ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ahmad Clark was 13 of 15 from the free throw line to total 23 points while dishing out six assists to help Albany thwart Manhattan 77-67 on Thursday night to halt a three-game skid.
Cameron Healy added 16 points, Antonio Rizzuto had 14 and Adam Lulka posted a double-double with 10 points and 10 boards for Albany (4-9).
The Great Danes were 28 of 35 from the free throw line while Manhattan made just 7 of 13 attempts.
Albany never trailed, taking a 33-30 lead into the break after Healy drained a 3-pointer in the final seconds. The Great Danes pushed their lead to 50-42 after Clark's jumper midway in the second half. Albany could never shake free of Manhattan as the Jaspers closed to 57-55 after Thomas Capuano drained a 3-pointer with 5:51 remaining. Clark answered with a 3-pointer, but Manhattan's Nehemiah Mack responded with another trey to trail 61-58 at the 4:49 mark. The Great Danes made nine free throws down the stretch to seal the win.
Mack finished with a career-high 21 points for Manhattan (2-9).