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Albany coasts past UMBC in 69-55 win

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Wheeler Baker scored 14 points, Sam Rowley added 12 more and Albany cruised to a 69-55 win over Maryland-Baltimore County on Sunday. Rowley went 4 of 4 from the field and also hit all four shots from the line. Dallas Ennema and Ray Sanders added 11 points apiece as Albany (12-7, 7-0 America East) shot 47 percent from the floor and controlled the glass 32-21 to...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Albany climbs to 6-0, tops Hartford 62-53

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Sam Rowley scored a career-high 22 points as Albany won its sixth straight game to start the America East Conference season with a 62-53 win at Hartford Thursday night. The Great Danes (11-7, 6-0) took over sole possession of first place in conference after New Hampshire handed Vermont its first conference loss, 73-68. Rowley scored 10 of his points in...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Albany powers past Binghamton 73-58

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Peter Hooley scored 16 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Albany to a 73-58 win over Binghamton on Wednesday night. Sam Rowley added 14 points on 6-for-12 shooting and his brother, Mike Rowley, finished with 13 points and eight rebounds to help Albany (9-7, 4-0 America East) extend its win streak to four. Ray Sanders had 11 points. Both teams shot comparably...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via College Chalktalk
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

Mass-Lowell tops Albany (NY) in overtime 70-66

Akeem Williams scored 20 points, including three free throws late in overtime, and had eight assists as Mass-Lowell topped Albany (N.Y.) 70-66 on Wednesday. The teams were tied at 63 with 2:58 left in overtime after Gary Johnson's layup for Albany. Mass-Lowell (4-11, 3-1 American East) then got a layup and free throw from Kerry Weldon and single free throws from DJ Mlachnik and...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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