HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Joe Cremo scored 21 points, Travis Charles had 14 and nine rebounds and Albany beat Harford 69-63 on Sunday.

David Nichols also scored 14 points, Costa Anderson 11 and Greg Stire grabbed 11 rebounds for the Great Danes (19-8, 7-5 AE) who have won three of their last four contests. Cremo made 11 of Albany's 21 free throws.

Albany led 32-28 at halftime before Hartford rallied to tie it at 39 with John Carroll's layup. Cremo later scored six points during an 8-0 run for a 50-42 lead. Carroll's two foul shots reduced the deficit to 55-54 with 3:12 left before Nichols followed with a 3. Albany made 8 of 12 foul shots in the last minute to secure the win.

J.R. Lynch led Hartford (14-11, 7-4 AE) with 19 points, Carroll scored 16 and Travis Weatherington 10. The Hawks were just 4 of 18 from distance.

ALBANY 69, HARTFORD 63

ALBANY (19-8) — Charles 5-14 4-6 14; Campbell 1-3 0-0 2; Stire 2-4 1-3 5; Nichols 4-8 5-7 14; Cremo 4-10 11-16 21; Foster 1-1 0-0 2; Clark 0-0 0-0 0; Anderson 4-8 0-0 11. Totals: 21-48 21-32 69.

HARTFORD (14-11) — Carroll 6-11 3-5 16; Attia 2-3 0-0 4; Dunne 3-8 0-1 7; Weatherington 3-5 3-3 10; Lynch 7-17 4-5 19; Hobbs 1-6 0-0 2; Blagojevic 2-4 1-1 5; Ramirez 0-2 0-0 0. Totals: 24-56 11-15 63.

Halftime — Albany 32, Hartford 28. Three-pointers — Albany 6-16 (Anderson 3-7, Cremo 2-5, Nichols 1-3, Campbell 0-1); Hartford 4-18 (Weatherington 1-2, Carroll 1-2, Dunne 1-5, Lynch 1-5, Hobbs 0-4). Fouled Out — Attia. Rebounds — Albany 33 (Stire 11); Hartford 28 (Dunne, Carroll 6). Assists — Albany 9 (Nichols, Cremo 4); Hartford 9 (Carroll 4). Total Fouls — Albany 17; Hartford 24. Attendance — 1,525 (4,017).