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Albany 69, Stony Brook 60

Sam Rowley led all scorers with 18 points as the Great Danes captured their second consecutive America East championship, turning away the Seawolves to earn an NCAA tournament berth in Stony Brook, New York. DJ Evans added 16 points for Albany and Peter Hooley notched 15, including a series of clutch plays late in the game in the absence of Rowley, who fouled out with 7:03 left...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake holds early lead, defeats Albany (NY) 71-63

Richard Carter made two clutch buckets and five free throws for 9 of his 26 points in the final two minutes as Drake answered Albany's late-game push for a 71-63 victory on Monday. Albany scored the first points, but Drake (8-3) raced away on long-range shooting with a pair of 3-pointers from Jordan Daniels and three from Carter. The Bulldogs hit 10 of 19 from 3-point range...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Albany (NY) beats Yale 70-62

D.J. Evans scored 14 points with nine rebounds, three assists and three steals to lead Albany (NY) to a 70-62 victory over Yale on Friday night. John Puk and Peter Hooley each posted 13 points. Hooley sank 6 of 6 free throws to help the Great Danes (6-5) average 76.2 percent from the line. Both teams started slowly with Yale's first points coming on a 3-point jumper by Javier...
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December 20, 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...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke kicks off the NCAA Tournament against Albany

For the 29th year out of the last 30, the Blue Devils will take part in the NCAA Tournament. Today at 12:15 pm on CBS, Duke will face America East champion Albany Great Danes. Bad memories of last year have surfaced since the seedings were passed out and Duke landed as a #2 seed for the second straight year and the fourth in the last six years. Of the previous three times the Blue...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Huskies Host Albany In Season's Second Game

The Basics6:30 P.M. PST. Pac-12 Network. Alaska Airlines ArenaIdeasLoyola of Maryland's mascot is the Greyhounds. Albany's mascot is the Great Danes. Man, there have been a lot of dogs in Seattle recently. Also, Albany's mascot is a dog (clearly) and their colors are purple in gold. Coincidence? I THINK NOT. The University of Albany wants to steal the University of Washington...
Via SeaTown Sports
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Albany (NY) 72, Hartford 60

Logan Aronhalt scored 17 points, including the game-winner, and Albany held Hartford scoreless for the final 5:02 to erase a four-point deficit and win 72-60 Saturday. The Great Danes (14-9, 6-3 America East Conference), who won their second straight game, led 43-34 when the Hawks (4-17, 4-5) used a 10-0 run to pull ahead. Albany regained the lead on a layup by John Puk, building...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Albany (NY) 76, Maine 75

Gerardo Suero scored 26 points and Albany (N.Y.) rallied, then held off Maine 76-75 Saturday night in America East action. Maine (8-7, 2-2) led 71-66 with 4:16 to play. But Albany (12-7, 4-1) outscored the Black Bears 10-4 down the stretch and held on to win. The decisive point came with 1:07 remaining. Backup center John Puk made 1 of 2 free throws for his only point to put Albany...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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