Albany (NY) downs UMass-Lowell 90-77 behind Nichols, Cremo
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — David Nichols scored 24 points and dished a career-high eight assists, Joe Cremo added 23 points with five assists, and Albany (N.Y.) shot 60 percent from the floor in the second half to run away from UMass-Lowell 90-77 on Wednesday night.
Travis Charles scored 15, Greig Stire added 12, and the Great Danes (14-10, 5-4 America East) used 20 assists in making 32 of 61 field goals.
Devonte Campbell’s layup capped an 11-3 run and Albany pulled ahead 50-38 early in the second half after shooting 75 percent from the floor over the span. Costa Anderson’s 3 put Albany up 63-48 with 11:52 left and the Great Danes cruised after leading by 18 with 8:21 to play.
Albany led 39-35 at halftime behind Cremo’s 12 points and Stire’s 10.
Jahad Thomas scored 26 points and Ryan Jones added 18 with five assists for the River Hawks (9-15, 3-6).