ALBANY, N.Y. RUMORS & GOSSIP
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.
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Date: Thursday, March 20, 2014
Time: 4:10 PM EST...
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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...
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.
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Date: Tuesday, March...
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.
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Where: They will open play against the Mount St. Mary’s in the first round in Dayton.
Why: Albany finished with...
For the second straight season, the, University at Albany has pulled off an improbable upset and is now its way to the NCAA Tournament.
Playing the America East championship game away from home for the second straight year, the Danes upset second-seeded Stony Brook 69-60 in front of a sold out crowd of 1,630 at stunned Pritchard Gym.
The win sends to the Danes to the NCAA’s for...
UAlbany's Mike Black
Stony Brook was the number one seed in the America East Conference Tournament but the only shot the Seawolves had of dancing in March was to win the tournament.
Well Albany had something to say about that. Mike Black, who led the Great Danes with 16 points, scored his last two at the buzzer to win it for Albany.
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Rockets and Basketball: Life in IsraelI recently spoke with former University of Albany stand-out Will Harris. Will attended the University of Virginia before transferring to the University of Albany. He started for the Albany Great Danes from 2008-2010. After playing professional basketball in Denmark last year, Harris signed to play with Israeli pro team, Maccabi Kiryat Gat. Little...
Will Fiacchi passed for one touchdown and ran for a second to lead Albany (NY) over Duquesne 38-31 Saturday in Northeast Conference action.
The Great Danes (8-2, 6-1), who scored four touchdowns in the second quarter to open a 35-7 halftime lead, had to withstand a comeback by Duquesne (5-5, 3-4). The Dukes, behind quarterback Sean Patterson, scored three touchdowns in the second...
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November 10, 2012
Will Fiacchi threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Albany past Robert Morris 35-10 to open conference play for both teams.
Fiacchi completed 17-of-21 passes for 208 yards - with Cole King on the receiving end of all of his TD tosses - to help the defending Northeastern Conference champion Great Danes (2-0) beat the Colonials for the first time on the road since...
Albany scored twice on blocked punts after trailing early to beat Colgate 40-23 Saturday in the season opener for each team.
The Great Danes fell behind 10-0, then began a second-quarter comeback with a 61-yard scoring drive and a pair of blocked punts. The first, blocked by Andrew Smith, was recovered by Colgate in its own end zone for a safety. Ocieka Bakou blocked Colgate'...
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September 01, 2012
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Dan Di Lella threw four touchdown passes, two in each half, leading Albany (N.Y.) to a 31-21 victory over Sacred Heart in both teams' final regular-season game Saturday.
Di Lella finished with 165 passing yards for the Great Danes, who earned a share of the Northeast Conference championship and their first trip to the FCS playoffs with the win.
Albany (8-3, 7-1) broke a 14...
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November 19, 2011