CSR men’s basketball pulls away in second half to beat American International

ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE The College of Saint Rose defeated American International 90-78 on Monday.
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The College of Saint Rose defeated American International 90-78 on Monday.

ALBANY — The College of Saint Rose men’s basketball team used a 13-3 run that started midway through the second half to gain control on the way to a 90-78 victory over American International at Nolan Gym on Monday.

Shane O’Dell started the run with a jumper with 10:32 left, and his layup gave the Golden Knights a 65-60 lead with 9:41 left.

Sean Dadey 3-pointer off the fast break made it 70-61, and Erc Fleming also scored in transition for a 74-63 lead with 7:31 left.

American International didn’t get within nine of the lead the rest of the way.

Fleming and Josh McGettigan scored 21 each for Saint Rose (2-1), and O’Dell finished with 18, helped by a 3-for-4 night from 3-point range.

Tray Alexander had 10 assists and 11 points for the Golden Knights, and Cartier Bowman grabbed 12 rebounds.

Walter Covington led American International with 15 points.

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