7 points, was held to three on 1-of-9 shooting as the Wildcats fell to 0-9 when opponents shoot over 40 percent. Albany shot 43 percent (22 of 51) from the floor and nailed 21 of 29 free throws.
Albany led 30-16 at halftime. New Hampshire cut it to 38-37 but the Great Danes used an 11-2 run to go back on top for good, 49-39.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.