ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Brandon Briggs’ second 37-yard field goal, this to start of the fourth quarter, allowed Maine to escape Albany with a 12-10 victory Saturday.
The victory was Maine’s second straight Colonial Athletic Association win and first on the road. The victory was their third straight over the Great Danes. Maine now leads the series, 6-5.
Antoine White returned a Maine fumble 5 yards for a touchdown to get Albany on the board in the first quarter, but the Black Bears got the first of Briggs’s 37-yard field goals and a 34-yard pass from Chris Ferguson to Micah Wright to make it 9-7 at halftime.
Ethan Stark put the Great Danes (3-4, 1-3 Colonial) in the lead with a 36-yard field goal with 2:08 left in the third quarter.
Josh Mack, who entered the game averaging 154.4 yards per game for Maine, finished with 108 yards on 32 carries.