HANOVER, N.H. — David Nichols made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, two other Albany players had 18 and the Great Danes beat Dartmouth 91-73 on Wednesday for their fifth straight victory.

It’s Albany’s first 5-0 start since the 1985-86 season.

Albany closed out the first half on a 26-10 spurt for a 50-34 lead and went on a 16-4 second-half run, including 10 straight, to make it 84-65. The Big Green only made two field goals in the final eight minutes.

Travis Charles made 8 of 13 shots for 18 points and Joe Cremo was 6 of 10 for 18 to help Albany. Ahmad Clark made all four of his free throws and scored 13 points as the Great Danes went 15 of 16 at the stripe.

Miles Wright led Dartmouth (1-2) with 21 points. Brendan Barry made four of the Big Green’s eight 3-pointers and finished with 14 points.