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Singletary with 21 points, Albany (NY) routs Yale 88-54

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Evan Singletary scored 21 points and Albany (NY) rolled to an 88-54 rout of Yale on Sunday. Singletary was 7 of 9 from the floor with four 3-pointers. Travis Charles scored 16 points and Ray Sanders added 15 for Albany (4-3), which has won back-to-back games after losing to South Florida 63-61 on Nov. 24, and has won four of its last five. Peter Hooley chipped...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hooley's free throw gives Albany (NY) 74-73 edge over NJIT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Peter Hooley split a pair of free throws with one second left, and Albany (NY) withstood a late surge to edge NJIT 74-73 on Friday night. Joe Cremo scored 18 points to lead Albany (3-3). Ray Sanders had 15 points and Evan Singletary added 14. Mike Rowley chipped in six points with 10 rebounds and five assists. Hooley finished with seven points. Damon Lynn had...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Defense helps No. 4 Lady Vols outlast Albany 63-55

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mercedes Russell scored 12 points Friday as No. 4 Tennessee held off several Albany threats down the stretch, outlasting the Great Danes 63-55 for its 27th straight home victory. The Lady Vols (4-1) haven't lost at home since a 75-71 defeat to Kentucky on Feb. 16, 2014. Albany (4-1) had the ball with a chance to tie the game in the final minute, but Shereesha...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Albany 12 of 19 from 3-point range to beat Colgate 88-67

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Ray Sanders went 6 for 6 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 24 points to lead Albany to an 88-67 win over Colgate on Thursday night. Evan Singletary added 21 points for the Great Danes (1-2), who shot 53 percent including a scorching 12 of 19 from 3-point range. Austin Tillotson had 17 points, Dave Krmpotich 15 and Jordan Swopshire 14 for the Raiders...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down the Cats and the Great Danes

On Friday night in Rupp Arena, the Kentucky Wildcats will kick off their 2015-16 campaign when they welcome in the University at Albany Great Danes in to the friendly confines.  The two teams have never played previously, so this will be a great opportunity to add another victim to Kentucky’s long list of defeated teams. […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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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September 29, 2015  |  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...
Via College Spun
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...
Via College Spun
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 ...
Via Hoopniks
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...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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