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Rowley, Albany (NY) top Binghamton 71-59

Rowley, Albany (NY) top Binghamton 71-59

VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) Sam Rowley turned in his first double-double with career highs of 21 points and 13 rebounds as Albany (N.Y.) defeated Binghamton 71-59 Monday night in America East Conference action.

The double-figure scoring performance was the third this year for Rowley, who is averaging 6.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. The 6-foot-8 sophomore from Sydney was 8 of 9 from the field and also dished out four assists.

Binghamton (2-13, 0-2) led 13-8 when Rowley and Luke Devlin combined to bring the Great Danes (13-4, 2-1) back. Devlin hit a jumper, a layup and a free throw consecutively and Rowley followed with two lay-ins for a 17-13 lead. Albany never trailed again and led 32-21 at halftime, with Rowley accounting for 11 points and Devlin seven of his 12.

Albany has won nine of its past 10.

Taylor Johnston led Binghamton with a career-high 22 points on 7-of-11 shooting.

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WATCH: Bradley Beal cross Andre Drummond into next week on step-back 3

WATCH: Bradley Beal cross Andre Drummond into next week on step-back 3

Bradley Beal didn't take long to add to his highlight reel Monday afternoon.

Beal just reminded Pistons' center Andre Drummond that he really shouldn't be out on the perimeter while on defense. 

After crossing up Drummond, Beal hit him with a step-back three and then reminded him that you should really slide your feet on defense. 

Beal is clearly having himself a week after getting engaged to his longtime girlfriend on Sunday.

Hopefully, Drummond learned his lesson.

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Bradley Beal's girlfriend Kamiah Adams announces the couple's engagement

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Bradley Beal's girlfriend Kamiah Adams announces the couple's engagement

The Wizards didn't play on Sunday, but Bradley Beal by far had his best day of the new year.

The 26-year-old proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Kamiah Adams, on Sunday, and Adams showed off her ring in a lengthy Instagram post.

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When we had first began dating, you helped me conquer a fear of Ferris wheels& heights... you took me to the top of the Ferris wheel in Vegas, and asked me to be your girlfriend. 4 years later, you helped me conquer the fear of opening up, being vulnerable, and not only loving someone unconditionally, but allowing myself to be loved unconditionally as well, and asked me to spend the rest of my life with you. I love you so so much. No one else id rather spend my life with. Thank you for helping me evolve into the woman I’ve become, and for constantly challenging me to become better each and everyday. I did then, I do now, and I will FOREVER. YES YES YES!!!!!!!!!!! 💍🥰 🥺🥺😩😍

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"When we had first began dating, you helped me conquer a fear of Ferris wheels & heights... you took me to the top of the Ferris wheel in Vegas, and asked me to be your girlfriend," Adams wrote. "4 years later, you helped me conquer the fear of opening up, being vulnerable, and not only loving someone unconditionally, but allowing myself to be loved unconditionally as well, and asked me to spend the rest of my life with you. I love you so so much. No one else id rather spend my life with. Thank you for helping me evolve into the woman I’ve become, and for constantly challenging me to become better each and everyday. I did then, I do now, and I will FOREVER. YES YES YES!!!!!!!!!!!"

The couple has two kids together, both of which are boys. Their first son, Bradley Jr., was born in July of 2018, and their second son, Braylon, was born this past August.

Congrats to Brad and Kamiah!

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