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Albany suspends WR Gontarek after arrest

(STATS) - Albany has indefinitely suspended wide receiver Josh Gontarek, the CAA offensive rookie of the year in 2014, following his on-campus arrest Monday. Gontarek has been charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and evidence tampering. "We will continue to monitor and respect the legal process and take further action as warranted," athletic director Mark Benson said. Gontarek...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Crook leads Albany (NY) to 35-7 win over Rhode Island

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) D.J. Crook threw for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Albany (N.Y.) to a 35-7 victory over Rhode Island to open Colonial Athletic Association play on Saturday. Elliot Croskey rushed for 141 yards and scored twice in the final quarter. Crook, who threw for 191 yards, led the Great Danes (1-1, 1-0 CAA) to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. Crook ran it in...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

UAlbany Women Down Hartford 84-75, Win Fourth Straight America East Title

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: The University of Albany Great Danes are America East champs. That should sound familiar, as the Albany women’s basketball team dispatched Hartford 84-75 on Friday night to capture their fourth consecutive America East title and earn an automatic bid in the 2015 NCAA tournament. As she had all so many times, Shereesha Richards led the charge...
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

America East Roundup: UAlbany Survives UNH 60-58 In Tourney Semifinals

The University of Albany entered the America East tournament as the favorite to repeat as champions. But New Hampshire made that goal anything but easy. UAlbany watched a long three-pointer from UNH guard Jaleen Smith rim out at the buzzer, allowing the No. 1 seed Great Danes (23-8, 16-1 America East) to escape with a 60-58 win over the No. 4 seed Wildcats...
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

America East Roundup: UAlbany Dispatches Maine 83-66 In First Round

The University of Albany is hoping to return to the NCAA tournament for a third straight year. It got off to a good start Wednesday night. The No. 1 seeded Great Danes (22-8, 15-1 America East) jumped out to an early 17-point lead and coasted to an 83-66 win over No. 8 seed Maine (3-27, 2-14) in the first round of the America East tournament. UAlbany guard...
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Florida Vs. Albany – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

Twitter/@BillFrakes  Congratulations to Albany! The Great Danes won their play-in game against Mount St. Mary’s last night, and now they advance to the second round to face…top seed Florida. That doesn’t sound like much fun. Be sure to click here for more on Florida and Albany. Also, check out our printable bracket here. Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Time: 4:10 PM EST...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Albany Defeats Mount St. Mary’s For First NCAA Tournament Win

Albany recorded the first win of the 2014 NCAA tournament, knocking off Mount St. Mary’s 71-64 on Tuesday night in the First Four. D.J. Evans led the way for the Albany Great Danes, scoring 22 points, including two clinching free throws with 12.6 seconds left to seal the school’s first win in the Big Dance in program history. The Great Danes held a 21-5 lead in the first half...
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Blueprint Breakdown with Drew Dawson: A look at the Great Danes’ bite

Send to KindleCredit: UAlbany Media Relations As I said in a recent blog post for Athlete Innovation, tonight’s play-in games should provide our first dose of madness.  In the coming weeks, there is sure to be considerable jawing about who’s who in college hoops – the players and teams, notable coaches; of course, the odds of winning Buffet’s Billion Dollar Bracket.  If...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Albany Vs. Mount St. Mary’s – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

While Thursday is the first big day for the NCAA Tournament, things technically kick off tonight with the first two “first round” play-in games. First up: the 16-seed game between the Albany Great Danes and  Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers. Also, be sure to click here for more on Albany and Mount St. Mary’s. Also, check out our printable bracket here. Date: Tuesday, March...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update – America East

Albany Great Danes Mike Wells | 5′-10″ | PG | St. Thomas More (CT)| Evan Singletary | 6′-1″ | PG | Moberly CC (MO)| Wheeler Baker | 6′-2″ | PG | Osseo (MN)| Max Twyman | 6′-5″ | SG | Brewster Academy (NH)| Greg Stire | 6′-7″| PF | Christian Brothers (NY)| Geremy McKay | 6′-7″ | PF | Caulfield (AUS)| After winning the ...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Albany Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Albany Great Danes were given a 16-seed in the South-region. They are coached by Will Brown and hail from the America East Conference. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against the Mount St. Mary’s in the first round in Dayton.  Why: Albany finished with...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Albany loses 80-51 at No. 2 Duke

Shereesha Richards carried Albany for a while. When she slowed down, so did the Great Danes. Richards scored 20 of her 24 points in the first half of the Great Danes' 80-51 loss at No. 2 Duke on Thursday night. Richards scored her team's first 14 points and was the primary reason Albany (8-2) led for the first part of the game. ''I wanted her to see herself play against the best...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Albany beats NJIT 66-55

DJ Evans scored 17 points and four teammates scored in double digits Sunday as Albany (NY) came from behind to beat NJIT 66-55. Gary Johnson and Sam Rowley each had 12 for Albany (4-3), and John Puk and Peter Hooley each scored 10. Damon Lynn scored a game-high 24 points, including five 3-pointers, for NJIT (4-4), and shot 5 of 6 from the free-throw line. Puk started the game...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Hooley leads Albany over Rider 70-59

Peter Hooley scored a game-high 24 points as Albany jumped out to an early lead and held on to defeat Rider 70-59 on Tuesday night. Hooley finished with 14 points in the first half as Rider trailed 32-16. Seven minutes into the second half, the Great Danes (3-3) had stretched their lead to 23. Rider responded with a 19-6 run that cut the deficit to 49-41 with 7:20 to play. The Broncs...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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