The coaches didn’t quite know what to make of the Albany Great Danes’ 86-82 win over the Columbia Lions. Continue reading “Columbia’s season-opening seven game road stretch ends in a heartbreaking loss”
Yale freshman Paul Atkinson picked up his second foul five minutes into Friday night’s game in Albany, and as per James Jones’ custom, Atkinson was immediately banished to the bench for the rest of the half.
Except who to replace him with? What would have been the starting center – sophomore Jordan Bruner – is out for the year with a knee injury. Fellow sophomore Austin Williams, who played sparingly last season but is it at least 6-foot-8, 235 pounds, is out as well. Replacing the likes of Justin Sears and Brandon Sherrod is obviously darn near impossible, but recent history has shown that last year’s No. 5 Sam Downey was also extremely underappreciated.
Albany defeated Siena 81-72 at SEFCU Arena on Sunday night, taking back the Albany Cup. The Saints fell behind by 18 at halftime, and then mounted a furious second half scoring assault that fell just a bit short. Foul trouble and defense bedeviled Siena, while Albany improved to 4-2 behind David Nichols’ 29 points and Joe Cremo’s 20. Continue reading “Three Thoughts About Albany and Siena After the Albany Cup”
ALBANY, N.Y. – There were two pieces of positive news for Stony Brook as its bus headed back to Long Island Wednesday night. First, the calendar clearly says February. And second, the Seawolves won’t have to return to SEFCU Arena until 2017.
Other than that there was little to be cheerful about for Stony Brook, who saw its 18-game winning streak (the nation’s longest by six games) come to a crashing halt, 82-70, before a thrilled sell-out crowd of 4,527 at SEFCU Arena.
When the season began, Albany head coach Will Brown was not sure how he would get Joe Cremo playing time. Continue reading “Albany’s Joe Cremo Embraces Key Role Off The Bench”
This is a guest post from New Hampshire student Sam Donnelly who was at UNH’s victory over Albany last night. Continue reading “New Hampshire Breaks Through Against Albany”
This is a guest post from Norman Rose. You may know him as @ECoastBias on Twitter. Continue reading “Three Thoughts: Albany 65, Niagara 56”
Through the first three weeks of the season, Albany was hardly the team that head coach Will Brown envisioned at the start of the year. Continue reading “Albany Relying On Surprising Front Line Consistency”
Albany senior Peter Hooley remembers joking with former Great Dane great Brent Wilson on Twitter when he entered school. Continue reading “Albany Senior Peter Hooley Embracing His Final Season”
Albany will have a chance to win four straight conference championships, an almost unprecedented opportunity, and it could be argued they have a great chance to win come March 2016. Continue reading “Albany Looking To Reload For Another Historic Run”