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UAlbany Falls Out Of First Place With Loss At Boston U.

The University at Albany men’s basketball team was playing very well headed into Monday night’s game.

Unfortunately, the Great Danes have played much better at home this year in conference games and last night, they were at Agganis Arena, in Boston.

The Terriers of Boston University are the defending America East champs and the 70-57 victory over UAlbany made it look like the championship will go through them in some way, again this season.

UAlbany (4-2, 12-8) is now just 1-2 on the road in conference play, while having a perfect 3-0 mark at home. Now, the Great Danes have played better teams on the road, but they’re going to have to win some away games to really make some noise in the league.

The loss, which dropped UAlbany into a third place tie, basically came down to a 34-9 run for Boston University that bridged the first and second half and put them up by double-digits.

The Great Danes really struggled on offense and it couldn’t have been more evident than junior guard Gerardo Suero. The nation’s fourth leading scorer scored a season-low six points and was held to less than double-digits for the first time all season. Suero shot just 1-for-10 from the field and remained on the bench for the game’s final 12 minutes, finishing with more turnovers (8) than points.

Courtesy UAlbany Athletics

Suero wasn’t the only one who struggled, as UAlbany shot just 30.6 percent (19-62) for the game and finished 17 points below its season average of 74 points per game.

Logan Aronhalt’s deep 3-point shooting kept the Great Danes in the game, but even Aronhalt who scored a game-high 20 points, shot just 7-for-21 from the field.

Courtesy UAlbany Athletics

Aronhalt is currently just three points shy of 1,000 for his career. The junior will likely become the program’s 32nd 1,000-point scorer, in his next game.

UAlbany must turn its road woes around, as they take on Vermont on Thursday, in Burlington, Vt. The two teams are tied for third place, at 4-2.

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