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Maine looks to seep Albany

Posted at 3:45 PM, Feb 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-15 15:45:45-05

Albany (8-17, 3-7) vs. Maine (5-21, 3-8)

Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, Maine; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Maine goes for the season sweep over Albany after winning the previous matchup in Albany. The teams last played each other on Jan. 12, when the Black Bears shot 43.1 percent from the field while limiting Albany to just 40.8 percent en route to the four-point victory.

LEADING THE CHARGE: Maine's Andrew Fleming has averaged 13.9 points and 7.3 rebounds while Isaiah White has put up 14 points. For the Great Danes, Ahmad Clark has averaged 16.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists while Cameron Healy has put up 16.3 points.

IN-CONFERENCE IMPROVEMENTS: The Black Bears have scored 64.7 points per game and allowed 69.2 points per game against America East opponents. Those are both improvements over the 68.4 points scored and 74.1 points allowed to non-conference opponents.

OFFENSIVE THREAT: Healy has made or assisted on 43 percent of all Albany field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has accounted for 20 field goals and eight assists in those games.

ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Great Danes have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Black Bears. Maine has 50 assists on 75 field goals (66.7 percent) across its previous three outings while Albany has assists on 44 of 65 field goals (67.7 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Albany has scored 62.6 points and allowed 64.4 points over its last five games. Maine has averaged 68.4 points and given up 69.2 over its last five.

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