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Albany (NY) Rallies Past Md.-Baltimore County 66-63

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(Credit: AP)

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Logan Aronhalt scored 28 points and Tim Ambrose had 25 as Albany (N.Y.) overcame a 15-point deficit to defeat Maryland-Baltimore County 66-63 on Wednesday night.

The Great Danes (11-12, 4-4 America East Conference) trailed 37-22 with 2:16 left in the first half and 39-27 at the break.

The Retrievers (3-18, 2-6) still led 49-36 with 14:24 to go when Albany went on a 14-2 run to get within a point.

The Great Danes tied it at 55 on an Ambrose 3-pointer with 7:47 left, but didn’t pull ahead until Mike Black’s layup made it 64-63 with 23 seconds left.

Chris De La Rosa, who led the Retrievers with 15 points, missed a jumper with 7 seconds to go and Albany’s John Puk rebounded.

Aronhalt’s two free throws with 2 seconds left gave the Great Danes their third straight win.

Albany shot 38.5 percent from the field (25 of 65) while UMBC shot 39.7 percent (25 of 63).

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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