Clark's career-best 30 points leads Albany over Canisius
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Ahmad Clark set career highs with 30 points and seven assists, Devonte Campbell added 15 points and Albany beat Canisius 75-66 on Saturday.
Cameron Healy scored 14 points and Adam Lulka grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds for the Great Danes (1-2), who shot 53 percent to the Griffins' 38 percent but gave up 16 points on 18 turnovers.
Clark's 3 capped a 7-0 run for a 42-35 Albany lead with 12:10 to play, but the Griffins stayed close and closed to 37-35 on Kendall Lauderdale's jumper before the Great Danes again pulled away. Canisus closed to 58-51 in Jonathan Sanks' jumper with 3:58 to go, but Clark scored five straight and Albany led by 10 on Devonte Campbell's layup with 1:30 to play and held on.
Albany closed the first half on a 13-4 run capped by Takal Molson's layup and led 26-22 at halftime after shooting just 38 percent from the field to the Griffins' 33 percent.
Molson scored 24 points and Scott Hitchon added a career-high 10 for the Griffins (1-1).
Updated November 17, 2018