Despite a near double-double with 24 points and 9 rebounds from Darius Paul, and 16 points in the second half from Rashaun Freeman, the Patroons lost a close game at the Washington Avenue Armory, 111-98, to the Jamestown Jackals. The loss pushed Albany to an 8-3 overall record, with the Patroons losing three of their last four contests.
The Patroons suffered from several costly turnovers in the game, giving the ball away ten times in the first half, and finishing the game with 16 turnovers to Jamestown’s 13.
Joshua Cameron, in his first home start for the Patroons, started the scoring with seven points, and finished with 13. Edwin Ubiles also scored 13 points, including going 3-for-8 from 3-point range.
The Jackals were led in scoring by DaVonte Harris, who had 23 points; while DeAngelo Stewart (11 pts, 11 rebs) and Troy Taylor (12 pts, 11 rebs) had double-doubles for the Jackals, who are now 5-9 in the TBL standings.
Albany now leaves for a six-game road trip, including four games on a Western road swing, before returning to the Armory to host the New York Court Kings on Friday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m.