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Mike Moore

State roundup: UMBC men fall to Albany, 89-72

UMBC's men's basketball team jumped out to a 23-9 lead but lost to visiting Albany on Wednesday night, 89-72. Chase Plummer posted a career high in scoring for the second consecutive night, finishing with 25 points. He scored 23 points in the 82-76 win at New Hampshire on Monday. Albany (15-9, 7-3 America East) won for the fifth time in its past six outings. UMBC fell to 3-18, 2-7. The Great Danes' three starting junior guards — Mike Black, Logan Aronhalt and Gerardo Suero — all tallied 22 points. Aronhalt, who now has 69 points in his past last three games against UMBC, was the Danes' America East Player of the Game. UMBC (2-12, 1-1) took a 10-0 lead...