Albany’s Australian Pipeline Half A Decade Strong

Over the last three seasons Albany has been consistent for one thing in the America East: winning championships. However, this season marks the fifth straight season in which the Great Danes possessed at least one Australian on their roster. Continue reading “Albany’s Australian Pipeline Half A Decade Strong”

Oklahoma Respectful, But Not Interested In Albany Backstory

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Like some others who emerge from the mid-major shadows in March, Peter Hooley went from relatively unknown (outside the America East and Australia, of course) national figure to a household name in the time it takes for a basketball to travel 25 feet with a slight arc.

But, even by the those standards, Hooley is not your ordinary instant college basketball hero. And his story (and the way he has handled himself subsequently) has gone from SportsCenter to national publications to him penning his own story in the New York Post for Thursday editions (which coach Will Brown said Hooley wrote on the plane to Columbus).

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Albany Loss Hurts For Stony Brook, But It’s Not March Yet

It was de ja vu all over again for Stony Brook fans Monday night, many of whom were in approximately the same seat (albeit a much nicer one since Stony Brook Arena has been refurbished and rebranded as Island Federal Credit Union Arena) three years ago as the Seawolves’ shooting aim inexplicably disappeared at the worst possible time, shooting just 4-19 from behind the arc and 17-58 from the field as Vermont came in and took the America East title, 51-43. Continue reading “Albany Loss Hurts For Stony Brook, But It’s Not March Yet”