GUILDERLAND, N.Y. -- John Puk made the game-winning free throw in the second overtime on Wednesday night to give Albany a 73-72 win against Maryland-Baltimore County.
Malik Garner fouled Puk on a defensive rebound with 0.4 seconds left. Puk made the first and missed the second on purpose, but committed a lane violation. UMBC was unable to get a shot off in the final tenths of a second.
UMBC took possession with 36 seconds left and the game tied at 72. The Retrievers held the ball until Chase Plummer's missed 3-pointer was gathered by Puk with 2 seconds left.
UMBC (4-11, 0-2) also missed a 3-pointer at the end of first overtime. Rodney Elliott scored 22 to lead the Retrievers.