Scores

Final

Hartford 56

(5-10, 0-1 Am. East)

Albany 81

(7-7, 1-0 Am. East)

7:00 PM ET, January 4, 2014

SEFCU Arena, Guilderland, New York

1 2 T
HART 30 2656
ALBY 39 4281

Top Performers

Hartford: M. Nwakamma 13 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Albany: P. Hooley 25 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast

Hooley's 25 lead Albany over Hartford 81-56

Associated Press

GUILDERLAND, N.Y. -- Peter Hooley had a career-high 25 points on Saturday night to guide Albany past Hartford 81-56 in the America East Conference opener for both teams.

DJ Evans added 20 points for Albany (7-7), including 6 of 8 from 3-point range. Hooley was 6 of 9 from long distance and the Great Danes as a team were 16 of 23 (69.6 percent). Albany also shot 9 of 18 from inside the arc to finish with 58.1 percent shooting overall.

Albany led 52-39 in the second half when it made 5 of 6 3-pointers over a 4-minute stretch to extend its lead to 67-43 with 8:32 left.

Hartford fell behind 29-12, but finished the first half on a 7-point run to close within 39-30. The Hawks (5-10) shot 41.2 percent with only five turnovers but gave up a 37-14 rebounding edge to Albany.

Mark Nwakamma led the Hawks with 13 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HART
ALBY
Points 56 81
FG Made-Attempted 21-51 (.412) 25-43 (.581)
3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 16-23 (.696)
FT Made-Attempted 8-10 (.800) 15-17 (.882)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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