In college basketball, the UAlbany women’s team fell to No. 2 Duke 80-51 Thursday night. Haley Peters scored 17 points for the Blue Devils. Albany led 20-13 with 7:53 remaining in the first half, but Duke answered with a 15-2 run en route to a 34-26 lead at halftime.
Tonight is the UAlbany men’s team final home game of the calendar year. The 5-5 Great Danes will take on Yale, which is coached by former UAlbany player and assistant coach James Jones.
Meanwhile, No. 1 Arizona topped Southern U. 69-43 and it was eighth-ranked Duke over UCLA 80-63.
Georgetown and Syracuse will meet in the Big East tournament for the 14th and final time today at Madison Square Garden. The Orange earned a berth in the semifinals of what will be their last Big East tourney before leaving for the ACC.
The other Big East semifinal will have fourth-ranked Louisville against No. 24 Notre Dame.