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Healy leads Albany (NY) over UMass Lowell 101-75

Jan. 22, 2020 10:40 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Healy scored a career-high 41 points, including eight 3-pointers, as Albany beat UMass Lowell 101-75 on Wednesday night. Ahmad Clark had 15 points and six assists for Albany (11-9, 4-1 America East Conference). Romani Hansen added 12 points and seven rebounds. It was the first...

Olaniyi, Garcia lead Stony Brook over Albany 70-62

Jan. 18, 2020 10:21 PM EST

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi and Andrew Garcia scored 20 points apiece as Stony Brook topped Albany 70-62 on Saturday night. Makale Foreman had 11 points for Stony Brook (13-7, 4-1 America East Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive home victory. Mouhamadou Gueye added eight rebounds...

Clark, Rizzuto lead Albany's OT win over New Hampshire

Jan. 15, 2020 10:44 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Ahmad Clark had 27 points and Antonio Rizzuto's steal and jumper gave Albany the lead late in overtime of a 76-73 victory over New Hampshire on Wednesday night. New Hampshire led 73-71 after Nick Guadarrama made one of two free throws with 24 seconds left in overtime. Albany would score...

Clark sets free throw record, Albany tops Maine 76-70

Jan. 11, 2020 7:26 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ahmad Clark made a single-game school record 19 of 24 free throws and scored 28 points as Albany beat Maine 76-70 on Saturday to win its third straight. Clark surpassed the 18 free throws Brian Lillis made against Boston U on March 8, 2008. Trey Hutcheson had 15 points and eight boards...

Christmas ransomware attack hit New York airport servers

Jan. 10, 2020 11:48 AM EST

COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York airport and its computer management provider were attacked by ransomware over Christmas, officials said. Officials at the Albany County Airport Authority announced Thursday that the attack came to light after Schenectady-based LogicalNet reported its own management...

Transgender boy sues NY state over sex on birth certificate

Jan. 7, 2020 4:21 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A transgender teen unable to change the sex listed on his birth certificate sued New York state Tuesday, claiming a discriminatory policy is forcing him to rely on a document that inaccurately portrays his identity. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Albany argues that transgender...

Healy scores 17 to carry Albany (NY) past Binghamton 74-62

Jan. 4, 2020 7:47 PM EST

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Healy scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds and Albany beat Binghamton 74-62 on Saturday in the America East Conference opener. Ahmad Clark had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Great Danes (8-8), Antonio Rizzuto added 10 points and Malachi de Sousa grabbed nine...

Slain Rhode Island woman cared for children at local YMCA

Jan. 3, 2020 2:07 PM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The 54-year-old Rhode Island woman shot and killed on New Year's Day was a trusted member of the child care team at a local YMCA, officials said. Cheryl Smith was killed in her Pawtucket home on Wednesday. Smith was “a beloved member of the community and our child care team...

2 face murder charges in New Year's Day shooting

Jan. 2, 2020 2:46 PM EST

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island have arrested two people in connection with the fatal shooting on New Year's Day of a 54-year-old woman. Cheryl Smith was found in a Pawtucket home at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday suffering from several gunshot wounds to her chest, city police said Thursday. She...

Albany earns a last-second victory over Columbia, 67-66

Dec. 30, 2019 9:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahmad Clark Tied the game with two seconds left and Cameron Healy added the game-winning point from the free throw line with under a second remaining as Albany knocked off Columbia for its first nonconference road win of the season, 67-66 on Monday night. Mike Smith hit two free throws with...